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August 3, 2016

 

 

 

 

 KEN'S CORNER

A message from our General Manager.

 

Doing the right thing

 

We've proudly made investments in people, equipment and facilities to do all we can to serve you, our customer.  Our investors are focused on being "good corporate citizens" and have provided the financial capital necessary to deliver the training and tools we need to do the job right.  The reason is simple...it's the right thing to do. 

 

The City of Georgetown has an amazing asset in the airport.  I can quote innumerable studies that all conclude that airports are economic generators providing jobs and stimulating outside investment in the hosting city, county and region.  A well run FBO is key to the airport delivering on that promise though, and we're lucky to have investors that can see past the initial capital outlay to invest in our community for the long term.

 

You've played a key role in helping us provide a well-run FBO too!  Your patronage,

comments and criticisms help us refine our formula to maximize customer satisfaction for you and our transient clients.  For that, I'd like to say thanks for helping us look good!  I encourage you to continue to let us know how we can better serve you.  I'd also like to ask that you post your good experiences on AirNav, ForeFlight or any other platform you use for flight

activity.  If you have negative comments, please come by and see me.  I'm always on the

lookout for ways to improve and learn.


Thanks again for your business.  We truly couldn't do it without you!

 

 

 




Ken Mabe
General Manager 

 

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BIG CHANGES AT KGTU

 

If you haven't noticed already, there is construction taking place at Georgetown Municipal

Airport!  We have been informed by airport management that they are constructing  a new

parallel taxiway along runway 18/36. This will relieve congestion in the vicinity of the hangers and the terminal ramp. It will also provide an alternative route to businesses located along the runway.

 

They will also be installing two large above ground fuel tanks - one AV Gas and one Jet-A. This is set to be completely by year end, weather permitting.

 

Trees will be cleared at the end of runway 11/29 and pavement maintenance will be taking place on all taxiways and aprons. 

 

We are happy to pass along any comments and concerns you may have during construction

directly to airport management.  Contact us at 512-869-0900. 

 

 

 

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GTU Jet's Building 3 is the perfect solution for an aeronautical company or flight department looking for an all-in-one solution. This hangar is perfectly located for easy access to runways, making getting in and out a breeze.
 

 The adjacent 1,728 square feet of office space includes four (4) offices, receptionist area, and two (2) bathrooms (including shower). The 12,200 square foot hangar features large sliding doors (79.5' wide x 19.8' high), monitored fire suppression, and a compressed air system.
 

Ready to schedule a tour? Give Ken Mabe a call at (512) 869-0900. 

 

 

 

 

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MEET CHRIS!

 

  

Chris joined the GTU Jet team in April of this year.  With over 10 years of line service

experience, he brought a wealth of knowledge to our team.   

Shortly after starting, Chris mentioned his love of photography and was recruited to be our official GTU Jet photographer.  

 

As a transportation enthusiast, Chris' favorite part of working at GTU Jet is being around all of the different types of airplanes. 

In his spare time, Chris enjoys traveling with his wife and two sons (3 and 4 years old)

preferably anywhere that has a beach! 

 

Fun Fact: Chris is a licensed Pyrotechnician (fireworks operator), student pilot,

transportation photography blogger, and is currently restoring a classic car.

 

 

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PHOTO OF THE MONTH

 

 


This cool shot was taken by our very own, Chris Hansen, right here at GTU Jet. Send us your favorite aviation pictures! At the end of the month, we will select a winner!

 

Email your photos to cchiacchia@gtujet.com with your name, a description of the aircraft and location of where the picture was taken.

 

 

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