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User currently offlineAlee From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 63 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1014 times:

Can anyone tell me if GA pilots or any other companies owning jets can get fuel at a lesser price than it is. How much is aviation fuel anyway(all types).


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User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 987 times:

Out of 3912 FBO and other fuel selling locations across the USA reporting prices, the average, min, and max price for fuel is:

100LL: $2.42 / $1.60 / $5.25
Jet A: $2.30 / $1.05 / $4.50
80/87: $2.42 / $1.23 / $3.34

Average price data is 77 days old.

Hope that helps, sorry I don't really know anything about the pre-final sale prices of oil. I do know that my FBO gets 100LL for ~$1.30/gal though.



User currently offlinePmk From United States of America, joined May 1999, 664 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 980 times:

Most FBO's (Fixed Base Operators) will give fuel discounts if you purchase a certain amount of fuel like over 500 gallons. Also there are discounts if you are a member of Civil Air Patrol, or hangar a plane there. The prices at my local FBO are, as of April 26, 2002 $2.77USD per US Gallon for 100 Octane Low Lead and $2.40USD per US Gallon for Jet A.

Hope this helps.

Peter


User currently offlinePPGMD From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 2453 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 2 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 961 times:

First off never get truck fuel, they price is instantly $2+. Always get self serve, I have found that most of the time at reasonable prices around $1.79/gal.

If you are a member of AOPA and charge it to the AOPA card you can get a 5% rebate.

Oh if you are in South Florida, the cheapest place that I have found is the airport at the Big O, $1.75 for self serve, and you don't have to spend 45 mins on the ground trying to get it.



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