KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J is opening locations in Jal, New Mexico, and Jacksonville, Florida throughout the month of November.
The locations feature amenities for area residents and the traveling public, while adding 70 truck parking spaces, approximately 100 local jobs and other economic benefits to the communities.
“We’re thrilled to serve the communities of Jal and Jacksonville with the expansion of our network this month to deliver convenience, quality, great service and added value to local residents and professional drivers traveling the nation’s highways,” said Ken Parent, president of Pilot Flying J. “Our goal at Pilot Flying J is to connect people and places with comfort, care and a smile at every stop. The addition to our footprint of two new locations will bring the best service and amenities available on the road to travelers passing through these areas.”
The Jal store is located at 410 East Kansas Avenue (just off New Mexico State Road Highway 108) and offers the following amenities: PJ Fresh, 43 truck parking spots, six diesel lanes and 12 gas fueling positions, five showers, public laundry, CAT scale and Western Union. Jal is located in far southeast New Mexico
The Jacksonville location is at 3515 Zoo Parkway just west of Interstate 295) and offers the following amenities: PJ Fresh, Dunkin Donuts Express, 27 truck parking spots, five diesel lanes and 10 gas fueling positions, CAT scale and Western Union.
The new facilities will bring Pilot Flying J’s network of stores in New Mexico to 16 locations and Florida to 31 locations. Cumulatively, the new locations are expected to contribute $5.7 million annually in state and local tax revenues.
During November, Pilot Flying J is celebrating its 60th year of serving North America’s drivers. In honor of Pilot Flying J’s history of giving back and commitment to fueling life’s journeys into the future, the company is donating $2 million to support non-profit programs in local communities and across the nation.
To learn more about Pilot Flying J’s 60th Anniversary, including a full list of recipient organizations, visit www.pilotflyingj.com/giving-back.
The combined network of more than 750 Pilot and Flying J Travel Centers across North America serves more than 1.6 million customers daily.
For more information on Pilot Flying J, visit www.pilotflyingj.com.
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