Ground Handling Network

Universal Aviation – Worldwide Ground Support

Strict operating and customer service standards. Industry-leading training and audit systems. With Universal Aviation you have access to a global network of FBOs and ground support locations committed to exceeding your expectations – each and every time you land.

Explore our network.

Each of our 50+ locations provides ground support throughout the same country in which it is based.

Latin America and Caribbean

CountryCityICAOPhoneE-mailWebsite
ArgentinaBuenos AiresSAEZ+54 9 116 963-3166
BrazilBrasiliaSBBR+55 61 93020762
BrazilManausSBEG+55-92 36521763
BrazilRecifeSBRF+55 11 24454777
BrazilRio de JaneiroSBGL+55 21 33983287
BrazilSao PauloSBGR+55 11 24454777
BrazilSorocabaSDCO+55 15 21015018
ChileSantiagoSCEL+56 22 6111552
Costa RicaSan JoseMROC+506 2431 3946
Costa RicaLiberiaMRLB+506 2668 1191
Dominican RepublicLa RomanaMDLR+1 809-813-9070
MexicoCancunMMUN+52 998 8 98 85 83
MexicoCozumelMMCZ+52 987 1213010
MexicoSan Jose del CaboMMSD+52 624 146 5087
MexicoTolucaMMTO+52 722 2731156
Puerto RicoSan JuanTJSJ+1 787 791 5266
VenezuelaCaracasSVMI+58 414 136 9079

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

CountryCityICAOPhoneE-mailWebsite
EthiopiaAddis AbabaHAAB+251 911 796399
FranceLe CastelletLFMQ+33 494 983 999
FranceParisLFPB+33 1 48359638
GreeceAthensLGAV+30 210 3534315
IcelandKeflavikBIKF+354 424 6400
IrelandDublinEIDW+353 1 8145777
IrelandShannonEINN+353 61 712059
ItalyMilanLIMC+39 02 74865620
ItalyMilanLIML+39 02 70200424
ItalyRomeLIRA+39 06 79494495
ItalyVeniceLIPZ+39 348 5914451
RussiaKhabarovskUHHH+7 421 2274614
SpainBarcelonaLEBL+34 93 479 2394
SpainGironaLEGE+34 609 820 747
SpainMadridLEMD+34 91 3936890
UKLondonEGSS+44 1279 680349

Asia-Pacific

CountryCityICAOPhoneE-mailWebsite
AustraliaSydneyYSSY+61 2 96930877
ChinaBeijingZBAA+86 10 8416 3089
ChinaGuangzhouZGGG+86 10 8416 3089
ChinaShanghaiZSPD+86 21 6835 1373
JapanOsakaRJBB+81 3 57087544
JapanSapporoRJCC+81 3 57087544
JapanTokyoRJTT+81 3 57087544
JapanTokyoRJAA+81 3 57087544
MaldivesMaléVRMM+960 334 5000
PhilippinesCebuRPVM+632 5555 888
PhilippinesClarkRPLC+632 5555 888
PhilippinesManilaRPLL+632 5555 888
SingaporeSingaporeWSSL+65 6484 4878
SingaporeSingaporeWSSS+65 6484 4878
South KoreaSeoulRKSS+82 2 2662 7751
ThailandBangkokVTBD+66 (0) 62678 3333
ThailandPhuketVTSP+66 (0) 62678 3333

To learn more about our locations, visit the Universal Aviation website.

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