FBO Services

Beyond A Fixed Base Operation (FBO)
Most awarded FBO in country  Corporate Aircraft Association Preferred FBO  AvFuel Supplier 
Wi-fiEnjoy complimentary Wi-Fi throughout our facility and on the ramp.   

A commitment to exceeding industry standards for both safety and service excellence is what makes Pentastar Aviation the most awarded aviation company in the world. Our FBO, or what is more commonly referred to as our Executive Terminal, is located at Oakland County International Airport in Waterford, Michigan. Servicing both regional and global travelers for over 50 years, we are the premier aviation provider creating ease of access into Southeast Michigan and the surrounding areas. 

Our FBO / Executive Terminal services include:

  • Customer Service Representatives (CSRs)
    Assistance with on-ramp passenger boarding and deplaning, transportation, lodging, or reservations for restaurants or entertainment venues.
  • Fivestar Gourmet Catering
    Full-service executive kitchen offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner for pilots, guests and any size aircraft. Delivery available to PTK, FNT, DTW, DET, and YIP.
  • Amenities
    Complimentary snacks and beverages, personal care items, Wi-Fi and much more.
  • Terminal
    Luxurious pilot and passenger lounges and multimedia conference facilities.
  • Hangars
    Approximately 130,000 sq. ft., with 24/7 recorded surveillance.
  • Additional Services
    Flight planning, aircraft detailing, ramp-side vehicle valet (includes vehicle washing), aircraft maintenance, and the only privately owned jet-bridge in the U.S.
  • Safety and Security
    Line Service Technicians trained through the National Air Transportation Association's (NATA) Safety First Professional Line Service Training Program. Robust Safety Management System (SMS) to ensure secure ramp and facility access.
  • DCA Approved Gateway
    Authorized gateway FBO for access to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). 

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Handling Fees

To provide maximum value, Pentastar Aviation also has several service options that allow the waiver of handling fees.

Aircraft TypeMinimum UpliftHandling Fee
Single Engine 25 Gallons $30
Twin Engine 50 Gallons $75
Light Jet 100 Gallons $150
Light—Midsize Turboprop 100 Gallons $150
Midsize—Heavy Jet 200 Gallons $300
Large Turboprop 200 Gallons $300
Super Heavy Jet 400 Gallons $600

Schedule your arrival!

  • Your world-class experience starts as you pull your vehicle beneath our protective entrance canopy, sheltering you from the elements, as a curbside attendant assists you with passenger departure and baggage handling. 

  • Whether you arrive curbside or ramp side, our courteous valet will safely attend to your vehicle, moving it nearby to a secure, well-lit parking lot. They will also be happy to wash and detail your vehicle if you so desire. 

  • Whether it's assistance with on-ramp passenger boarding and deplaning, transportation, lodging, or reservations for restaurants or entertainment venues, personalized service by a knowledgeable CSR is provided for every customer.

  • Utilizing the most advanced and strictly maintained support equipment in the industry, we feature:

    • Tugs/towbars
    • Lavatory/water carts
    • De-icing gear
    • Airstart units
    • Heating/air conditioning units
    • Belt loaders
    • Baggage carts
  • We carry AVFuel® branded Jet-A fuel (with Prist/FSII fuel system icing inhibitor injected upon request) as well as 100LL fuel. The fuel trucks, pumping equipment, fuel inventory, and storage facilities are carefully maintained and regularly inspected to comply with the latest, most stringent Air Transport Association (ATA) Spec 103 safe fuel storage and distribution standards for airports.

  • With approximately 130,000 sq. ft. of space, we offer both daily and monthly storage rental in our 5 heated hangars that can shelter aircraft as large as a G-650 or Global Express. Our largest hangar, encompassing a 45 ft. door height, is the only hangar at PTK able to house a Boeing 737. 

  • Available aircraft detailing services include:

    • Interior cleaning
    • Lavatory/water service
    • Exterior dry wash, wax, and Brightworks polishing
    • Carpet cleaning
    • Shinemaster boot treatment
    • Landing gear
  • Due to the proximity of the airport to the central business district of Washington D.C., the Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) has special requirements for non-commercial flights to this airport. As an authorized gateway FBO for access into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), Pentastar allows you the convenience and ease of flying directly into DCA.

  • Pentastar Aviation has extensive knowledge and experience handling both inbound and outbound international flights. Acting as a liaison and working closely with the international handling companies and local authorities to ensure best practices. Pentastar Aviation also includes direct billing arrangements to limit payment concerns for internationally operated aircraft. For inbound international flights to Oakland County International Airport (PTK), Pentastar Aviation is the exclusive provider of international waste handling services.

  • Luxurious pilot and passenger lounges and multimedia conference facilities encompass our 5,000 sq. ft. main terminal. Our 10,000 sq. ft. two-story Stargate terminal features a comfortable departure lounge, workstations, convenient baggage carousel, and the only privately owned jet-bridge in the U.S.