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Columbia Aviation Companies – COVID-19 Response

(Groton, CT – April 16, 2020)  The effects of the global COVID-19 crisis have forced many industries to adapt to a new and constantly shifting normal. Columbia Aviation companies has sought to find ways to continue to serve our clients while keeping our employees and their families safe in these challenging times.

Our FBO Network
Across our FBO network, we have been forced to reduce our hours of operations at some of our locations. These reductions are temporary and subject to change. At Columbia Air Services., Inc in Rutland, KRUT, effective April 20th, our hours of operation will be limited to 8:30 am to 5:00 pm until further notice. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to our General Manager, Chris Reece at 802-773-3348. At our KGON-based Mystic Jet Center FBO, our hours of operation have been modified to 8:00 am to 6:00 pm daily. For any operations outside those hours, please contact us at 860-715-8800 to arrange an appointment. Visit Mystic Jet Center online at
The operational hours at our KBHB location are 8am to 6pm until further notice.

In our service departments, we have limited outside visitor and vendor access, and encouraged all our employees to follow the safety guidelines outlined by the CDC regarding the use of PPE, sanitization and cleaning procedures until further notice. Our avionics and service shops remain open and fully operational at this time. If you would like to schedule your aircraft for an installation, upgrade or inspection, please contact our Service Manager, Adam Stino, at 860-449-1400 or via email at or our Avionics Director, Chris Bergman, at 860-715-8810 or via email at

Aircraft Sales
Columbia Aircraft Sales, Inc., understands that the next steps are inevitably tough to navigate in the post COVID-19 world. As the new normal comes, we want you to know that our sales staff are here to assist you. We remain committed to helping our prospects and clients maintain comfortable, safe and unfettered general aviation travel capabilities in these trying times, within allowable restrictions and limitations. Until such time as in-person inspections and demonstration flights can be performed without risk, we are available for video presentations of our available aircraft.  We have introduced by appointment only contactless aircraft viewings as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic – more information here: sales professionals will work with you to find the best solution to provide a safe and enjoyable aircraft purchase experience. The list of current inventory is always available for viewing on, and on our company website, Be sure to follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter at to assure you are keeping up with all our latest announcements and posts.

It has been our honor to serve the general aviation community for over 40 years. We look forward to the future and will be there for our clients and customers with the same degree of passion that has carried us through four decades of success. Stay safe! See you soon!