Austin Executive Airport opens


New executive airport in Texas is opened

Austin Executive Airport opensAustin Executive Airport was opened last week during a ceremony held at the airport

As part
of Austin Executive’s US$33 million master plan, once complete, the airport
will have a Henriksen Jet Center, an FBO terminal building
with all the usual amenities, a 6,025-foot runway and taxiway, fuel farm and a
large corporate hangar which can accommodate up to Gulfstream
V aircraft.

The airport is owned by Ron Henriksen, He also owns the Houston Executive
Airport. The new airport is
15 miles northeast of downtown Austin. 

“It is a proud moment
for me, my family and the aviation community,” said Ron Henriksen.  “For more than a decade, the state of Texas has been trying to build an airport in the Austin area. There is no
doubt that it will be a draw for further economic growth, and will improve
aviation infrastructure throughout the state.”

Perry, vice president for Development at Austin Executive
Airport, said he is
actively seeking aircraft maintenance, avionic and paint shops, along with
other aviation businesses for the airport. “We are currently marketing to the
aviation industry for base and transient aircraft, and aircraft maintenance,
management and related businesses,” said Perry. 
“We are ready and eager to partner with the aviation community in making
Austin Executive Airport
the new benchmark for service and amenities.”