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
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