Million Air Austin, Newest FBO to Austin-Bergstrom
HOUSTON, TEXAS October 2019 – Million Air Austin (AUS), is excited to announce the completion of its new Fixed-Based Operator (FBO) facility, at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Corporately owned and operated by Million Air, the new Austin location is the 4th Million Air in Texas and 31st for the network.
The development is ideally situated in the capital of Texas, located just 5 miles (8 km) southeast of Downtown Austin. Million Air Austin combines award-winning service with the luxury ambiance of Million Air, to bring a one-of-a-kind experience to the Greater Austin metropolitan area. Receiving business and entertainment guests from the four corners of the world, Million Air AUS will be the facility setting the bar for the region.
“We believe in Austin and its growth into a top national and international business and entertainment destination,” said Roger Woolsey, CEO of Million Air. “This location will afford our clients ease of travel, un-congested ground movement and the care and service that is the hallmark of Million Air. We are excited to be the new front door to Austin for the many corporations moving their headquarters to the area and visitors coming to the city for various entertainment events.”
Upon entering, guests with be greeted by a barista with a complementary beverage of their choice. The great room will serve as the central gathering area for passengers awaiting their flight. The new cutting-edge facility was purposefully designed with a luxury resort like ambiance with country chic decor. The lobby includes elegant seating groups, wood and granite features, a marble framed fireplace and outlined by wood beam ceilings reflective of the Texas Hill Country. Inside the new general aviation terminal, you will also find an upstairs private sky lounge bar, full blown complementary barista bar and refreshment bar, pilot’s lounge, a wraparound ramp-side balcony, a state-of-the-art flight planning room and two multi-media conference rooms serviced with Million Air’s concierge approach to fine service.
Groundbreaking of the 20.1-acre complex began back in 2016. The FBO boasts 14,500 sq. ft. of VIP lobby space, more than 100,000 sq. ft. of total hangar space, a 6,750 sq. ft. aircraft porte-cochere, and over 7 acres of expansive ramp space capable of supporting any aircraft type. With highly trained professionals who can perform routine maintenance including factory authorized maintenance and an on-site fuel farm, Million Air will be able to anticipate any private aviation travel need.
The complex also includes seven hangars ranging in size from 15,600 to 19,950 sq. ft., each are a stand-alone facility with independent secure parking and entries. The 28 ft. high doors can easily accommodate all business aviation aircraft, generously housing a G650 Gulfstream. Million Air Austin will offer overnight or transient parking, short-term leasing, as well as private long-term leasing. The private hangars will be a unique offering at Austin-Bergstrom, where limited private hangars exist.
Million Air Austin opened its doors, for the first time, for an exclusive Grand Opening event on Thursday, October 17th. The 400 plus guests enjoyed a private concert from Aaron Tippin. On the ramp were tours of a King Air 350i, Citation M2 and a Beechcraft Starship coupled with luxury cars from Ferrari of Austin and a Bell 505 helicopter.