General Aviation & FBO’s
The Fixed Base Operators at New Bedford Regional Airport provide a wide range of aviation services. Fuel (100LL & JetA) is available during extended business hours and on a 24-hour basis with advanced notice. Maintenance, repairs, parts, bulk oxygen and other aviation services can be purchased daily. Catering, pilot lounges and courtesy cars are offered through these on-airport businesses. Flight instruction and pilot training, as well as aircraft sales, charters and scenic flights are also available. The FBO’s also provide passenger and cargo handling services and U.S. Customs Service with one hour advanced notice.
Colonial Air is a full service FBO specializing in trademark red carpet service. Their facility boasts three acres of ramp space, the largest hangar at EWB, newly remodeled waiting room, and a conference room. Line services include hot and quick turns, 24 hour on call service for fuel, crew cars, discount hotel rates, freight handling, and competitive fuel prices. They have a flight department handling aircraft rentals, flight instruction, and aircraft management. Aircraft ranging from ultra lights to turbines are maintained by their experienced maintenance staff. The Director of Maintenance is a certified Designated Mechanic Examiner.
NorEast Aviation has an F.A.A. Repair Station to handle any of your unexpected maintenance problems, staffed with some of the areas most experienced employees with an average of 15 years on the job. NorEast has been in the fuel sales business since 1976, and volume discounts always available for frequent or large purchases of fuel. Services provided include a modern, clean, and private passenger and crew lounge, catering services, free coffee and ice, and a crew car is available. The NorEast fuel storage facility is modern and state-of-the-art. Heated hangar space is available upon request.
Sandpiper Air is a full service Flight Support Center that proudly offers Phillips 66 Avgas and Jet A fuels. Sandpiper Air’s hangers and spacious ramp can accommodate all general and corporate type aircraft. In addition to its line services Sandpiper Air also has an experienced maintenance staff for inspections and repairs. They also offer oxygen service, preheats, US customs service and courtesy transportation. Sandpiper Air’s amenities include a modern pilot’s lounge with passenger-waiting areas including a fully-stocked kitchenette and a “quiet” room for corporate pilots.