First Coast Flight Center offers many amenities for pilots who fly into Herlong Recreational Airport, including a pilot lounge, flight planning room, conference rooms and access to a crew car.

Local Restaurants
Pilots are welcome to utilize the crew car for food. In addition to a wide range of fast food and restaurant chains in the immediate area, we encourage you to try one of these local establishments:

Treemendous BBQ
8927 Herlong Road,
Jacksonville, FL 32210
Phone: (904) 329-2888

Perard’s Italian Cuisine
11043-2 Crystal Springs Road
Jacksonville, FL 32221
Phone: 904-378-8131

Famous Amos 8265 Normandy Blvd.
Jacksonville, Fl. 32221
Tel: (904) 786-2244

Conference room rental
There are two on-airport conference rooms available for rent. Each room has teleconference ability and can be set-up for presentations. The East Conference Room has a table that can easily seat 10 while the North Conference Room can be set-up to host parties with as many as 20 people. To reserve either conference room, please call 904-783-2805 or email
Rental cars
Two rental car companies, Enterprise and Hertz, are located near Herlong Recreational Airport and will deliver a vehicle at your request. To make a reservation, please be sure to call one of the local numbers below and let them know you’ll be arriving at Herlong. Please note that Hertz will typically only deliver a car to the airport if you’re a Gold member:

8005 103rd St
Jacksonville, FL 32210 
Phone: (904) 388-3553

1165 Cassat Avenue 
Jacksonville, Fl 32205 
Phone: (904) 388-0199
Crew Car
A crew car is available for pilots flying into First Coast Flight Center at Herlong Recreational Airport. The vehicle is available on a first come, first served basis; we encourage you to call ahead and speak with a member of our staff if you think you may need to utilize it. The following is a list of rules and guidelines that requestors must agree to before using the FBO vehicle: 

• Drivers must present a valid driver’s license and current credit card.
• Drivers must obey all traffic laws while using the FBO crew car
• A minimum fuel purchase of 10 gallons of AvGas or Jet-A is required to use the crew car
• Vehicle cannot be used for travel to any sporting events, gambling establishments, bars or adult entertainment venues Vehicle must be returned within two hours of check-out time 
• Discontinue use of crew car if any signs of maintenance issues arise and contact a staff member at 904-783-2805
• Any damage to the crew car must be reported immediately to a staff member of First Coast Flight Center at 904-783-2805
Pilot lounge
First Coast Flight Center has a pilot lounge in the FBO terminal. Amenities include an HD television with cable, two couches, two recliners, magazines and a view of the airfield. Pilots are also welcome to take advantage of our pool table, located in the front lobby of the terminal.
Flight planning room
Created for pilots utilizing the FBO, our flight planning room has internet access and a printer for your flight plans.