68°F Fair | Harlingen, TX
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Business Services / General Aviation

Meeting pilot needs for fuel, repair, storage and education, Valley International Airport provides full service aviation operations support.

Hanger Space

Hanger Space

Developed ramp and apron space for build-to-suit (not by airport) general aviation hangars.

This newly developed area includes:
  • Dedicated road access
  • Access controlled area
  • Dedicated aircraft wash pad
  • Easy access from FM 509 on the east side of the field
  • Access to underground utilities (water and sewer)
  • Perfect for small aviation specialty retail businesses
  • GA-friendly atmosphere
  • Precision approach to longest runway in the RGV
  • 3 runways
  • Index B Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting

Phone:(956)430-8600
Email: Jose A. Mulet

Aviation Education

Texas State Technical College

Aviation Maintenance Technology

The Aviation Maintenance Technology program at Texas State Technical College Harlingen prepares students for entry-level employment positions in aviation maintenance, and also prepares them to successfully pass FAA licensing certifications.

Phone:(956)364-4665
Website: www.harlingen.tstc.edu
Email: Adam Hutchinson - Program Chair

Aircraft Repair & Restore

Gulf Aviation Inc.

A full service repair facility which specializes in producing and delivering quality inspection, modification and repair work.

Phone:(956) 423-7317
E-mail: David Garza - President
Website: www.gulf-aviation.net

Fixed Based Operator

Gulf Aviation Inc.

Phone:(956) 423-7317
E-mail: David Garza - President
Website: www.gulf-aviation.net

Services:

FBO Line Services:

Fueling, charter flight arrangement, hangar storage, tie down, start carts, lavatory service, aircraft washing and detailing, ground air conditioning unit, oxygen service.

Fuel Products/Services:

Jet A and 100LL at competitive prices, existing airline "into-plane" contracts include Federal Express, American Eagle, United Express, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United Parcel Service, Airborne Express, DHL Worldwide, Reliant Air, Western Petroleum contract customers, and the Dept. of Defense.

Aircraft Maintenance:
  • General Aviation Maintenance, Minor & Major Repair
  • Commercial Airline Emergency On-Call Maintenance: 727, 737, 757, DC-10, ATR-42, EMB-120
Airline Support:
  • Ticket Counter Sales & Check-in
  • Boarding Gate Services
  • Ground Handling and Lavatory Services
  • Baggage Handling
  • Cabin Cleaning
  • 6 GSCs on staff

Ground Support Equipment (GSE)

Flight Training Services

Other Amenities:
  • On-demand 24-hour service
  • Satellite Weather System
  • Pilots' Lounge
  • Courtesy Car/Transportation
  • Executive Conference Room
  • Catering
  • Hotel/Ground Transportation Arrangements
  • Flight Planning Room
  • Quick Turn Fuel Service
  • Snooze Room
  • Showers

Avionics

Gulf Avionics, Inc.

Phone:(956) 423-5770
Website: www.gulfavionics.com
E-mail: gulfavion@aol.com
President: Don Wiles

FAA Certified Repair Station # GVXR040L


Capabilities & Services:
  • Installation of all equipment we sell.
  • Bench repair on most makes and models.
  • VFR & IFR checks of transponders, altimeters, Mode C and static system tests as required by FAR 91.411 and 91.413.
  • GPS IFR installations and certifications.
  • Troubleshooting and repair of aircraft lighting systems

Dealership for:
  • Honeywell (formerly Bendix/King)
  • Garmin
  • Narco
  • S-Tec
  • BFGoodrich Stormscope
  • Insight Strikefinder
  • Graphic Engine Monitors
  • Aircell
  • Sigtronics
  • Trans-Cal
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