Stephanie Myers, External Communications Supervisor
Pilot Flying J announced today that it will open two Pilot locations in Jal, New Mexico and Jacksonville, Florida throughout the month of November. The locations feature amenities for area residents and the traveling public, while adding 70 truck parking spaces, approximately 100 local jobs and other economic benefits to the communities.
“We’re thrilled to serve the communities of Jal and Jacksonville with the expansion of our network this month to deliver convenience, quality, great service and added value to local residents and professional drivers traveling the nation’s highways,” said Ken Parent, president of Pilot Flying J. “Our goal at Pilot Flying J is to connect people and places with comfort, care and a smile at every stop. The addition to our footprint of two new locations will bring the best service and amenities available on the road to travelers passing through these areas.”
The Pilot locations offer many amenities, including:
Pilot Travel Center #1165
410 E. Kansas Ave.
Jal, NM 88252
Pilot Express #1149
3515 Zoo Parkway
Jacksonville, FL 32226
The new facilities will bring Pilot Flying J’s network of stores in New Mexico to 16 locations and Florida to 31 locations. Cumulatively, the new locations are expected to contribute $5.7 million annually in state and local tax revenues.
Guests can make the most out of their experience at Pilot and Flying J locations by saving time and money with the Pilot Flying J app. Access exclusive offers with valuable in-store deals on food and beverages and features for professional drivers including mobile fueling, trip planning, parking and shower reservations. For a limited time, myRewards® members will receive an additional point on diesel gallon purchases when using mobile fueling in the app.
This November, Pilot Flying J is celebrating its 60th year of serving North America’s drivers. In honor of Pilot Flying J's history of giving back and commitment to fueling life’s journeys into the future, the company is donating $2 million to support non-profit programs in local communities and across the nation. To learn more about Pilot Flying J’s 60th Anniversary, including a full list of recipient organizations, visit www.pilotflyingj.com/giving-back.
The combined network of more than 750 Pilot and Flying J Travel Centers across North America serves more than 1.6 million customers daily. For more information on Pilot Flying J, visit www.pilotflyingj.com.
About Pilot Flying J
Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers in North America, is committed to connecting people and places with comfort, care and a smile at every stop. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Pilot Flying J has more than 750 retail locations in 44 states, Roadside assistance available at over 135 locations nationwide and growing as part of its Truck Care program, 44 Goodyear Commercial Tire and Service Centers, and 34 Boss Shops. The Pilot Flying J network provides drivers with access to more than 72,000 parking spaces for trucks with Prime Parking at more than 400 locations, 5,200 deluxe showers and more than 6,200 diesel lanes with 5,200 offering Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at the pump. Pilot Flying J is currently ranked No. 15 on Forbes' list of America's Largest Private Companies. Visit www.pilotflyingj.com for more information.