Aero Center Epps Atlanta PDK

PDK

Aero Center Epps Atlanta, formerly Epps Aviation
Atlanta, GA
DeKalb-Peachtree Airport
1 Aviation Way
Atlanta, GA
30341

Open 24 hours

770-458-0320

About Aero Center Epps Atlanta, formerly Epps Aviation

Shane Dale

FBO Manager

Fran Moyer

Chief Inspector
770-458-9851
Greg Allen
Pilatus Maintenance Manager
770-936-4427
David Bird
Turbine Maintenance Manager
770-936-4428
Tim Jones
Avionics Repair Manager
770-936-4424
Micah Montgomery
Avionics Sales and Installation Manager
470-767-8209
James Jennings
NDT & Calibration Manager
770-458-9851 x333
Alex Meredith
Calibration Lab
770-458-9851 x332
Lane Hill
Parts Department Manager
770-936-4418

An experience with AeroCenter Epps Atlanta is truly a departure from the ordinary. Since 1965, our team of 150 members has provided exceptional service at Peachtree DeKalb Airport (PDK Airport) in Atlanta, GA. We take pride being the only independent full-service fixed-base operator (FBO) at Georgia’s second busiest airport. Find The Lost Squadron story here.

History of Aero Center Epps Atlanta at PDK Airport
DeKalb Peachtree Airport (PDK) in Chamblee, near Atlanta, exemplifies Georgia’s enhancement of its air transportation system and economy. Averaging 230,000 operations annually for over thirty years, PDK is Georgia’s second-busiest airport after Hartsfield-Jackson.

PDK’s history dates back to 1942 as Naval Air Station Atlanta, later becoming a DeKalb County department. Aero Center Epps Atlanta (formerly Epps Aviation) opened in 1965 and has been a presence at PDK ever since. By 1988, a $2 million control tower was built, followed by a modern helipad in the 1990s. Now, PDK hosts four aviation service firms, seven flight schools, two helicopter operations, and corporations like Southern Company, with 765 acres including 4 runways and 115 hangars.

Shane Dale, General Manager, Aero Center Epps Atlanta, at PDK
Meet Our FBO Manager Shane Dale

A graduate of the University of South Florida, Shane is now a 25+ year resident of Atlanta with a background in various forms of customer service.  He has been with the now Aero Center Epps location for over 18 years, starting at the front desk of the FBO.  Through the years he has been the Quality Control Manager, a Training Coordinator, and the Customer Service Supervisor before becoming the FBO Manger in 2012.

Services

100LL Line Service

Fuel System Icing Inhibitor (Prist)

Jet A Line Service

Volume Discount

Aircraft Detailing 3rd Party

Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft Parking

Aircraft Parking Long Term

Catering

Catering Refrigeration

Concierge Services

Dishwashing

Fuel Farm

GPU KVA

GPU VDC

Helicopter Handling

Hotel Booking

Ice

International Trash Disposal

Laundry Service – Off Site

Lavatory Service

Limousine Service

Medical/Ambulance Capabilities

Overnight Hangar

Potable Water

Taxi Service

Tie Downs

Transient Hangar Space

VIP/Head of State Handling

Water Service

Weather Planning Service

FEATURES

24 hour surveillance

Conference Room

Computer

Courtesy Crew Cars

Crew Room / Pilot Lounge

Long term parking

Passenger Lounge

Pet Friendly

Private Workstations

Ramp Side Vehicle Access

Restrooms

Sleep or “Snooze” Room

Short Term Parking

Showers

Real Estate

Please Call the FBO for details

770-458-9851

Hotels

Atlanta Marriott Northeast
2000 Century Blvd NE
Atlanta, GA 30345
(404) 325-0000

Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia, an IHG Hotel
4355 Ashford Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30346,
770-395-7700

Doubletree by Hilton
4386 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30341
770-457-6363

Catering

GALLEY GOURMET
770-457-4455
galleygourmetinc.com

TASTEFULLY YOURS
770-455-7002
tycatering.com

FBO Reservation

Anticipated Services

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Jeremy Epperson

“Jeremy is a true world-class leader in the aviation community,” said S. Michael Scheeringa, co-founder and managing director of SAR Trilogy Management.

His life-long passion for the industry and history of developing both people and markets made Jeremy the first and natural choice to lead Aero Centers.

Epperson started his aviation career in the United States Marine Corps, where he developed his leadership and passion to serve. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego, and is a commercial pilot with P135 experience. He has demonstrated his affection for the business with successful FBO leadership roles at Signature and Republic. 

Aero Centers will bring a level of professionalism and experience back to aviation communities,” added Jeremy Epperson. “Our FBOs demonstrate to the industry we are committed to first-class facilities with knowledgeable and experienced local team members with a passion for aviation. I am very excited to lead the team responsible for developing full-service FBOs and delivering customer-centric service to all aviation customers in a community. I had a vision for bringing passion, fun, and expertise back into aviation communities, just like it was 30 years ago. Aero Centers’ focus on full-service FBOs brings the dream to reality.

Jeremy Epperson

Sanjay Aggarwal

Aggarwal has over 25 years of experience in the aviation and hospitality industries. Aggarwal is a co-founder of SAR Trilogy Management. Previously until 2015, he was the CEO of Global Crew Logistics (GCL), a Miami-based travel management company specializing in the movements and accommodation of business aviation and cargo airlines’ flight crews. GCL doubled its EBITDA in a short two-year period under Aggarwal’s leadership. 

Between 2008 and 2013, Sanjay served as CEO of two commercial airlines in India – Spicejet (a private-equity-backed low-cost air carrier) and Kingfisher Airlines (a publicly listed full-service carrier). Under his leadership, Spicejet saw its first profitable year and increased its domestic market share from 7% to 12%. Prior to that, he served as COO of Flight Options LLC, one of the world’s largest operators of business jets. He and Scheeringa worked together to take Flight Options to profitability. 

Earlier, Sanjay worked in IT, strategy, financial planning and other roles at Marriott International and US Airways. He received his BS in Industrial Engineering from Nagpur University in India and his MS in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech. 

Sanjay Aggarwal is a co-founder of SAR Trilogy Management

MICHAEL SCHEERINGA

Scheeringa has almost 30 years of experience in general and commercial aviation as an operator and supplier. Scheeringa is a co-founder and managing director of SAR Trilogy Management, an aviation investment and management company. Before he founded SAR Trilogy in 2015, he was the President and CEO of BBA Aviation Flight Support, which comprised Signature Flight Support, the world’s leading FBO network, and ASIG, a leading operator of commercial aviation fueling services. Under his leadership, Signature grew from 85 to 124 global locations, almost doubled in revenue and tripled profit resulting in the company outperforming the market in 65 out of the last 72 months of Scheeringa’s tenure.

From 2004-2008, Scheeringa served as CEO of Flight Options LLC, one of the world’s largest operators of business jets. He was responsible for the turnaround of the business taking it from a negative 20% margin to a positive 5% margin. Prior to that he spent 13 years at US Airways in officer-level positions in network and operations planning and as the head of the company’s wholly-owned subsidiaries. 

Scheeringa received his BS in Transportation and Logistics Management from Arizona State University. Scheeringa was a board member of the Central Florida Expressway Authority. He is a Past Chairman of the National Air Transportation Association and a private pilot.

Michael Scheringa Founder of Aero Centers