Welcome to Hector International Airport - Fargo, ND
Fargo Jet Center Inc (FJC) loaded the 1st of 14 scheduled flights of ND cattle onto a Korean Airlines 747-400 en route to Kazakhstan this past Thursday.
FJC and Global Beef Consultants entered into an agreement to support the 2011 airlift mission over the next several weeks.
Approximately 2 flights per week will depart Fargo enroute to Astana, Kazakhstan. Fargo Jet Center ground crews handle both the aircraft and the loading of the cargo (approximately 195 cows per flight).
"New to this year's operation is the aircraft operator Korean Airlines and the Boeing 747-400 aircraft," said Darren Hall, vice president of Fargo Jet Center. "We are again excited about the opportunity to support the growth in exports from North Dakota and in cargo operations at Fargo's Hector International Airport (KFAR)."
Follow the link below to view a time-lapse video of the operation last Thursday. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQA4cILtF6c
UPDATE - An additional YouTube time-lapse video from November 8, 2011. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsU_BSDoyrw
About Fargo Jet Center:
FJC is recognized worldwide as a leading provider of
aviation services. An FBO based in Fargo, ND (KFAR),
Fargo Jet Center is an Avfuel® branded dealer,
award-winning aircraft maintenance and avionics repair
station and aircraft dealer. FJC maintains maintenance
and sales relationships with Cessna, Hawker Beechcraft
and Pilatus. In addition, FJC operates a fleet of
charter aircraft, a flight school, and provides aircraft
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