Fixed Base Operation (FBO) Services

Premier gateway into Southeast Michigan and the surrounding areas.

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The most awarded aviation services company in the world.

Pentastar is committed to exceeding industry standards for both safety and service excellence.

Call To Make An Inquiry:

(800) 662-9612

Beyond a Fixed Base Operation

Going beyond the standard definition of an FBO, or what is commonly referred to as our Executive Terminal, our facility is thoughtfully designed to provide you with the most refined and relaxing accommodations. Located at Oakland County International Airport in Waterford, Michigan we have been 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.

A steadfast commitment to safety ensures secure ramp access and a safe environment for anyone who enters our facility.
Robert T. Sarazin Vice President FBO Services

I’ve met all kinds of inspiring people in aviation – I’ve shaken hands with three U.S. presidents out on the ramp. But overall, what really inspires me, and gives me the most satisfaction, is doing something that makes other people’s lives easier. I’ll do everything in my power to make sure our clients have the best experience, in every situation.”

– Bob Sarazin, VP FBO Services

FBO Services

Distinguished for our forthright integrity.

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Customer Service Representatives (CSRs)

Assistance with on-ramp passenger boarding and deplaning, transportation, lodging, and 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.


Complimentary snacks and beverages, personal care items, Wi-Fi and much more.

Safety and Security

Line Service Technicians certified 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.


Luxurious pilot and passenger lounges and multimedia conference facilities.

DCA Gateway

Authorized gateway FBO for access to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).


Approximately 130,000 sq. ft. of space, 5 heated hangars that can shelter aircraft as large as a G-650 or Global Express, largest hangar with a 45 ft. door height is able to house a Boeing 737.

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..

CAA Preferred Location
Preferred FBO provider for the Corporate Aircraft Association (CAA) at Oakland County International Airport (PTK).
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.

Handling Fees

To provide maximum value, Pentastar Aviation also has several service options that allow for the handling fees to be waived.

Pentastar has extensive knowledge and experience handling both inbound and outbound international flights as well.  Acting as a liaison and working closely with the international handling companies and local authorities to ensure best practices.  For inbound international flights to Oakland County International Airport (PTK), Pentastar is the exclusive provider of international waste handling services.

Aircraft Type Minimum Uplift Handling 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

Fivestar Gourmet Catering

Taking in-flight dining to new heights

Pentastar Aviation takes in-flight dining to new heights with cuisine from Fivestar Gourmet® catering that pleases the palate as well as the eye. Fivestar Gourmet operates a full-service executive kitchen facility offering diverse menus for any size of aircraft. Working in tandem with the concierge team they also offer an extensive selection of wine for nearly every taste and occasion.

Fivestar Gourmet also has the unique feature of being owned by an aircraft operator which provides the benefit of added knowledge of flight crews and food safety, allowing the team to ensure storage and meal preparation requirements are always taken into consideration.

On the ground, catering for aviation events and executive meetings is also offered. The on-site executive conference rooms, with advanced audio/visual capabilities, can accommodate parties of up to 50 people.

Local delivery of Fivestar Gourmet catering is also available via a refrigerated delivery van. Delivery service is available at the following airports: PTK, FNT, DTW, DET, and YIP.

Call for a quote: (248) 666-8277
Fax catering order: (248) 666-8222

Standard and businessliner menus featuring the most popular selections of our clientele

Should you have a special request or dietary restrictions, please contact Fivestar Gourmet directly.

Fivestar Gourmet Standard Catering

Fivestar Gourmet Businessliner Catering

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