St. Athan Airfield in Wales
St. Athan Airfield
St. Athan Airfield, originally built in 1936, is located near the village of St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan, southern Wales.
The base has been home to the RAF No. 4 School of Technical Training throughout its life, as well as a major aircraft maintenance unit.
In 2019 St. Athan Airfield became a civilian airport after it was taken over by the Welsh Government and Cardiff Airport. It is assigned codes EGDX (ICAO) and DGX (IATA).
The prime runway is 1,828m in length and 45m in width.
eCube Solutions Operations at the St. Athan Airfield & Castellon Airport in Spain
eCube Solutions employs over 100 staff at the St. Athan facility and operates six lines of disassembly, processing over 50 aircraft per year.
Parking is available at St. Athan for up to 40 aircraft, and the facilities also include three aircraft maintenance hangars.
eCube Solutions, a business driven by years of aviation industry knowledge, was formed in 2011 and has been an accredited member of AFRA since December 2012.
A global player in the aviation services industry, eCube Solutions initially specialised in 'end-of-life' aircraft projects, but has subsequently developed expertise in delivering complete solutions, including aircraft parking and storage, care and maintenance, engine removal, parts storage, third-party logistics, customs management, carpentry and fabrication, disassembly and disposal and lease redelivery.
Line and base maintenance capabilities are available at St. Athan for a wide variety of commercial aircraft types to support aircraft redelivery processes.
eCube Operations at the Castellon Airport
The company launched another facility in 2019, located at the Castellon Airport in Spain. The location has excellent infrastructure and environment for the purposes of parking and storage of aircraft, and substantial opportunity for further development. In Castellon, parking is available for approximately 30 aircraft in a secure airside environment.
For more information on the company's operations at St. Athan or Castellon, visit the website of eCube Solutions or phone +44 1446 751911
eCube Solutions hangar at the St. Athan Airfield in Wales (Photo courtesy of eCube Solutions)
Boeing 747 and other airliners parked at eCube Solutions at St. Athan Airfield (Photo courtesy of eCube Solutions)
Parts reclamation at the St. Athan Airfield (Photo courtesy of eCube Solutions)
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