Airport Diner may not be a creative name, but this diner is far from ordinary. Right next to the famous Hangar Hotel in Fredericksburg, Texas, pilots flock to this restaurant for big breakfasts and great milkshakes.
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In the latest installment of our search for the $100 hamburger, we head west to the 3-Zero Cafe. This airport restaurant features big breakfasts and a scenic location.
Why was I happy to see a report that the longtime Wichita, Kansas, FBO, Yingling, would soon have a Subway at its facility?
This large hotel and resort has its own private airport, just steps from the lobby. Fly in for a good burger or a elegant French dinner–there are plenty of options at Nemacolin.
In our latest article searching for the perfect $100 hamburger, we travel to Kentucky. Rough River offers a beautiful lake, a nice lodge with a restaurant and even an airport within walking distance. What’s not to like?
For our latest “Hungry Pilot” feature, regular contributor Will Eifert takes us to Oklahoma City and Annie Okie’s Runway Cafe. The restaurant is right on the runway at the busy Wiley Post Airport, with great views of departing airplanes.
In our search for the best $100 hamburger, this one might take top prize. That’s because the Skyline Diner in Ohio features a true $100 hamburger package–including an airplane ride.
The Sky Galley is an institution in the Midwest, having welcomed pilots and local diners for decades. It’s located right inside the beautiful old terminal building at Cincinnati’s Lunken Airport, so the location is a strong point. In addition to the history of the art deco building, the Sky Galley features a large outdoor patio that looks right onto the ramp.
It’s time for our latest “Hungry Pilot” report, this time from Florida. High Jackers is located right on the field at the Flagler County Airport. Park your plane and walk to the edge of the ramp. In less than a few steps you’ll be enjoying a fantastic meal.
The food and surroundings are always great and Saturday and Sunday breakfast are especially fun because many times the locally-based customers are out with their Stearmans, Pitts, Extras, etc. and the airplane activity is fun to watch. Try it sometime–you won’t be disappointed.
With this article we are launching our latest feature, called simply “The Hungry Pilot.” We’ll highlight the best airport restaurants, from small town diners right on the runway to five star establishments within walking distance of an airport. As usual with Air Facts, we want to hear from you, too.