Reviews

“One of the most excellent FBO’s I have ever been to. Great customer service oriented staff. Will do again. Thanks Coleman staff for the hospitality!”

“Over the top service from everyone there. I’ll certainly be back every time I’m near Chicago.”

“Outstanding service. Highly recommend. Took great care of our Cherokee Six.”

“Outstanding service and can’t beat the pricing. They are happy to provide a lift to/from the South Shore line with comfortable service to Chicago.”

“Stopped at GYY and B Coleman on our way from Florida to Wisconsin to fuel. Very impressed with the service and facilities. This might be my airport of choice when flying to Chicago. Prices much better than MDW, without the delays and high prices too. CAA member is a huge plus.”

“Stopped @ B Coleman for overnight trip to Chicago. Outstanding service, friendly staff and best fuel price in the area. Very convenient to downtown Chicago via rental car.”

“First time to this airport. The FBO’s facility and service are second to none. Took time to walk us around their new facility to show us the pilots’ lounge, quiet room, flight planning room, work area and beverage center. Fuel prices were low. Great place!!!”

“Fuel prices are the lowest for about 75 miles in any direction from what I can tell. The staff is great and the facility is so nice. This is the kind of place you find an excuse to divert to. The coffee and hot chocolate and cookies are what I need after a long day of flying. I’ve never seen an FBO this nice, and definitely nothing like it in IL or IN. Also, they know how to handle helicopters which is a nice plus. Try and get stranded there if you can!”

“This is my second time to the FBO and the first time in the new facility. Like last time the service was outstanding and the brand-new facility is absolutely first class and up to the latest standards including a covered and heated tarmac for winter operations. The fuel prices are the most competitive in the Chicago area, and the commute into downtown Chicago is relatively short. This is by far one of the best FBOs I travel to with very competitive prices. Competition is a great thing.”

“First class service. Very friendly staff in a state of the art new facility.”

“Great staff who really go the extra mile for you. My passengers cannot believe the level of customer service. When I had a mechanical problem out of state, they tracked down my mechanic from another airport at this house and got him to call me. It’s great to have support like that.”

“Awesome FBO! Flew in for the Chicago Air and Water Show. Even considering how busy it was, they found the time to give us excellend service with our 172. B Coleman, KGYY, and the South Shore Train are hands down the best options for traveling to Chicago.”

“Stopped on the way to Oshkosh and on the way back. Great service and great fuel prices! I have never been treated better.”

“Wonderful FBO! Stopped on the way to and from Oshkosh and they were very accommodating. The overhang, part of their new facility, will be a great addition and kepp everyone dry getting in/out of planes.”

“I just have to leave a comment again about how good this FBO is. They picked my wife and I up from the train station after our stay in Chicago. The FBO had courtesy soft drinks, water, and snacks. They then gave us a ride out to our plane. This is hands down the most respectful FBO I’ve ever been to.”

“Great service. They drive you to the train station a mile away and pick you up when you return.”

“New FBO, very eager to please, will take you to/from the commuter train station, easy trip into downtown Chicago. Why pay Midway prices!”

“Cheapest fuel around, and great, friendly service.”

“B Coleman Aviation is a wonderful FBO. Purchased 13 gallons of 100LL. Line manager Chauncey and line desk Josie treated us as if we bought 1000 gallons of Jet A. Customer service is paramount as far as I’m concerned. I heartily recommend stopping in for fuel and visitng with the wonderful staff whenever you are nearby. I will be back often.”

“A great experience a B Coleman Aviation. Josie, Jay, Jim were great to chat with and gave superior customer service – perhaps one of the best experiences in over 20 years of aviation! Kudos to the crew, they went above and beyond.”

“Had a great experience with Coleman yesterday. Five of us arrived in a Cherokee Six in frigid weather to ride the train into the city to spend the day at Shedd Aquarium. The crew had a warm van waiting for us and handled everything flawlessly as they dropped us off 5 minutes away at the train station. The driver waited with us for the train so we wouldn’t need to stand in the cold. On the way back I called the FBO two stops out (Hammond) and they had a car waiting for us. I tried to tip the driver a few dollars and he refused, saying they are working to give excellent service and be the best at what they do. They plugged my preheater in all afternoon and had the plane fueled as scheduled. We were on our way within minutes. I highly recommend Coleman. They’re the best!”

“Had an amazing experience here when I got stuck in some weather in a Lancair. Cheap fuel, very friendly, staff gave me rides both ways to my hotel and ordered me a pizza along with a good deal on their heated hangar for the night. I’ll be back if I’m ever in Chicago again!”

“I cannot begin to tell you how wonderful the experience at this facility was. The facility is awesome, the people were ALL as accommodating as I have ever experienced in my 30+ years of flying. The prices were very reasonable and the location to downtown Chicago was much better than all of the other locations.”

“I flew our Vans RV-10 into Gary last week and parked it with B. Coleman for several days. Everyone at B. Coleman was extremely helpful. They helped book a rental car and pulled it up to the plane and even helped load my bags. They treated me and my homebuilt like we were a jet. Great, friendly service and the best gas price I have had in recent memory. “

“Excellent FBO. Melissa, Josie and our lineman (sorry I forgot your name) were all friendly, inviting and provided first class service. A nearby train station gives you easy access to downtown Chicago. Driving time to downtown Chicago is about the same, or maybe even less, than from Midway because of traffic and traffic lights (though the distance is more from KGYY). If you are returning to KGYY by train, call B. Coleman Aviation as you pass the East Chicago Station and they will meet you at the Gary/Chicago Airport Station. We will be back.”

“B Coleman and KGYY is the best way to go to downtown Chicago. Each B Coleman employee went out of their way to give great service. I cannot say enough good things about B Coleman; in the top 5 FBOs I have ever visited and one of the best fuel prices in the nation. “

“Wow! What great service. The FBO building is less than a year old. Very comfortable with lots of places to sit. The staff is awesome!”

“Overall the best FBO experience that I’ve ever had. Taxi under a canopy, bags transferred to car, ride to train station (5 minutes, train goes from South Bend to Millennium Park), called them on return, ride from train to FBO. Very good gas prices for Chicago area, everybody was friendly and smiling. GYY is now my ONLY Chicago entry point. “

“The excellent fuel pricing is only part of the story. Everyone here is so accommodating. Josie took care of the ground transportation and the guys on the line took care of the airplane. Everybody is smiling. I wish all FBOs were like this. Oh, and did I mention the huge canopy? Super nice facility. “

“Excellent! Charles and staff provide a first class experience whether visiting in a Baron or Gulfstream! Provided Hertz car (Enterprise forgot to deliver one), directions to Chicago, and Fiji water for the wife and kids. Hangar readily available beautiful facility. Thanks will be back! “

“My family and I flew into Gary for a long weekend in Chicago. Facilities and service at B. Coleman were outstanding. They hangared my airplane for 3 nights at a good rate and fuel is very competitive. It’s an hour train ride into downtown Chicago and B. Coleman staff took us to the train stop and picked us up when we returned. Everyone was friendly and the General Manager told us that once you stop here, you’re like family. We certainly felt that way when we left. We will definitely return to B. Coleman anytime we fly into the Chicago area. “

“This is an excellent FBO either for a quick turn, as we did, or as a portal for Chicago. Great fuel prices are the icing on the cake. The facility is clean and attractive and the staff was very friendly. They have a “carport” type structure that you park under which would be great in bad weather. The owner has named it for a famed African American aviatrix, which adds a nice ambiance to it. Very professional. First rate FBO.”

“Wonderful stop. Huge covered parking area. They answered the radio on my first call. Ramp agent professionally guided me to my parking spot, and carried my bag without being asked. Due to a snag in my schedule I was struggling with a logistical challenge, the Crew at B. Coleman Aviation came up with and implemented a solution. Truly above and beyond service. I would definitely stop here again. “

“All of us at Patient Airlift Services (PALS) and myself as the pilot of an Eclipse 500 appreciate the great service and support we received Friday for our three Marines traveling to a White Sox game in the PALS for Patriots Program coordinated with MLB.Com. Excellent team and facility. Thanks again.”

“Had to go to Chicago on business – first time. Decided to fly in to GYY based on fuel prices (relative to elsewhere in the metro area), and Coleman based on comments on AirNav. Can confirm the favorable reviews; outstanding service. Manager arranged for late evening limo service to downtown. On the way back, the train was convenient, lineman picked us up at the station. Canopy was very nice during the rainstorm. Facility is upscale and spotless. Very friendly people. One of the best experiences ever. Service, price, facility, convenience; nothing but superb. “

“I love this FBO. Outstanding service and low cost. They are happy to give you a ride or pick up from the South Shore train station to Chicago.”

“Incredible facility and great attentive staff.”

“I flew into KGYY last weekend for a stay in Chicago and decided on B. Coleman based on the reviews here on AirNav. Well I must say I was more than glad I made this choice. Everyone and everything I encountered at this wonderful FBO was first class and professional. I can, with ease, recommend this FBO to anyone who has a need to be in the Chicago area. Also, I found it a very quick and easy ride to downtown Chicago.”

“Awe-inspiring facility. The line crew was also expert at putting oil into a Pilatus PC-12 (don’t drop the dipstick unless you feel like paying $5000 to fix the sensor that is part of it!). Wonderfully warm welcome. We wanted to move in!”

“Stopped in to top off fuel. 100LL price was the lowest in a 30-mile radius. Linemen were prompt and professional, and the facility is state of the art. Will definitely return.”