SheltAir Aviation Services

May 26, 2010 - 8:36am

Northwest Florida Beaches Airport (KECP) near Panama City, Fla., the first new greenfield airport since Denver International in 1995, opened last month.

May 20, 2010 - 11:32am

Northwest Florida Beaches Airport (KECP) near Panama City, Fla., the first new greenfield airport since Denver International in 1995, is on schedule to open on Sunday, say officials. The 4,000-acre field, designed to guarantee no residential development will be built near the airfield itself or within the flight paths, will initially open with just 10,000-foot Runway 16/34.

March 30, 2010 - 5:18am

Northwest Florida Beaches Airport (KECP; see photo on page 1) near Panama City, Fla., is set to open on May 23, marking the first new greenfield airport to be built in the post-9/11 era. Notably, the new 4,000-acre airport is part of the St. Joe Company’s “master planned” 75,000-acre greenfield parcel that guarantees no residential development will be built near the airfield itself or within the flight paths.

March 25, 2010 - 11:46am

Northwest Florida Beaches Airport (KECP) near Panama City, Fla., is scheduled to open on May 23, marking the first new greenfield airport to be built in the post-9/11 era. The new 4,000-acre facility is part of the St. Joe Company’s “master planned” 75,000-acre greenfield parcel that guarantees no residential development will be built near the airfield itself or within the flight paths.

February 22, 2010 - 11:14am

Holland SheltAir Aviation Group has promoted 24-year company veteran John Schmatz to president and recently hired Daniel Walsh as COO of the 13-FBO chain. Walsh previously was vice president of the Tac Air aviation division for Truman Arnold Companies. The company also announced promotion of Michael Kolbert to CFO of Holland SheltAir and Todd Anderson to vice president of Florida real estate and properties.

February 22, 2010 - 10:55am

Cessna Aircraft is fielding its fifth Citation mobile service unit (MSU) and locating it to handle Citation maintenance at South Florida airports. The unit, part of Cessna’s ServiceDirect maintenance delivery group, is based at SheltAir Aviation at Hollywood/Ft. Lauderdale International Airport.

October 28, 2009 - 12:06pm

Business aircraft operators have long asked for a second FBO option at Savannah (Ga.)/Hilton Head (S.C.) International Airport (SAV), and they got their wish in March when SheltAir Aviation Services opened. SheltAir now competes against Signature Flight Support SAV, which has been the airport’s sole FBO for several decades (though before 1992 it was a Butler Aviation facility; Butler and Page Avjet merged in 1992 to form Signature).

October 14, 2009 - 11:40am

With Orlando rapidly becoming the NBAA Annual Meeting and Convention’s unofficial home, the area is banking on the event–currently ranked as the nation’s fifth largest tradeshow–to provide a boost to the local economy.

May 1, 2009 - 6:44am

SheltAir Aviation Services opened its 12th FBO, at Georgia’s Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport, in late March, offering new competition for the formerly sole Signature Flight Support FBO in Savannah. SheltAir’s new FBO is located in a temporary facility in a 1,400-sq-ft office space attached to a 13,000-sq-ft hangar north of the Gulfstream maintenance facility.

March 24, 2009 - 12:45pm

SheltAir Aviation Services has opened a new FBO–the 12th in its network–at Georgia’s Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport. The new FBO is located in a temporary facility in a 1,400-sq-ft office space attached to a 13,000-sq-ft hangar north of the Gulfstream maintenance facility. Construction began last year on SheltAir’s new 7,000-sq-ft FBO terminal, which should be completed early in the second quarter.

 
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