INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) and Petroleum Marketing Group (PMG) have confirmed the brands that will soon be open for business when the Indianapolis International Airport Service Plaza begins operations this month. On or about Sept. 16, a Circle K convenience store and 24-hour Shell gas station will mark the start of service plaza operations.
Fueling options will include all levels of unleaded gasoline, as well as diesel and compressed natural gas (CNG). A total of 24 fueling positions will be operational on or about Sept. 16, while carwash, automobile detailing, and quick lube services will be added beginning Sept. 23.
Opening by the end of October will be a Subway restaurant, followed by a Petro's Chili & Chips, which will open by year's end.
Currently in the last stages of construction, the service Plaza is located on the south side of Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Drive and will be easily accessible to all vehicles arriving and departing the passenger terminal at IND, as well as to employees working at the IND campus.
A flight-information display monitor, located inside the Circle K, will provide up-to-date information on flights arriving and departing Indianapolis International Airport, and the service plaza will also offer a public men's and women's restrooms.
The IAA owns and operates Indiana's largest airport system. In addition to the Indianapolis International Airport, its facilities include the Downtown Heliport, Eagle Creek Airpark, Hendricks County Airport, Indianapolis Regional Airport and Metropolitan Airport.
Indianapolis International Airport has received awards recognizing it as a leader within its class, including best airport in North America in 2010 and 2012 in Airports Council International's annual Airport Service Quality awards. IND is the first airport in the United States to win Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification for an entire terminal campus, and the airport has won recognition for excellent customer service, concessions programs and art and architecture.
IND's economic impact in central Indiana is more than $4.5 billion annually, and about
10,000 people work at the airport each day. It serves more than seven million business and leisure travelers each year and averages 137 daily flights to 32 nonstop destinations. Home of the world's second-largest FedEx Express operation and the nation's eighth-largest cargo facility, it is committed to becoming the airport system of choice for both passenger and cargo service.