Airport Transition Begins

City To Assume Fixed-Base Operator Duties

Posted: February 7, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Drake Field administrators will hire employees and buy equipment when the city takes over full operation of the city airport.

At A Glance

What Is A Fixed-Base Operator?

A fixed-base operator is a company based at an airport that sells fuel, parks aircraft and provides flight planning, concierge, catering and ground transportation services for pilots, crew and passengers.

Source: Staff Report

This story is only available from our archives.