Austin Executive Airport (EDC) is a first-class business and general aviation facility conveniently located close to all things Austin! Easy access to downtown Austin, University of Texas and several of the major technology campuses, Austin Executive Airport is your gateway to Central Texas. The SH-130 toll road offers quick access to Austin Bergstrom International Airport and the Circuit of The America’s race track (view quick map). The airport has become one of the premier destinations for travelers flying into Texas and the Austin area. Austin Executive Airport is a controlled airfield, featuring a 6,025 foot runway, and serves as a general aviation alternative to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (KAUS).
In the 2018 FBO Survey, Austin Executive Airport's Fixed Base Operator (FBO), Henriksen Jet Center, was recognized in the 2018 Aviation International News FBO Survey. Ranked in the top 5%, Henriksen Jet Center secured the #1 FBO in Texas and the in the entire South Region, includes the states of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma. With a rating of 4.69, Henriksen Jet Center increased it's rating by .08 from the 2017 survey. This improved rating also puts the HJC on the short list of 11 most improved FBOs. 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 and easy access. Our staff in knowledgeable on events and venues in the area and gave offer great entertainment recommendations for your stay.
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