New T-Hangars Launched At Greater Binghamton Airport

 (MAINE, NY) -- Broome County Executive Debbie Preston today announced the completion of the $745,000 T-Hangar construction project at the Greater Binghamton Airport. She was joined by Aviation Commissioner Carl Beardsley Jr., new T-Hangar tenants and representatives from local construction firms. 

The project replaced the 15 former 30-year-old T-Hangars with 20 state-of-the-art T-Hangars, which will increase BGM revenue by $21,000 annually through tenant leases.  

“As we continue to make first-class improvements to the Greater Binghamton Airport, we are always looking for opportunities to increase revenue and provide a better overall visitor experience,” said Broome County Executive Debbie Preston. “Our new T-Hangars will both increase revenue and provide new, modern storage for our aircraft tenants, and all phases of the project were completed by local firms.  This project is a win for all involved parties.” 

The new T-Hangars were designed by McFarland Johnson of Binghamton and the construction project was managed by Boland’s Excavating of Conklin; Gorick Construction of Binghamton completed the demolition of the former structures in 2012. 

The project was funded primarily through $600,000 in New York State Grants, and $124,000 from bonded revenues from Hangar leases over the next several years. 

“Our T-Hangar construction project focused on the continued development of General Aviation services at BGM and shows that our operations are diverse,” said Aviation Commissioner Carl Beardsley Jr. “From commercial to general aviation, the Greater Binghamton Airport is truly our gateway to the world.” 

General Aviation includes private and corporate aircraft as well as law enforcement, medevac, flight instruction and many other forms of aviation. 

Previously this year Preston announced the opening of the new Military Family Room and new Pillars of the Community Campaign at the Greater Binghamton Airport.  

08/29/2013 - 4:59pm