In 1981, William Blackford created the Miami Jet Centers in Miami Florida. He envisioned a better way of private travel for individuals and successful business travelers, with emphasis on customer service and convenience.
On August 24, 1992, the devastating winds of hurricane Andrew flattened Kendall Tamiami Airport leaving only airplane parts and few hangar building in the storm’s path. Hurricane Andrew was one of the most devastating storms to hit KTMB since the airports inception.
Miami Jet Center opened the new facility in Fort Lauderdale in 2002.
The Miami Jet office is now located at the Miami Executive Airport (KTMB) in the Signature Flight Support FBO.
Miami Aviation History
Tamiami Airport Opens
Records show that Tamiami Airport was built sometime between 1944 and 1947 and featured 3 short runways...Read More
Tamiami Airport Moves to New Location
The Tamiami Airport Moves to its new and current day location. The original Tamiami Airport was established in the mid-1940’s and was located..Read More
Hurricane Andrew Hits Florida
On August 24, 1992, the devastating winds of hurricane Andrew flattened Kendall Tamiami Airport leaving only airplane parts and few..Read More
Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport Renamed
The Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport has been renamed to Miami Executive Airport. County Commissioners felt including “Miami” in the name of the airport would gather greater recognition..Read More
Miami Jet Opens Office in KTMB
Miami Jet opens new office location in Miami Executive Airport (KTMB) to serve..Read More