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Avfuel-Branded FBO Alpha Air Center (KJL) Set to Open New Executive Terminal in July

JOPLIN/WEBB CITY, MO / May 08, 2013 / GENERAL AVIATION NEWS / Alpha Air Center of Joplin Regional Airport (KJL) is scheduled to complete a new, 5,000-square-foot executive terminal this summer. Located in the heart of the country, Alpha Air Center is a full-service FBO offering a variety of aircraft and customer amenities for a world-class experience. The new terminal will offer a state-of-the-art environment ideal for both productivity and rest between flights.

“Our location is unparalleled for cross-country air travel,” says Customer Service Manager Kim Earl. “Customers seeking quick turns or longer stays cannot find a more convenient, friendly FBO. We are looking forward to our new terminal so that we can continue to serve the region’s increasing aviation needs.”

Alpha Air Center can accommodate large and small aircraft alike. Avfuel Contract Fuel and AVTRIP points are available to participating pilots. Rental cars are conveniently onsite, as is catering, and more. The FBO’s talented concierge staff will make hotel arrangements at competitive rates. Showers, conference rooms, flight-planning equipment, and dedicated pilot and passenger areas ensure every visit is a pleasurable one. Hangar space is available upon request.

The airport itself provides a secure, low-congestion point of entry for visitors to and from the area’s many attractions. Alpha Air Center is the very first FBO customers see when they taxi into Joplin’s general aviation section — allowing for maximum convenience and expedited arrivals and departures.

Owner Jeff Asbell is a long-time pilot whose enthusiasm for aviation shows in Alpha Air Center’s commitment to providing great customer service. There are also many pilots on Alpha Air Center’s knowledgeable line staff and customer-service team.

“We focus on working with every customer as an individual, seeking to meet and exceed all their needs,” says Earl.

Alpha Air Center is currently running a promotion whereby customers receive gift cards to Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant when they make qualifying fuel purchases. Call for details. For general information or reservations, contact info@alphaaircenter.com.


Avfuel provides fuel and services to the global aviation industry and is the leading independent supplier in the United States. Established as a supply and logistics company nearly 40 years ago, Avfuel is core competent in every aspect that surrounds the delivery of fuel – from refinery to wingtip. Our diverse market of customers include: fixed base operators, airlines, freight companies, corporate flight departments, military special operations and helicopter operators. Avfuel combines global access with personalized service throughout a fueling network over 3,000 locations worldwide and 600+ Avfuel branded dealers and offers business solutions such as AVTRIP, an established, recognized pilot incentive program; the jet fuel savings program Avfuel Contract Fuel and Avplan, a flight-support and trip planning company for domestic and international customers. Our 100% dedication to aviation demonstrates our passion and commitment to a global community that prospers on the movement of goods and services around the world.