Austin Executive Airport is a first-class business and general aviation facility conveniently located close to all things Austin! Just 25 minutes from downtown and the University of Texas campus, 18 minutes to the Circuit of the Americas racing venue, 25 minutes from Round Rock, and about 20 minutes to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (view quick map). From humble beginnings as Travis Field, the airport has become one of the premier destinations for travelers flying into Texas and the Austin area. Austin Executive is a controlled airfield, featuring a 6,025 foot runway, and serve as a general aviation alternative to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (KAUS).
Aviation International News (AIN) 2018 Survey listed Austin Executive Airport's Henriksen Jet Center (HJC) at number 8 in the top ten FBOs in the Americas. With a rating of 4.69 out of 5, Austin Executive increased it's rating by .08 from the 2017 survey. Our commitment to quality is being recognized by today's corporate pilots. This improved rating also puts the HJC on the short list of 11 most improved FBOs. According to the survey, HJC earned the highest score (4.78) in this year’s survey in the passenger amenities category. Its passenger lounge, off the main lobby, offers private areas, with computer/telephone rooms and a 10-seat A/V-equipped conference room. This rating gave HJC the number one spot within the southwest region, which includes Texas. You can read the survey here.
Austin Executive goes the extra mile to make sure that our pilots feel welcome and comfortable while in town. In addition to many personalized amenities on site, we can help you with travel arrangements and booking a hotel if needed. Our friendly staff love making pilots feel at home while you are with us.We are close to all things Austin. Just 25 minutes from downtown and the University of Texas campus, about 18 minutes to the Curcuit of the Americas racing venue,
When you are here we want you to fell like family. We have great amenities reserved just for our pilots, like our spacious pilot’s lounge. Here you can enjoy a free beverage, complimentary wi-fi, and snacks.
Personal quiet rooms feature high-end, personal massage chairs. The Cozzia Qi is a state-of-the-art relaxation chair that will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Just put it on auto pilot and sit back.
We know planning is important but can be a challenge at times. That’s why we have provided a weather and computer room to help you check the latest conditions and get the information you need.
The Pilot’s Lounge area also comes with a comfortable personal entertainment area where you can watch satellite TV programs, including sports events. Grab a cold beverage, and enjoy a show.
We work with FlightBridge.com to enhance customer service, making it easier to book and manage concierge requests and communicate all the details. Make customer reservations and book hotels and rental cars in a few, simple clicks. FlightBridge brings all your preferred services together in one place, all at your negotiated rates.
If you are interested in keeping your aircraft at the airport, or need to schedule a specific service, please visit our Service Request page and complete the request form. One of our customer service representatives will contact you to discuss your requirements.
Austin Executive Airport: A History of Austin’s Newest General Aviation Airport is an inside look at the challenges and triumphs of transforming a small turf airstrip built in the 1960s into a modern corporate jet center. Entrepreneur, pilot, and airport developer Ron W. Henriksen tells the story of fulfilling a long-standing dream of building a landmark general aviation airport in Austin, Texas, by investing some $33 million of his own money and four years of his life.
What others have said:
“I congratulate Ron for overcoming the many obstacles he faced in order to deliver his exciting vision.”
--Senator Kirk Watson, Texas Senator District 14
“Ron has made a greater contribution to Texas general aviation than any other individual or corporation I can think of.”
--Dave Fulton, Director of the Texas Department of Transportation, Aviation Division
“A rip-roaring good read. This book is a testament to the unique approach to life and business that is Ron Henriksen.”
--Howard Hill, Architect