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Avfuel Brands Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport (KLBX)

ANGLETON, Texas / May 1, 2019 / GENERAL AVIATION NEWS – Avfuel Corporation and Brazoria County are pleased to announce their new partnership as the fuel supplier brands Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport— an FAR Part 139 Certified and general aviation reliever airfield owned and operated by the county.

Situated just south of Houston’s major metro ground and air traffic region out of Class B airspace, Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport is flight operators’ premier FBO choice when expedience matters while visiting the Houston and Brazoria County areas. Its full-service FBO facility is complete with professional pilot amenities and beautiful, pristine facilities for all visitors. The FBO provides competitive fuel rates with Avfuel Contract Fuel, lucrative AVTRIP rewards for pilots, full-service jet fuel and avgas, self-serve avgas, quick turns, ground and passenger handling, temporary hangar storage, GPU services (discounted with a fuel purchase), free Wi-Fi, after-hours services on call, rental cars, limousine rental services, and a courtesy car. All services are delivered with first-rate customer care and the traditional southern hospitality for which Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport prides itself. The airport is operational 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and features a 7,000-foot runway, 635 acres of space, a flight school, a café for dining and catering needs, and on-site Avis/Budget Car rental facilities.

“We’re proud to serve Brazoria County as a gateway to our community and an economic engine for our region,” said Jeff Bilyeu, director of aviation for Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport. “Part of that means providing an exceptional service with safety and care always top of mind to continuously draw in customers. We believe our decision to partner with Avfuel will help to drive more opportunities for the airport and those who benefit from its services.”

In addition to Avfuel Contract Fuel pricing, customers will benefit from transaction ease when using the Avfuel Pro Card at Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport with the ability to put everything—fuel and non-fuel items with or without a fuel purchase—on one transaction, avoiding any fees.

Mark Haynes, vice president of sales for Avfuel Corporation, said, “Adding Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport to the Avfuel Network of Independent FBOs will benefit our loyal operators with a new key location in the Houston and Gulf Coast region. The airport serves its community well with pride in safety and service, and we look forward to being a part of its operation.”


Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport (LBX)—an FAR Part 139 Certified and general aviation reliever airfield owned and operated by Brazoria County—recognizes the importance of air transportation to the community. The investment in an airport yields many benefits to the community and the region. We continue to grow as the aviation gateway to Brazoria and Harris County with a newly-renovated concrete runway of 7,000 feet grooved cement situated on a 635-acre airfield. We provide enhanced general aviation services to the community as well as our private and corporate visitors. The airport is open to the public 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  It is attended by staff from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday – Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. We make certain our customers can reach us 24/7 by publishing and posting an after-hours telephone number (979-319-2740).


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 45 years ago, Avfuel is core competent in every aspect that  surrounds the delivery of fuel – from refinery to wingtip. Avfuel combines global access with personalized service throughout a fueling network of more than 3,000 locations worldwide and 650+ Avfuel-branded dealers. 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.


Avfuel Corporation: Marci Ammerman, Vice President Marketing, 734-663-6466, [email protected],,, Twitter: @Avfuel

Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport: Jeff Bilyeu, Director of Aviation, 979-849-5755[email protected] @flylbx