Jan. 13, 2014

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New Flying J Travel Plaza Opens in Aurora, Oregon to Serve Professional Drivers

Pilot Flying J today announced the opening of a new Flying J Travel Plaza in Aurora, Ore., to better serve professional drivers.

“We understand that professional drivers make their living on the road, so we want to provide a great experience for them,” said Pilot Flying J CEO, Jimmy Haslam. “We hope drivers will enjoy the convenience and amenities that the new Aurora Flying J Travel Plaza has to offer, including our PJ Fresh Marketplace which offers quick fresh and healthy food options.”

The Aurora Flying J Travel Plaza is the tenth location in Oregon and will add 60 new jobs to help boost the local economy.

The Aurora Flying J Travel Plaza offers many amenities, including:

  • Nine diesel lanes, 16 gas and two RV lanes with high-speed pumps for quicker refueling
  • Nine showers; 67 truck parking spots and 60 car parking spots
  • CAT scale
  • PJ Fresh Marketplace
  • Subway
  • Cinnabon
  • Premium coffee and cappuccino selections
  • Everyday products for quick shopping needs
  • Two ATMS, public laundry, Western Union, fax and a game room

Expanding its network is one more step in Pilot Flying J’s mission to making life better for professional drivers. The company has embarked on an extensive $50 million restroom remodel this year and will complete a $50 million shower remodel. Pilot Flying J offers DEF at the pump in more than 3,400 lanes nationwide. The combined network of more than 650 Pilot Travel Centers and Flying J Travel Plazas across North America serves more than 1.3 million customers daily.

As with all other Pilot Flying J locations, the Flying J Travel Plaza honors the MyRewards loyalty card, through which members can earn in-store retail and restaurant discounts.

The Aurora Travel Plaza is located off Interstate 5 at exit 278. To learn more about Pilot Flying J locations, visit

About Pilot Flying J
Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas inNorth America, is committed to making life better for professional drivers.Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., Pilot Flying J has more than 650 retail locations. The Pilot Flying J network provides drivers with access to more than 65,000 parking spaces for trucks, 4,400 showers and 4,000 diesel lanes, with more than 4,100 offering DEF at the pump. Pilot Flying J subsidiary Pilot Logistics Services is one of the fastest growing independent energy logistics companies in North America. Together, Pilot Flying J and Pilot Logistic Services employ more than 24,000 people. Pilot Flying J is currently ranked No. 7 on Forbes' list of America's Largest Private Companies. Visit for more information.

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