announcing a new luxury fbo in the florida keys: construction underway for marathon aviation (kmth)

September 26, 2019

Marathon Aviation broke ground on an expansive new FBO and hangar complex for Florida Keys travelers. A celebratory event took place September 24, with airport officials, the board of county commissioners, local dignitaries and members of the Marathon Aviation team.

Newly unveiled plans include an Ernest Hemingway inspired FBO facility with generously-sized relaxation and recreation areas, and outdoor viewing decks. The exterior and interior are designed to offer a modern, yet authentic, Key West chic charm to ensure an unforgettable experience. The new hangar, with 28 ft. doors, is conveniently located for easy taxiway, runway, and highway access. Construction is led by AMH Construction, an Orlando based construction firm, while the design was a culmination of efforts by Becci Meier, Becci Meier Designs. Foundation work has started, and construction will continue throughout the rest of 2019 with an anticipated opening in early 2020.

“This week we officially begin construction on a new, iconic FBO to serve as a launch pad for US Customs and complement the region’s tourism, five-star resorts, and world-renowned fishing industry. Our investment in this venture reflects our deep, long-term commitment to this local community, its economy, and our customers. Whether guests are staying to indulge or only here for an overnight, it’s our mission to provide a fully immersive, luxury Middle Keys Experience. This new facility will help us accomplish that.” stated Marathon Aviation’s owner Marty Hiller.

Indeed, Marathon Aviation’s well-known brand is already synonymous with service excellence, with a foundation of safety and customer-centric culture that travelers have come to appreciate.

With expedited customs, 24/7 service, a direct from UG448 approach, attentive concierge support, no wait times, and a 5,008 ft. runway, Marathon is most certainly an ideal entry point in the region. The close proximity of the well-known resorts of Cheeca Lodge, Hawks Cay, Isla Bella and Little Palm Island assure a memorable experience. The top-notch staff at this full-service FBO is on standby to handle your every need. Marathon Aviation is an Avfuel-branded FBO and participates in AVTRIP rewards and Avfuel Contract Fuel.