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 in North 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 more than 4,000 diesel lanes offering Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at the pump. 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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