Posted on: 20 June 2018 by Chloe Greenbank
Ross Aviation (ANC), has been designated a gateway fixed-base operator (FBO) at Ted Stevens Anchorage Airport in the US. This new status means flights departing from the Alaska hub can fly directly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (KDCA) in Washington DC.
The Transport Security Administration (TSA) requires that all flights to or from Washington be screened by TSA security screeners. Only ‘gateway airports’ are equipped to accommodate this process.
Acknowledging how Ross Aviation’s primary focus has always been on delivering exceptional standards. Laura Charon, general manager at Ross Aviation said, “this new designation is a testament to the dedication of our team.
“We are pleased to offer our ANC guests the convenience of flying directly from Anchorage to DCA along with continued incomparable service while they are in our care.”
Open 24 hours, seven days a week, the FBO offers a full line-up of professional services and amenities including a pilot lounge, passenger lobby and VIP lounge. It also features a heated hangar, immigration clearance, ramp-side vehicle access and is capable of handling all general aviation aircraft.