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Dedication event showed strength of support for Desert Jet Center’s New Upscale Terminal and Hangar Facility

Desert Jet Center, the desert’s newest and highest rated Fixed Base Operator (FBO) held a dedication event this month in celebration of the support it has received from valued customers and local communities in building its new aviation facility at the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport (KTRM) in Thermal, California.

Local dignitaries which included Riverside County 4th District Supervisor V. Manuel Perez, Coachella Mayor Steven Hernandez, La Quinta Mayor Linda Evans, and staff representatives from the offices of Congressman Raul Ruiz, MD. and Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia were among the speakers and presenters during the event recognizing Desert Jet Center for its part in the development of the airport and local communities it serves.

Desert Jet Center, now operating in its second year, continues to be instrumental to the growth of the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport. As the “Preferred CAA” (Corporate Aviation Association) FBO at KTRM, Desert Jet Center remains the highest rated FBO in customer service (receiving 27 “five-star” reviews on industry sites such as and in safety, as the only FBO in the desert southwest to achieve IS-BAH Stage II registration and meet NATA Safety 1st standards.

Desert Jet Center’s new upscale 32,500-square-foot general aviation terminal and hangar facility is scheduled to open in Spring 2019.

About Desert Jet Center
Located at the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport (KTRM) in Palm Springs/Thermal, California, Desert Jet Center is a brand new, independent FBO serving the needs of the business and general aviation community. Desert Jet Center’s new facility is currently under construction and scheduled to debut in early 2019. The new modern 32,500-square foot terminal and hangar facility will feature a luxurious and well-appointed lobby to welcome visitors and residents to the Coachella Valley. The 22,500-square foot hangar offers state-of-the-art amenities to aircraft traveling to or based in Thermal. As the only air-conditioned hangar in the desert, passengers are assured their aircraft will be comfortable when they are ready to board. The new facility will also feature spacious offices and a maintenance facility designed to accommodate the needs of business jet operators and travelers. Desert Jet Center is the Preferred FBO at KTRM for CAA (Corporate Aircraft Association) and CJP (Citation Jet Pilots) organizations. Desert Jet Center offers hangar space that accommodates aircraft as large as the Gulfstream G650 and Global 6000, jet maintenance provided by the onsite FAA Part 145 repair station, FAA-compliant aircraft detailing, and NATA-certified Customer Service Representatives on staff.
For more information, visit the Desert Jet Center website at, email or call at (800) 338-KTRM.

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