We are pleased to announce that Emery Air has joined the PayCargo Payment Network as a same day release Vendor.
You can now pay them via PayCargo and obtain a quick, same day release.
Lew Emery founded the first flight school at the Rockford airport. That operation eventually became a full-service FBO, including maintenance, air charter and had a major role providing service to the rapidly expanding airline industry.
About this time, the airport changed its name to the Greater Rockford Airport.
Hartzog Aviation was sold to Beech Holdings (Raytheon Aircraft Corporation). The facility became a Beech factory-owned and operated Factory Service Center.
Emery Air Charter acquired the Raytheon facility, consolidating all the services, and becoming one of the largest aviation service companies in the Midwest.
The name was changed to Emery Air, Inc., to reflect their wide range of services.
In 2017, Airfreight business expanded greatly in RFD. The airport handled more than 1.3 billion pounds of cargo, a 50 percent increase over the 2016 number.
In 2021, Emery Completed the first Cargo facility expansion.