Sheltair Daytona to host race weekend celebration

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Sheltair Daytona 25th anniversary coincides with the 55th annual Daytona 500 taking place Feb. 24.

Sheltair, a network of FBOs and airport properties, will host an anniversary celebration today during the races. Sheltair Daytona is the gateway FBO to the Daytona International Speedway.

Sheltair Daytona has been servicing the general aviation community at Daytona Beach International Airport since 1988 and is within walking distance to the speedway, officials note.

This year, Sheltair will host the event on Sunday from 10 am until the races are over, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sheltair Daytona as well as the 55th anniversary of the Daytona 500. The luau-themed event will include live music and entertainment, food and beverages along with raffles and giveaways. Sheltair Daytona tenants, customers and local airport business partners are welcome to join the festivities.

Sheltair Daytona’s general manager, Arvin Weese said, “We are so thrilled to be hosting this event that will coincide perfectly with the Daytona 500. Every year, we are well prepared and fully staffed to safely and efficiently handle the high volume of aircraft movements during ‘speedweeks.’ We take great pride in our superior safety record and excellent customer service delivery and this year we thought it would be fitting to celebrate and enhance the festivities for our guests during the event.”

Sheltair offers customer and line service, complimentary refreshments/snacks, office and hangar space, FlyBuy’s rewards points, contract fuel programs, courtesy crew cars, complimentary shuttle service,  customs on airfield and a state-of-the-art facility including passenger lobby, wireless internet, crew lounge, conference rooms, flight planning room, cafeteria/vending area and more. Sheltair Daytona is a part of CAA, FATA, NBAA, and Bahamas Gateway FBO network.

Sheltair is a privately owned, aviation development company offering FBOs, properties and construction in Florida, Georgia and New York. The company provides full-service FBOs to the aviation community at 15 of their 21 airport properties and employs more than 300 people throughout the network.

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