What do you do?
LBA is a Private Air Charter Company. Our wheelhouse area is Southeastern US.
Where are you located?
I am based out of Gulf Shores, Alabama, but frequently depart from Fairhope, Pensacola, Destin, Montgomery, Birmingham, Jackson, New Orleans & Mobile.
Where do you fly?
With full fuel tanks we can fly @ 700 NM from Gulf Shores, AL. So our wheelhouse is Houston, Dallas, Memphis, Knoxville, Myrtle Beach, Tampa & all points in-between.
How much does it cost?
We are most competitive when originating or returning to the Gulf Shores Area. Cost is $550/hour from Gulf Shores to your location &/or then your destinations plus returning to Gulf Shores. Stand by time is $40/hr or $500 overnight.
How many people/how much weight can you take?
We can take 5 souls or 850 lbs. So if your party is 500 lbs or less we can fly 5 hrs w/full tanks. But if the weight of all parties plus luggage is maxed at 850 lbs we can only fly 2 hours before we fuel stop.
How fast can you fly? Are there time limitations?
Cruise speed is about 165mph. We can fly at night & in the clouds.
Do you have to follow the same rules as commercial pilots?
We adhere to stringent maintenance & drug testing for all pilots & mechanics & are subject to rigorous oversight from the FAA.