Florida Aviation Business Association
Serving the General Aviation and Business Aviation Community Since 1946

Hurricane Relief Efforts: Bahamas Donations Update

Due to the overwhelming amount of donations and support across the Aviation community in Florida, many of the FBO locations are FULL TO CAPACITY.

FOOD, WATER and CLOTHES have been extensively taken care of,  but there are still certain supplies that are desperately needed such as baby items, medical supplies, batteries, etc...

PLEASE SEE THE LIST OF MUCH NEEDED ITEMS BELOW!

***Please make sure to call any location prior to dropping off your donations***

DROP OFF LOCATIONS:

It seems all FBOs in South Florida are willing to waive fees and provide fuel discounts to those interested in participating in relief flights!

Signature FBO, PBI: 1500 Perimeter Rd., West Palm Beach, FL 33406 FULL

Signature Flight – PBI is not able to collect any more supplies as all of the collection locations are overloaded. However there is still fundraising, so we can cover costs of fuel and other necessities for flights going to and from the Bahamas. Please contact Jose.cabrera@signatureflight.com or 561-683-5939 for questions.

DONATE HERE: https://www.gofundme.com/f/SignaturePBI-Bahamas

Signature FBO, BCT: 3300 Airport Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431 CERTAIN ITEMS (see below)

Signature – BCT is still accepting items.  Fuel Discounts and waiving of Clearing Fees will be available for all aircraft participating in relief flights.  Please contact: garry.madolid@signatureflight.com or 561-955-9556

Banyan Air Service, FXE: 5360 NW 20th Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 FULL

Front Desk:  954-491-3170
Contact:  Isadora 1st or Giselle 2nd
Sending e-mail to Banyan with regards to help for the Bahamas: helpinghands@banyanair.com

Gold Aviation, FLL: 1420 Lee Wagener Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315 CERTAIN ITEMS (see below)

Gold Aviation is still accepting donations of certain items such as: Medical Supplies, Batteries, Tarps please reach out to the Gold Aviation Team (charter@goldaviation.com or 954-359-9919).

The Boca Raton Airport Administration (BRAA) office will accept donations until 9/18/19.

Boca Raton Airport Administration Building
903 NW 35th St, Boca Raton, FL 33431
P: 561-391-2202
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m.

US Customs at Boca Raton Airport

In support of the humanitarian efforts taking place in the Bahamas due to the impact of Hurricane Dorian, the Airport is suspending all customs clearing fees until Wednesday, September 18.

Atlantic Aviation FBO, BCT: 3700 Airport Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431 FULL

Please contact the Front Desk at 561-368-1110. Fuel discounts and fees are being waived until rescinded include handling, facility and parking fees for aircraft participating in relief flights.  

Atlantic Aviation FBO, PBI: 3800 Southern Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33406 CERTAIN ITEMS (see below)

Please contact the Front Desk at 561-683-4121. Fuel discounts and fees are being waived until rescinded include handling, facility and parking fees for aircraft participating in relief flights.  

Atlantic Aviation FBO, SUA: 2240 SE Witham Field Dr, Stuart, FL 34996 CERTAIN ITEMS (see below)

Please contact the Front Desk at 772-781-4720. Fuel discounts and fees are being waived until rescinded include handling, facility and parking fees for aircraft participating in relief flights.  

Atlantic Aviation FBO, OPF: 15000 NW 44th Ave, Opa Locka, FL 33054 CERTAIN ITEMS (see below)

Please contact the Front Desk at 305-455-2295. Fuel discounts and fees are being waived until rescinded include handling, facility and parking fees for aircraft participating in relief flights.


ITEMS STILL NEEDED:

CLEANING SUPPLIES Bleach, Disinfectant, Mops, Buckets, Rubber / Plastic Gloves, Sponges, Brooms, Trash Bags (Kitchen, Large Heavy Duty)

BABY SUPPLIES Diapers (All Sizes), Baby Wipes, Baby Formula, Baby Food

HYGIENE KITS Towels, Wash Cloths, Razor, Shaving Cream, Body Wash, Bar Soap, Shampoo, Feminine Products, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Mouthwash, Hand Sanitizer, Hand Soap, Deodorant

MEDICAL SUPPLIES First Aid Kits, Non-Prescription Drugs, Band-Aids, Medical Tape, Ointments, Disinfectant Spray or Wipes, Eye Drops, Chapstick, Sunscreen, Bug Spray.

BEDDING Blankets, Sheets, Pillows, Sleeping Bags, Cots

PET SUPPLIES Dry Food, Canned Food

OTHER ITEMS:

  • Portable generators
  • Hurricane shutters
  • Emergency ladders
  • Batteries, single or multi-pack (AAA cell, AA cell, C cell, D cell, 6 volt or 9 volt)
  • First aid kits
  • Fuel containers
  • Ground anchor systems and tie-down kits
  • Machetes
  • Axes and chainsaws
  • Mobile telephone batteries and mobile telephone chargers
  • Nonelectric coolers and ice chests for food storage
  • Nonelectric can openers
  • Portable self-powered light sources (hand cranked flashlights)
  • Portable self-powered radios, including two-way and weather band radios
  • Reusable and artificial ice products
  • Smoke detectors, fire extinguishers and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Tarps and other plastic sheeting
  • Tools - Drills, Wheelbarrows, Buckets, Hammers, Screwdrivers etc.,
  • Heavy Duty Trash Bags
  • Face Masks
  • Construction gloves
  • Solar lights
  • Duct tape
  • Extension Cords / Power strips