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United States : LANDMARK AVIATION takes over Southwest Airport Services in Houston (EFD).

Landmark Aviation announced the buyout of Ellington Partners, LP and Southwest Airport Services at Ellington Airport (EFD) in Houston, Texas.

This will be Landmark Aviation s second FBO in the Houston area, with an existing location at George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH).

Dan Bucaro, Landmark Aviation President and CEO said, We are happy to expand our footprint in Houston, and we look forward to being a part of Ellington Airport and its surrounding communities. Ellington is a great alternative to other more congested airports in the Houston area.

Bill King, who served as president of the Ellington operations from 1999 until its sale this month said, We are very proud of what our team built at Ellington. We know that with the management and financial resources that Landmark Aviation brings to the table, Ellington will continue to grow and be a great asset for the city and this community.

Landmark started operations in the former Southwest Airport Services facility at 11811 N. Brantly Avenue on February 18. The location s amenities include conference rooms, pilot and passenger lounges, as well as an observation deck. EFD is conveniently located minutes southeast of downtown Houston.

The FBO was founded by Jim Bath in 1984. With two executive terminals and over 150,000 square feet of hangar, office and shop space, the new Landmark Aviation facility provides support to private and corporate aviation as well as various governmental agencies including NASA.

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Date:Feb 21, 2015
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