A new 3,600-sq-ft customs-clearance facility has been constructed at Hector International Airport in Fargo, North Dakota, on the north general aviation ramp between two of Fargo Jet Center’s main hangars. It is equipped with the latest technology to expedite U.S. Customs clearances and improve the experience for international passengers. Fargo Jet Center is exhibiting here at EBACE (Stand 456).
Fargo Jet Center (FJC) of Fargo, N.D., announced delivery of its eighth special mission King Air this year at the NBAA Convention in Las Vegas. “2011 has been a very busy year for our repair station,” said Darren Hall, Fargo Jet v-p of marketing.
Fargo Jet Center, an FBO at North Dakota’s Fargo International Airport, is assisting with a global beef airlift to Astana, Kazakhstan. Starting this month, about two flights will depart for Kazakhstan per week, each loaded with approximately 195 North Dakota cattle. A total of 14 flights are scheduled.
The results of a major bank merger are on display at the NBAA Convention. The aircraft-financing divisions of San Francisco-based Wells Fargo and Charlotte, N.C.-based Wachovia, which was acquired by Wells Fargo on December 31, are showcasing their offerings together in the exhibit hall.
Fargo Jet Center at Hector International Airport in Fargo, N.D., has signed up as an Avfuel-branded fuel dealer. Well known for its weather modification flying and aircraft modification, maintenance and avionics services, Fargo Jet occupies a facility that was extensively renovated last year. Amenities include a pilot suite with snooze room, flight-planning center, movie theater and free coffee, fresh fruit and muffins.
Fargo Jet Center’s major remodeling and expansion is finished. The North Dakota FBO added a dramatic two-story stone fireplace to the lobby fronting a wide expanse of windows facing the ramp. New features also include a pilot’s suite with high-definition television, flight-planning room, quiet room and conference room.
Fargo Jet Center is staying open in temporary facilities while its FBO terminal is being remodeled. Scheduled to open in the spring, the new Fargo Jet Center terminal will include upgrades of passenger and pilot facilities as well as new offices and work space for the maintenance shop. “We’ve spent many hours preparing for this renovation to ensure our customers are not inconvenienced,” said Fargo Jet president Jim Sweeney.
First-time exhibitor Fargo Jet Center (Booth No. 1134) is at EBACE to promote its remote location as an ideal tech and customs-clearing stop for overseas travelers flying to the U.S.
With a 9,000-foot runway, Fargo’s Hector International Airport is located nearly in the center of North America, according to Fargo Jet president James Sweeney. “We’re really an international FBO,” he said, “perfect for long-range jets.”