FBO Line Service

At Emery Air, you can expect to receive the highest standard of customer service and support from our FBO Line Service team. Rest assured that our FBO’s full service capabilities along with our staff’s attention to detail and “can do” spirit make Emery Air your complete flight support solution at RFD!

Flight Support Services

At Emery Air, our professional FBO team is determined and focused on providing our customers with exceptional flight support services. Our expert customer service team is here to offer you complimentary concierge service to help you make hotel and car rental reservations or give you the information you need to help make your stay with us efficient and enjoyable! We also offer courtesy vehicles should you need to go out for a meal while your passengers are here for business or just to pass the time while your aircraft is being serviced! Our full service FBO is your complete flight support solution at RFD.

Services Offered

  • Jet A and 100LL into-plane services
  • Single Point and Over Wing
  • Aircraft parking and tie downs
  • Lavatory Service
  • De-ice and anti-ice services
  • Heated hangar storage (up to MD-80)
  • Towing/push back
  • Aircraft cleaning and detailing
  • Cargo loading and offloading
  • Custom Handling Services
  • Catering
  • Airstairs
  • GPU
  • Nitrogen
  • Oxygen
  • Military Fueling

FBO Amenities

  • Complimentary coffee, ice, newspapers
  • Corporate passenger terminal with satellite television
  • Pilot lounge with snooze rooms and showers
  • Conference rooms
  • Training classroom
  • Complimentary crew cars
  • Pilot’s weather briefing and planning room with WSI Weather Service
  • Refrigerated storage for perishables
  • Ramp parking for any size aircraft
  • 24-hour line service to accommodate your every need
  • Complimentary WiFi high speed wireless internet
  • Avis, Hertz & National/Alamo car rental service on the airport

Contract Fuel

Emery Air is proud to offer several contract fuel options for our commercial and corporate aircraft customers. This allows our customers the option to purchase Jet-A fuel on credit from their preferred contract fuel supplier. Our partnerships with a wide range of contract fuel providers makes your FBO choice simple at RFD.

Emery Air is proud to be a part of the  World Fuel Services Network as a Phillips 66 Aviation Branded FBO. This partnership allows us  to offer several contract fuel options for our commercial and corporate aircraft customers.  AVCARD, World Fuel /Colt Contract Fuel &, EPIC  accepted!


Commercial Aircraft Support Services

At Emery Air, our ample equipment and seasoned staff allows us to offer a wide range of commercial airline ground handling and cargo handling services. From commercial airline passenger check-in and baggage handling to aircraft fueling and de-icing services, our full service capabilities makes Emery Air your single source solution for complete commercial ground handling services at RFD.

Our reputable ground handling service and willingness to go above and beyond has formed many loyal partnerships with prominent airline industry customers who continue to recognize Emery Air as their smartest choice for ground handling support at RFD. Located just 55NM west of O’Hare Airport, Emery Air and the Chicago/Rockford International Airport Authority combine to offer a no-hassle, convenient and cost effective alternative to the congestion of Chicago’s major airports. It is our airports location, size and independent airspace along with our FBO’s reputable ground handling services that continues to make RFD the perfect choice as primary weather diversion alternate for most airlines destined for Chicago’s major airports.

U.S. Customs Service

The Chicago Rockford International Airport is a Port of Entry and offers customs service 8:00 AM-4:00 PM (Central) weekdays, and after hours by appointment. Limited service is available on weekends. Service is available for both passenger and freight/cargo shipments. A state of the art Federal Inspection Service (FIS) is located at the RFD International Terminal. RFD is also a Foreign Trade Zone for those companies wishing to do international business. Please contact us for more information.

Military Fueling Service

Emery Air is proud to be awarded the “DESC into-plane fueling contract” in RFD. It is Emery’s line service experience and expertise that granted us the privilege of such a prestigious contract.
We consistently service all branches of U.S. government aircraft, from Military to Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies.

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