World Fuel’s Air Elite network adds B. Coleman Aviation


Chicago-based B. Coleman Aviation (KGYY) is now part of the Air Elite by World Fuel (Air Elite) network.

Based out of the International Gary/Chicago International Airport, B. Coleman Aviation has customs onsite and is a full-service FBO that is just a 35-minute drive from the loop and metro area. Its owners advertise it as the best option to navigate the congested, commercial, class B airspace of Chicago Midway International Airport, O’Hare International Airport and Chicago Executive Airport.

John Girzadas, president, B. Coleman said: “We are very honoured to continue our relationship with World Fuel Services by being selected as an Air Elite location. This will help us continue delivering elite service to the competitive Chicago region.”

B. Coleman’s facility has a ramp-side canopy, the only of its kind in Chicago, that protects passengers and aircraft from the elements and is large enough to house a Bombardier Global Express and a Gulfstream G550. The facility also includes WiFi, a surround sound theatre with a 105-inch screen, conference rooms, a pilots lounge, fitness room and shower facilities. B. Coleman also has land to build hangars to meet specifications.

Malcolm Hawkins, senior vice president, global business aviation, World Fuel Services said:“Welcoming B. Coleman Aviation to the Air Elite network aligns with our commitment to curating elite service. B. Coleman Aviation’s unique position as an alternative to the commercial airspace in Chicago, ensures our customers have an option that will get them where they need to be quickly.”