Pilot Flying J Opens 650th Store in North America

Follows with additional locations this week

Published in CSP Daily News

VON ORMY, Texas -- Pilot Flying J recently opened its 650th location in North America on October 15. The store, a Pilot Travel Center in Von Ormy, Texas, features full amenities for professional drivers, area residents and the motoring public.

On October 22, Pilot Flying J opened its 651st location, a Flying J Travel Plaza in Hudson, Wis.; its 652nd location, a Flying J Travel Plaza in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; and its 653rd location, a Flying J Travel Plaza in Fargo, N.D.

"By adding to our network of travel centers and travel plazas across North America, we're able to more consistently provide our customers with convenience; fast, friendly service; and quality amenities," said Jimmy Haslam, CEO of Pilot Flying J.

"We're committed to making life better for America's drivers, and we believe our new stores in Von Ormy and Hudson, as well as our complete network of more than 650 stores, will continue to provide customers with a great experience and whatever they need along their drive," he added.

The Pilot Travel Center in Von Ormy offers eight diesel lanes and 16 gasoline lanes with high-speed pumps for quicker refueling as well as a Subway and Cinnabon; seven private showers; 65 parking spaces; nine diesel lanes; nine diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) lanes; and CAT scales.

The Hudson location offers eight diesel lanes and 12 gasoline lanes with high-speed pumps; nine private showers; 100 parking spaces; eight diesel lanes; hot food bar and pizza, with a McDonalds coming soon; driver's lounge; CAT scales; eight DEF lanes.

The Fargo location offers seven private showers; 165 parking spaces; 11 diesel lanes; Huddle House, Cinnabon; CAT scales; 11 DEF lanes.

The Moose Jaw location offers four private showers; 35 parking spaces; five diesel lanes; hot food bar and pizza; and five DEF lanes.

Most of the locations also offer expanded food offerings to include pizza, salads, sandwiches and hotdogs; premium coffee and cappuccino selections; and general merchandise for quick shopping needs.

All Pilot Flying J locations honor the MyRewards loyalty card, through which members can earn in-store retail and restaurant discounts. The combined network of over 650 Pilot travel centers and Flying J travel plazas across North America serves more than 1.3 million customers daily.

Based in Knoxville, Tenn., Pilot Flying J has more than 650 retail locations and is the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America. The Pilot Flying J network provides customers with access to more than 60,000 parking spaces for trucks, more than 4,400 showers and more than 4,000 diesel lanes, of which more than 2,500 offer DEF at the pump.