Odyssey opens multimillion-dollar FBO on Exuma

By: Chester Robards for The Nassau Guardian.

Senior Business Reporter

Odyssey Aviation has opened a new multimillion-dollar fixed-base operator (FBO) at Exuma International Airport, the company announced in a press statement.

Odyssey hails the new FBO as state-of-the-art, revealing that the footprint of the terminal is 4800 square feet, connected to a six-acre aircraft parking area and bulk aviation fuel storage facility.

The company hopes the addition to Exuma’s airport will enhance the travel experience for passengers and crew visiting the Exumas.

“The new terminal building features modern amenities and facilities designed to provide a seamless and comfortable experience for Odyssey customers, and features a 100 percent Bahamian customer service and line service team,” the statement said.

“Amenities and services provided at the new terminal and apron include Bahamas Customs and Immigration on station in the new Odyssey terminal; 24/7 customer line and concierge services; a spacious, relaxed passenger lounge and coffee bar; an executive conference room is available for Odyssey customers; a modern flight planning room and pilot lounge; state-of-the-art ground service equipment; three 5,000-gallon Jet A refuelers and one 1,000-gallon Avgas refueler; and a bulk fuel storage facility, containing 55,000 gallons of Jet A and 20,000 gallons of Avgas storage.”

President of Odyssey Aviation Steven Kelly said in the statement that the new terminal represents Odyssey’s commitment to “world-class service and facilities”.

“The new terminal will enhance the overall travel experience for visiting passengers and crew members, and we look forward to welcoming them to our new facility,” he said.

The statement explained that Odyssey operates four airports on three islands in The Bahamas, and is the largest provider of general aviation services in The Bahamas.

It added that Odyssey also operates out of Detroit’s Willow Run Airport, Orlando’s Kissimmee Gateway Airport, and Georgia’s St. Simons Island, Golden Isles airport in the US.

“Odyssey Aviation is a founding member of Paragon Aviation Group, a network of elite FBOs known for their commitment to excellence and focus on providing exceptional service,” the statement said.

It added: “The opening of the new terminal building further solidifies Odyssey Aviation’s position as the premier FBO in The Bahamas, known for its exceptional service and safety standards, efficiency, and dedication to customer satisfaction.”