Indy Airport Plaza Opens

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A new service plaza at Indianapolis International Airport is open. The airport authority says operations started over the weekend at a gas station and convenience store. Two restaurants at the location are expected to open later this year. September 23, 2013

News Release

The long-awaited IND Service Plaza has opened at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). Operations began today at the Circle K convenience store and 24-hour Shell fueling services that are on site.

Fueling options include all levels of unleaded gasoline as well as diesel and compressed natural gas. A total of 24 fueling positions are available, and carwash, automobile detailing, and quick lube services will be added beginning early next month.

Opening by the end of October will be a Subway restaurant, followed by a Petro’s Chili and Chips, which will open by year’s end.

The Service Plaza is located on the south side of Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Drive and is easily accessible to all vehicles arriving and departing the passenger terminal at IND, as well as to employees working at the IND campus.

A flight-information display monitor, located inside the Circle K, provides up-to-date information on flights arriving and departing IND, and the Service Plaza also offers a public men’s and women’s restrooms.

About the Indianapolis Airport Authority

The Indianapolis Airport Authority owns and operates Indiana’s largest airport system. In addition to the Indianapolis International Airport, its facilities include the Downtown Heliport, Eagle Creek Airpark, Hendricks County Airport, Indianapolis Regional Airport, and Metropolitan Airport. IND has received numerous prestigious awards recognizing it as a leader within its class, including best airport in North America in 2010 and 2012 in Airports Council International’s annual Airport Service Quality awards. IND is the first airport in the U.S. to win LEED® certification for an entire terminal campus, and the airport has won recognition for excellent customer service, concessions programs, and art and architecture.

IND’s economic impact in Central Indiana is more than $4.5 billion annually, and about 10,000 people work at the airport each day. IND serves more than 7 million business and leisure travelers each year and averages 137 daily flights to 32 nonstop destinations. Home of the world's second-largest FedEx Express operation and the nation’s eighth-largest cargo facility, IND is committed to becoming the airport system of choice for both passenger and cargo service. For more information, visit IND’s Facebook page at Indianapolis International Airport and Twitter page at @INDairport.Source: Indianapolis Airport Authority