Alaskaâ€™s FBOs have honed the quick-turn fuel stop to a high art for operators winging to and from Asia. Just watch out for the wintertime winds and weather.
It may be Americaâ€™s 49th and largest state, but to Dave Hall, Alaska could almost be regarded as an â€śinternational destinationâ€ť for business aviation operators. The reason is the vast stateâ€™s remoteness from the contiguous United States â€” the â€śLower 48â€ť â€” with most of its 663,268 sq. mi. lying above the 60th parallel. â€śWe are three and a half hours by jet just from Seattle,â€ť observes Hall, general manager of Signature Flight Supportâ€™s Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport FBO. A ...
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