Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Pilot Flying J to open new travel center in Kansas City, Mo.


Wednesday, November 1, 2017
by THE TRUCKER NEWS SERVICES

The new Pilot Travel Center in Kansas City, Missouri, will offer six diesel lanes with high-speed pumps for quicker fueling. (Courtesy: PILOT FLYING J)
The new Pilot Travel Center in Kansas City, Missouri, will offer six diesel lanes with high-speed pumps for quicker fueling. (Courtesy: PILOT FLYING J)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J will open a Pilot Travel Center in Kansas City, Missouri, in early November.

The travel center features full amenities for area residents and the traveling public, while adding approximately 60 local jobs and other economic benefits to the community, a Pilot Flying J official said.

“We’re thrilled to serve the Kansas City community and contribute to the local economy with our new travel center,” said Ken Parent, president of Pilot Flying J. “Both local residents and those traveling through the Clay County area and along Interstate 210 will soon be able enjoy the convenience and amenities of this Pilot Travel Center.”

The new location’s offerings include:

  • 10 gasoline fueling positions and six diesel lanes with high-speed pumps for quicker refueling
  • PJ Fresh, providing fast casual food offerings such as PJ Fresh Pizza, soup, sandwiches and hot dogs
  • Public laundry
  • Western Union
  • Premium coffee and cappuccino selections, and
  • Everyday products for quick shopping needs.

The new facility at 8801 NE Birmingham Road is Pilot Flying J’s 24th location in Missouri and is expected to contribute $1.5 million annually in state and local tax revenues.

Customers can download the myPilot app to receive a 3-cent gas or diesel discount. Customers can also take advantage of free offers and discounts when using the myOffers feature on the myPilot app. Simply download the app, create an account or log in, and start saving, said a company news release.

The combined network of more than 750 Pilot and Flying J Travel Centers across North America serves more than 1.3 million customers daily.

Headquartered in Knoxville, Pilot Flying J has more than 750 retail locations in 44 states, more than 100 Roadside Assistance Trucks and growing as part of its Truck Care Program, 44 Goodyear Commercial Tire and Service Centers, and 35 Boss Shops.

For more information on Pilot Flying J, visit www.pilotflyingj.com.

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