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Lehigh Valley Aviation Services FBO

Hangar 7, currently Lehigh Valley Aviation Services, was built in 1958 and was home to Bethlehem Steel’s aviation department.  In 1985, Bethlehem Steel eliminated their flight department in a money saving move for the already struggling company.  In 2004, the Lehigh Northampton Airport Authority took over operations of the FBO. Lehigh Valley Aviation Services is a member of the Air Elite Network and is a full- service FBO. Amenities include a recently renovated passenger terminal and kitchen, a pilot’s lounge, flight planning room, ten-seat conference room, concierge services, a crew car, and a courtesy shuttle.  Many more amenities are available at Lehigh Valley Aviation Services, come visit us and see all we have to offer!

 

Our expert staff are at your service!

We believe in the highest quality of service for all of our customers. Our staff is trained to accommodate any request and deliver the utmost best experience for those traveling through Lehigh Valley Aviation Services.

Kimberly Rawhouser

General Manager of the FBO (Fixed-Based Operations) for Lehigh Valley Aviation Services, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her position.  Having worked for the airport in both the service and administrative capacities for over ten years, Kimberly has consistently been recognized for her commitment to customer satisfaction, her ability to build positive relationships among staff members and her continued interest in maintaining effective communication with the Board of Directors and key stakeholders. Mrs. Rawhouser is directly responsible for the entirety of daily operations within the FBO, including financial management, analysis of local market competitors, fuel and service pricing and continued business and marketing development.  In her role as General Manager, Kimberly strives to identify strategic opportunities that align with organizational goals and to ensure the overall success of Lehigh Valley Aviation Services.

James Enslin

Operations Manager of the Lehigh Valley Aviation FBO (Fixed-Based Operations), brings over twenty six years of aviation experience to the Lehigh Valley International Airport.  Having worked in managerial and supervisory positions; James has built a strong foundation for the role in which he currently serves. Mr. Enslin, is responsible for overseeing a group of flight-line technicians, ensuring that they maintain a safe and reputable service for pilots, crew members and passengers alike.  James is recognized for his ability to effectively work with tenants, co-workers and auditors. Mr. Enslin is also responsible for the maintaining and monitoring of fuel, oil and equipment that are used in the daily flight-line operations.  In addition to providing the highest quality of standards among his employees, James also collaborates in the budgetary process of the FBO in order to successfully balance the requirements and standards of the department with the utmost concern for the overall growth and expansion of the airport.