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 About KEXX

Fly High Lexington serves as a full service FBO for the Davidson County Executive Airport (KEXX) in Lexington, NC. Located in the central Piedmont region of North Carolina, KEXX offers easy access to Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point, and is less than an hour to Charlotte.  

Fly High Lexington crew are “aviators serving aviators” including pilots, student pilots and military veterans with experience in aviation. The FBO follows a “No Fees with Fuel” approach to FBO operations and maintains competitive fuel prices within the region.  Services include premixed Jet-A fuel, GPU, marshaling and ground handling, overnight parking, hangars, and concierge services for hotels, rental cars, catering, dining, and area attractions. The FBO has several crew cars available to check out the famous local Lexington BBQ restaurants.

Amenities include complimentary coffee and ice, guest Wi-Fi, a comfortable lounge, separate pilot lounge with flight planning facilities and a shower, big screen TVs, a kitchenette, and conference room. 

The Davidson County Executive Airport (KEXX) features state of the art equipment that includes an approach lighting system (MALSR) and a precision instrument landing system. The 5,000-foot runway has ILS, LOC, and RNAV approaches and the APRON spans 7 acres, offering ample room for temporary and overnight parking.   There are also 2 maintenance facilities including a comprehensive Aircraft Maintenance, Repair, and Operation (MRO) on the field.

Meet The Crew

Karel Van Der Linden

Owner/Airport Manager
Call sign – Kalucho
Favorite Aircraft – King Air

Mari-Elena Baldwin

Director of Sales and Marketing
Call sign – Maritje
Favorite Aircraft – Gulfstream V

Jack Robertson

General Manager
Call sign – Belly Tank
Favorite Aircraft – Grumman Goose

Shawn DeForest

Assistant General Manager
Call sign – Bart
Favorite Aircraft – FH-227

Bob Carrothers

Line Service Technician
Call sign – Sabre
Favorite Aircraft – BE-200

Nick Neura

Line Service Technician
Call sign – Neutron
Favorite aircraft – A-10 Warthog

Stephanie Goedeke

Call sign – Steph
Customer Service Representative
Favorite aircraft – TBM

Will Harper

Line Service Technician
Call sign: Wilbert
Favorite Aircraft: Cessna 310

Cameron Hepler

Line Service Technician
Call sign – The Great Hambino
Favorite Aircraft: Boeing 757

Tony Passmore

Line Service Technician
Call sign – T-Bone
Favorite Aircraft – Casa

Noah James

Line Service Technician
Call-sign – Squib
Favorite Aircraft – Cessna Turbo R182RG Skylane

Mitch Gaither

Flight Instructor
Call sign – Scallywag
Favorite Aircraft – Cessna 195

Kareline Van Der Linden

Future Director of Business Research
Call sign – K-line
Favorite Aircraft – P180 Avanti II (Piaggio)
Occupation – Instructor, University of Aruba

Alexander Van Der Linden

Future Test Pilot
Call sign – Vandy
Favorite Aircraft – Bonanza
Occupation – 1st Lt. USAF

Brandon Van Der Linden

Future Security Chief
Call sign – Big B
Favorite Aircraft – King Air
Occupation – Ensign USN