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Flying J Travel Plaza opens in Aurora, Oregon

The Aurora Flying J Travel Plaza is the tenth location in Oregon and will add 60 new jobs.

The Trucker News Services

1/13/2014

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J today announced the opening of a new Flying J Travel Plaza in Aurora, Ore.

“We understand that professional drivers make their living on the road, so we want to provide a great experience for them,” said Pilot Flying J CEO, Jimmy Haslam. “We hope drivers will enjoy the convenience and amenities that the new Aurora Flying J Travel Plaza has to offer, including our PJ Fresh Marketplace which offers quick fresh and healthy food options.”

The Aurora Flying J Travel Plaza is the tenth location in Oregon and will add 60 new jobs.

Company officials said the Aurora Flying J Travel Plaza offers many amenities, including:

- Nine diesel lanes, 16 gas lanes and two RV lanes with high-speed pumps for quicker refueling

- Seven showers; 93 truck parking spots and 69 car parking spots

- CAT scale

- Subway restaurant

- PJ Fresh Marketplace

- Cinnabon

- Premium coffee and cappuccino selections

- Everyday products for quick shopping needs

- Two ATMS, public laundry, Western Union, fax and a game room

The company has embarked on an extensive $50 million restroom remodel this year and will complete a $50 million shower remodel. Pilot Flying J offers DEF at the pump in more than 3,400 lanes nationwide. The combined network of more than 650 Pilot Travel Centers and Flying J Travel Plazas across North America serves more than 1.3 million customers daily, officials said.

As with all other Pilot Flying J locations, the Flying J Travel Plaza honors the MyRewards loyalty card, through which members can earn in-store retail and restaurant discounts.

The Aurora Travel Plaza is located off Interstate 5 at exit 278. To learn more about Pilot Flying J locations, visit www.pilotflyingj.com.

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