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Bemidji Aviation’s History of Constant Growth Continues into 2023

May 2023

Established in 1946, Bemidji Aviation began its operations with a single Noordyn Norseman aircraft. Located in the small town of Bemidji in northern Minnesota, the aircraft solely flew between Bemidji and Minneapolis and continued as such for over 20 years.


How ASAP Energy Continues Oklahoma’s Aviation Legacy

February 2023

Originally known as Koch Oil Company (pronounced Cook), ASAP Energy first opened in 1979 as a gasoline service station. Today, the 300-plus employee company provides more than just aviation fuel, but also lubricants, trucking services, farm fuel and much more to clientele across Oklahoma, Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, Missouri, Colorado, New Mexico and Arkansas.


Fort Myers FBO, PrivateSky® Aviation Provides Assistance During Hurricane Ian

December 2022

For over 35 years, family-owned FBO PrivateSky® Aviation has served Southwest Florida’s aviation customers—from business travelers and tourists to professional baseball players.


Elliott Aviation provides extensive services, reaching major cities across the country

November 2022

In 1936, Elliott Aviation—then Elliott Flying Service—was just an airport hangar and grass airstrip in DeWitt, Iowa, without running water or electricity. With just one 300-gallon fuel truck, founder Herb Elliott traded flying lessons for other needs including a well and a pump.


Family-owned Butterfly Aviation creates mom and pop atmosphere for customers

October 2022

The second and third generation owned and operated, Butterfly Aviation has served the Goodland, Kansas region since John and Marilyn Collett bought the existing FBO in 1972.


Trego-Dugan Boasts Both Charter Aircraft and Air Cargo Services

September 2022

Founded in North Platte, Nebraska in 1970 by Gary Trego, Trego Aviation, Inc. started as a family owned FBO, flight school, charter operation and aircraft maintenance facility.


Missouri Contractor Provides Phillips 66 Fuel to Local FBOs and Continues to Strengthen Community Ties

July 2022

Having soloed his first flight at the age of 16, John Bales considers aviation to be one of his first passions.


DuBois Airport FBO offers exceptional service in central Pennsylvania

June 2022

Fresh out of high school and working for V.T. Smith Dairy farm, Bob Shaffer swapped his delivery truck for a fueling truck after a family friend suggested he head over to the DuBois Airport FBO and take up the open maintenance position.


Jefferson City Flying Service is a place of respite and learning

May 2022

Beyond general maintenance and flight coordination, Jefferson City Flying Service (JCFS) prides itself on its flight instruction resources, making the FBO a hub for the community’s aviation fanatics.


At Columbia Jet Center, Relationships Matter Most at this FBO

April 2022

Brittany Griffin recalls her early days as Columbia Jet Center’s charter coordinator well.


Springfield Branson National Airport Continues Strong Growth with Sights on Exciting Renovations

March 2022

When considering the nearly century-long history of Springfield Branson National Airport (SGF), it is impressive to see that the FBO, Midwest Premier is still growing.


Bartlesville Municipal Airport Remains a Trusted FBO for More than Seven Decades in the City Where it all Began

February 2022

The city of Bartlesville is certainly no stranger to The Phillips 66 Company.

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