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FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 3, 2024) – Base Operations at Page Field has been ranked in the top 5 percent of fixed-base operators (FBO) in an international survey conducted by Aviation International News (AIN). This is the 12th consecutive year Base Operations at Page Field has been named a top fixed-base operator by AIN. Base Operations ranked first in the Fort Myers/Naples area and landed in the top 15 overall for FBOs in the Americas.  

The FBO Survey is conducted annually and asks pilots, flight attendants and dispatchers to provide feedback on the level of customer care at individual business and general aviation service providers throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, South and Central America and the Caribbean. AIN conducts the survey year-round online and calculates cumulative averages from 2015 to present for this year’s results. The survey asked qualified subscribers to evaluate FBOs they visited the previous year in five categories: line service, passenger amenities, pilot amenities, facilities and customer service representatives.

“We are pleased that Base Operations at Page Field has been recognized as a top FBO, exhibiting excellence across all five categories in the survey and continuing to exceed the expectations of our customers,” said Steven C. Hennigan, C.M., A.C.E., interim executive director of the Lee County Port Authority.

Aviation International News is a monthly trade publication focusing on the business aviation market and covers news, features, special reports and survey results. AIN is delivered in print to more than 33,500 qualified readers and online to more than 213,000 users around the world. AIN has been conducting surveys and providing industry reports on service since 1981.

The Lee County Port Authority operates Southwest Florida International Airport and Page Field in Fort Myers. Page Field provides services to corporate, commercial and private aviators through their business arm, Base Operations at Page Field, and accommodated more than 203,000 aircraft operations in 2023. No ad valorem (property) taxes are used for airport operation or construction and both airports are funded solely with revenue generated from their operations. For more information, please visit                                                                                                                      

Please note:  Florida has a very broad public records law. Most written communications to or from Port Authority employees and officials regarding Port Authority business are public records available to the public and media upon request. Your email communication may be subject to public disclosure.

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