94 private jets parked at Robert L. Bradshaw Airport in December

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JANUARY 23RD 2012 (CUOPM) – With the announcement Monday that a date has been set for the groundbreaking of St. Kitts’ private jet terminal, it was disclosed Tuesday that over 90 private jets were parked at the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport in December.

Operations at the St. Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority (SCASPA) said 94 private jets were parked at the airport last month, with 17 parked at the same time on December 26th (Boxing Day).

Several private jets parked at the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport (Photo taken from the wheelhouse of the Allure of the Seas by Erasmus Williams)

He said the private aircraft ranged from the Lear jet and Gulf Stream 2 to the Gulf Stream 5 to the Hawker- Siddley and Falcon to the 100-passnger Boeing Business Jet.

The ground breaking ceremony and construction of the new world-class facility at St. Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport is February 3rd and completion is scheduled for October 2012.

The private jet terminal will be located west of the main airport parking apron and will consist of world class arrival and departure lounges, a business center, and related customs, immigration and offices and processing facilities, as well as an elegantly landscaped courtyard and events center. Customs and immigration facilities.

The first phase of the development will feature the main tropical-styled and environmentally friendly terminal, valued at approximately US$6 million, with the total cost of the final project estimated at US$ 15 million.

The terminal will be constructed and operated by Veling Limited with full ownership to be transferred to The St. Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority (SCASPA) at the end of the concession contract period.

Veling Limited is a global aviation solution provider based in Mauritius and London, England.

The architect and interior decorator for the new terminal is internationally acclaimed Bobby Mukherji & Associates, recognized as one of India’s top ten design firms.

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