Honda Aircraft to Build New HondaJet Aircraft Maintenance Facility in North Carolina
Honda Aircraft, along with senior officials from the State of North Carolina and the Greensboro Economic Development Alliance, today announced Honda’s selection of Greensboro, North Carolina, as the location for its new HondaJet Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility. Honda Aircraft will invest an additional $20 million to build the new MRO facility, bringing its total capital investment for construction of its North Carolina facilities to more than $120 million. Honda Aircraft’s MRO facility will provide services for HondaJet owners that complement the services they receive at facilities across its HondaJet dealer network in North America and Europe.
Design of the MRO facility, which is expected to encompass more than 80,000 square feet, will be finalized in the first quarter of 2012, with construction scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2012, and occupancy to begin in the first half of 2013. This timing supports the HondaJet’s scheduled certification and entry into service in mid-2013.