Date set for groundbreaking and construction of private jet terminal
|Private jet parked on the tarmac with American Airlines and Air Canada on the runway at the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport. (Photo by Erasmus Williams)|
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, JANUARY 23RD 2012 (CUOPM) – A date has been set for the groundbreaking of St. Kitts’ private jet terminal.
The ceremony to begin construction on this 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 offices and processing facilities, as well as an elegantly landscaped courtyard and events center.
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.