Sharjah Airport Authority has signed an agreement with Gama Support Services to build and operate a new private jet terminal worth AED 110 million.
The new project will spread over more than 40,000 square metres and comprise two private jet hangars with a capacity of two large Boeing Business Jets each.
The facility will include resting areas and lounges, in addition to Duty Free shops and passport control and customs lanes. The project will also include an aircraft fuelling unit, aircraft parking apron for business jets and car parking spaces for terminal users and guests.
Gama Aviation is the sole service provider of ground services to the general aviation sector in Sharjah International Airport.
“The agreements we have signed and the investment we are making here reflects our confidence in the prospective business of Sharjah economy," said Richard Lineveldt, general manager of Gama Support Services.
During the last few years, the general aviation market has witnessed growth in the number of business jets and private aircraft owners, and we expect this to continue on the short and long terms,” he added.