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Clay Lacy Aviation
FBO/Handler (John Wayne Orange County / Santa Ana)

Paragon Aviation Group

Santa Ana (John Wayne) Airport

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Clay Lacy Orange County becomes part of Paragon
Clay Lacy's Orange County FBO is considered a prime entry point for tourism and business affairs on the west coast of the US. It is the latest facility to join the Paragon network; Van Nuys has been a member since 2013.
The John Wayne FBO was recently renovated.

Paragon Aviation Group has added Clay Lacy Aviation's newest FBO in Santa Ana, California to its network of FBOs worldwide. Located at a private terminal at John Wayne Orange County airport, the renovated FBO is located mid-field on the west side of the airport, providing the shortest taxi times of any FBO onsite. Clay Lacy provides ramp-side, drive-up access to aircraft and complimentary, secure valet parking.

“Clay Lacy's Orange County FBO is a prime entry point for tourism and business affairs on the west coast,” says Megan Barnes, president of Paragon. “Its FBO at Van Nuys airport in California has been a Paragon FBO member since 2013, so we are grateful for its partnership and the confidence it has placed in our network. Clay Lacy's reputation aligns perfectly with our company's core values, allowing our customers to continue receiving the best experience at each one of our FBOs around the world.”

In addition, Clay Lacy also now offers sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at both Orange County and Van Nuys FBO locations, providing operators with a way to run more sustainably. The Clay Lacy team is trained to the NATA Safety 1st standard and has received NATA's Safety 1st Clean certification.

“As we are an independent FBO, The Paragon Network has been an important partner in our growth,” comments Steve Lee, VP FBO services of Clay Lacy Aviation. “We are excited to expand our partnership with it by adding a new location in Orange County and delivering the safety, service and value Paragon customers have come to expect from the network.”

The Paragon Network is a membership of FBOs and international handling agents that provide top service to general aviation travellers around the globe. Paragon performs a comprehensive audit of the facilities and services offered to ensure the quality of the member base before any FBO joins the network. Each member FBO must comply with a set of strategically developed core standards to remain in the group.

The Paragon Network has surpassed 100 FBO locations worldwide in 23 countries. Internationally, with FBOs in Barcelona, Madrid, Brussels, Zurich, Monterrey, Cape Town, Dubai, Sydney and Paris, many of the predominant business regions are covered. Its top US markets consist of Los Angeles, Houston, Detroit, Dallas, Austin, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Seattle, Washington DC and New York.

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