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In the MRO business, the city of Teruel in Southern Aragon is well-known for being home to the largest industrial airport in Europe. The city of Zaragoza has experienced an air freight boom over the last decade.

The region offers perfect conditions for aeronautics-related activities, such as low congestion, a dry climate, R&D facilities and, last but not least, skilled aeronautical engineers and mechanics.

Strategic location

Being close to the leading European Aeronautical Zone in Toulouse (France) has encouraged the presence of an MRO operator in the area and the undertaking of many technical tests which be impossible in congested airports.

Equidistant between the main aeronautical centres in Southern Europe: Madrid (Eurocopter, Airbus, EADS space), the Basque Country (ITP, Aernnova) and Toulouse (Airbus France).

Three airports in the region

International Airport

Second most important air freight airport in Spain after Madrid; has 70 ha avaliable in the airport for the aeronautics industry.

PLATA Airport Teruel

The only industrial airport in Spain. Airbus subsidiary Tarmac Aerosave performs MRO and recycling activities. Long term aircraft park (120 ha) for 250 units.

Huesca-Pirineos Airport

A small airport suitable for training activities.

Clusters and resources

AERA (Aragon Aeronautical Association) was a founding member of the European Aerospace Cluster Partnership (EACP).

The Aitiip research centre develops technologies used to obtain aluminium, titanium and polymer aerospace parts.

ITAINNOVA (Aragon Institute of Technology) is currently developing Stress Analysis (FEM) and has a semi-anechoic chamber. It is also involved in logistic projects and GPS monitoring.


Success Stories

The European leader in MRO services carries out aircraft storage, maintenance and recycling activities in the Teruel airport, where it has over 170 employees. 

This aerospace company, dedicated to the development of launch technologies to provide commercial orbital and suborbital access, tests its liquid-fueled rocket engines in the Teruel airport.

This first-rate supplier of the metal framework of aircrafts has two plants in Tarazona (Zaragoza). It collaborates with the Aragon Institute of Technology in research projects valued at 10 million euros.

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Avda. de Ranillas, 3A (Antigua C/Pablo Ruiz Picasso, 63A) Oficina 2ºA. 50018 Zaragoza. España

Phone: +34 976 221 571