The University of Trinidad and Tobago has completed the majority of the construction an Aviation Campus at Camden Airfield. This will provide aircraft maintenance and engineering training with management components.
The Campus features a hangar and other support infrastructure such as a runway and taxiway. It will accommodate ATR42/72-600s and De Havilland Dash 8 aircraft.
An ATR-approved MRO in Trinidad and Tobago can grow to provide the following suite of services:
- 36,000 cycle checks
- 33,000 cycle wing modifications
- 27,000 cycle door modifications
- All ATR MPD checks
- Borescope inspections
- Cabin interior refurbishment
- Component repairs and overhauls
- Composite repairs
- Engine checks and changes
- Flight control overhauls
- Leading edge repairs
- Professional painting, stripping and coating
- Structural repairs
Low costs of Labour
Compared to locations in the region which sport MRO facilities, Trinidad and Tobago is one of the most cost-effective potential locations for labour in this industry.
The cost of labour in Trinidad and Tobago to operate a 300-person MRO facility is 283% cheaper than Canada and the United States. It is also 41% cheaper than Brazil and 21% cheaper than Colombia.