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HORESEHEADS, N.Y. / May 14, 2021 / GENERAL AVIATION NEWS – With first-class facilities and five-star services, the Premier Aviation team welcomes race-car traffic back to Elmira-Corning Regional Airport (KELM) as nearby Watkins Glen International’s racing season revs up.

Racing traffic looking to land at KELM’s newest FBO option will enjoy an array of benefits, including no added fees, heightened privacy, extensive ramp space and ample secured parking.

“We believe in providing exceptional services out of exceptional amenities at competitive prices,” said Robert Cleary, Premier Aviation’s president. “We’re here as a new option for reliable aviation services for the racing community and are excited to welcome them back to KELM—just 23 minutes from the speedway. We understand this customer base values speed, safety and efficiency, and we’re here with tailor-made services and rates to meet that need.”

Premier Aviation offers guests state-of-the-art facilities, including expansive modern passenger and pilot areas, a quiet room, conference room, ample hangar space, and VIP and private ramp space—all without additional or hidden fees. As a full-service FBO, the Premier Aviation team provides fueling services, Avfuel Contract Fuel, AVTRIP rewards, deicing service, catering, secure parking, a weather briefing room, crew lounge and snooze room, shower, crew car, snack bar, kitchen, and car rentals, all with incomparable customer care.

Additionally, Premier Aviation offers 24/7 aircraft maintenance and on-call airline maintenance, and a new brake and wheel shop, among other specialized services: Nicad battery service; STC installations; weight and balance; annual and progressive inspections; pre-purchase inspections; sheet metal repair; and insurance claims.


Premier Aviation is Elmira-Corning Regional Airport’s (KELM) new independent FBO, offering full services from fueling and maintenance, to concierge and catering. With service available around the clock, including on-call airline maintenance and full-time aircraft maintenance, the FBO’s team stands ready to provide exceptional service for planes, pilots and passengers.