Bombardier is reportedly considering selling its massive aircraft manufacturing site in the Toronto suburb of Downsview, part of a five-year turnaround plan that could see manufacturing jobs shift elsewhere.

The company said it put its 152-hectare Downsview Airport location up for sale a couple of weeks ago as part of its financial turnaround plan, the Canadian Press reported.

Bombardier’s Downsview facility employs 3,500 people and is dedicated to manufacturing the Q400 turboprop and Global business jets.

The company said it has not decided if and where to relocate, but a spokesperson indicated some of the production could potentially be moved to Toronto Pearson International Airport, according to the Toronto StarRead More Here
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The Downsview site is a sprawling property that includes Downsview Airport and its 7,000-foot runway.
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