TAC Air Services

TAC Air Services
TAC Air is an aviation services provider focusing on FBO (Fixed Base Operation) services for all segments of aviation, including general aviation, military and government, and commercial air carriers.

TAC Air services include efficient aircraft fueling, expert ground and cargo handling, hangar development, and aircraft de-icing – all done with superior customer service.

TAC Air continually receives awards for customer service, community involvement and safety. TAC Air has been named #1 FBO Chain by the readers of Professional Pilot magazine twice in recent years. Our We Can Do That attitude fuels our award-winning service.

What started with a single location in Texarkana, Arkansas has grown into a national network of FBOs serving customers in markets both large and small. Setting the FBO network apart from its competitors is the TAC Air philosophy that success is based upon well-trained, friendly associates with A Passion For Service.

TAC Air associates are dedicated to exceeding your expectations each and every day. This way of doing business has always been – and will continue to be – the focus of our day-to-day operations.

TAC Air services 14 cities with a growing network of FBOs, employing more than 400 associates:


  • AMA – Amarillo, TX
  • APA – Denver, CO
  • BDL – Hartford, CT
  • FSM – Fort Smith, AR
  • LEX – Lexington, KY
  • LIT – Little Rock, AR
  • OMA – Omaha, NE
  • PVU – Provo, UT
  • RDU – Raleigh-Durham, NC
  • SLC – Salt Lake City, UT
  • SHV – Shreveport, LA
  • SUS – St. Louis, MO
  • TXK – Texarkana, AR
  • TYS – Knoxville, TN

More than an aviation fuel stop, TAC Air also partners closely with based customers and airports by investing capital resources into our facilities. Whether it’s a new hangar, luxurious executive terminal or any number of facility improvements, we have a proven track record of investing millions of private capital dollars into facilities when given the opportunity through favorable lease terms. This results in improved facilities, better services for customers, airports and the communities they serve, without costing taxpayers a dime.

To sum it all up, TAC Air services means competitive prices on Jet-A and 100LL aviation fuel, quick turns, and award-winning service for your general aviation needs.

Get Your Tail (#) In Here and find out what A Passion For Service is all about.

A Few TAC Air Milestones

An innovative industry leader, TAC Air has a rich history.


  • 1986 – Road Runner Aviation opens in Texarkana, AR
  • 1991 – After opening FBOs in Shreveport, LA and Fort Smith, AR, Road Runner Aviation is re-branded TAC Air
  • 1998 – TAC Air acquires an FBO in Omaha, NE
  • 1999 – The chain expands to nine locations by adding Denver, CO and Hartford, CT
  • 2000 – TAC Air markets its brand nationally with the giveaway of a new car at the National Business Aviation Association’s annual convention
  • DenverFBO2001 – Expansion continues as the Denver, CO operation relocates to a 60,000 square feet facility
  • 2005 – TAC Air opens its 11th FBO in Knoxville, TN
  • 1FBO2006 – TAC Air is named #1 Large FBO Chain by the readers of Professional Pilot magazine.
  • 2007 – TAC Air reaches a dozen locations with a move into Raleigh-Durham, NC
  • 2009 – St. Louis, MO opening brings TAC Air to 13 locations
  • LEX2010 – TAC Air develops a world-class, ground-up executive terminal Lexington, KY and adds more than 40,000 square feet of new hangar space
  • NumberOne2011 – TAC Air is once again honored by the readers of Professional Pilot by being named #1 Large FBO Chain
  • 2011 – The National Safety Council awards the Occupational Excellence Achievement Award to TAC Air for multiple years running
  • KEYSTONE-FINAL2012 – TAC Air expands west of the Rockies by acquiring Keystone Aviation in Salt Lake City, UT and Provo, UT
  • 2013 – TAC Air is recognized again by the readers of Professional Pilot for providing Best Line Service and Best Value of any FBO chain
  • 2014 – Southwest Airlines recognizes TAC Air’s Salt Lake City FBO for providing 99.99998% on-time service for its more than 11,000 flights
  • 2014 – TAC Air lands its 14th location, LIT, at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, AR
  • 2015 – An $11 million capital improvement campaign is launched at TAC Air LIT, including a new, world-class executive terminal