Hillsboro Aviation opens new FBO facility

PORTLAND, Ore. — Hillsboro Aviation officially opened its new FBO facility for business in May.

This marks the end of phase two of the company’s 425,000-square-foot expansion at the Portland-Hillsboro Airport (KHIO).

Hillsboro Aviation now boasts a 51,000-square-foot FBO with four acres of ramp space, along with a 32,000- square-foot hangar.

The expansion also includes two 12,000 gallon fuel tanks — one for Jet A and one with a baffle to accommodate both 100LL and LL-alternative fuels — a new addition to the operation’s fueling capabilities after the expansion.

Hillsboro Aviation offers its customers fuel and oxygen service, GPU, lav, courtesy and rental cars, catering, a pilot’s lounge and rest area, a designated flight-planning area, towing, tie-downs, hangar space, an exercise room, electric vehicle charging stations, and showers.

Along with FBO services, Hillsboro Aviation also provides charter, aircraft sales, maintenance and avionics, and parts sales.

A grand opening event is slated for October.

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