Fly Up, Tie Down.

A home of Jacksonville’s aviation enthusiasts since the 1960’s, Herlong Recreational Airport (HEG) is Northeast Florida’s primary location for light sport aircraft, skydiving, gliders and other experimental aircraft. Flying into Herlong, one is likely to spot aircraft ranging from the Goodyear Blimp to a citation jet.

Located southwest of downtown Jacksonville, Herlong is a perfect facility for die-hard aviation nuts and novices alike.


Flight Training

Want to learn to fly? At Herlong, we make it easy. Top flight instructors and excellent facilities will give you the training you need. >>

Aircraft Sales

Thinking about purchasing an aircraft? Here are a few ideas that might make buying your first airplane or even your 10th, a more enjoyable experience >>

Aircraft Maintenance

Periodic checks that have to be done on all aircraft after a certain amount of time or usage. >>


Ready for the thrill of a lifetime? Whether it’s your first or 50th jump, skydiving at Herlong gives you an opportunity to see Jacksonville like never before. >>


First Coast Flight Center is the sole fixed based operator at Herlong Airport. The FBO provides hangar space, tie-down areas and fueling facilities at the airport. >>

Minimum Standards

General Aviation Minimum Standards for Commercial Aeronautical Services,Non-Commercial Hangar Development and Self-Services JAX, CRG, HEG and VQQ >>


The Jacksonville Aviation Authority owns and operates the airport and fixed base operations at Herlong (HEG) Airport. First Coast Flight Center supports 100LL and Jet-A aircraft, with line service as well as a self serve 100LL tank for after hours fueling. Volume discounts are offered for Jet-A

Noise Complaint Reporting

To access Aircraft Noise reporting, please click here

Fuel Information

(As of 3/22/2023  06:30 a.m.)
Serving TITAN Aviation Fuel


Self Service: $5.81/Gal
Full Service: $6.34/Gal


Full Service: $4.85/Gal