Landmark Aviation Expands RDU FBO

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Tempe, Ariz.-based Landmark Aviation earlier this month announced it had completed a $2 million hangar and office space project at its Raleigh, N.C., FBO facility. The expansion at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) includes 13,500 square feet of additional space for aircraft storage and maintenance, a new three-bay ground equipment support hangar, and 4,800 square feet of office space. “This expansion provides additional hangar and work areas for our based tenants,” said Tracine Anderson, Landmark Aviation general manager at Raleigh. In addition, the FBO offers normal FBO services, including fueling, a pilot lounge and weather room.

Landmark Aviation, formerly known as Garrett/Piedmont Hawthorne/Associated, offers light aircraft repair and maintenance at FBO locations throughout North America, as well as heavy aircraft maintenance and repairs at its major MRO centers. The company’s largest FBO facilities are at Dulles, Va., Toronto, and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Earlier this year, Landmark unveiled a $2.6 million interior renovation at LAX and a $300,000 renovation at Dulles. The company’s Toronto renovation will be unveiled this fall. In early 2006, Landmark announced it was acquiring two new premier FBO locations at Westchester, N.Y., and Scottsdale, Ariz. The FBO chain presently has 43 locations in North America.