The facility is intended to provide the new RAAF Special Purpose Fleet with an aircraft storage and light maintenance facility in Canberra, separate from the current base at RAAF Fairbairn. This facility will not undertake engine, avionic or wheel and brake repairs as these are undertaken by period contactors.
Engineering facilities include a clear span hangar of 85 metres to fit two Boeing 737-BBJ’s and three Bombadier Challenger 600 executive jets plus apron space to accommodate these aircraft. Several workshops, high level loft space for bulk storage and large storage area for aircraft interior units.
Training facilities, administrative & engineering offices, staff amenities, a VIP departure lounge, check-in and departure lounge plus customs and immigration facilities for people accompanying VIP’s.