10TH ANNIVERSARY OF
THE BAHRAIN AVIATION FUELLING COMPANY (BAFCO) &
OPENING OF THE COMPANY'S NEW COMPLEX
Bafco undertake the management of the aviation refuelling facilities and equipment at Bahrain International Airport on behalf of it's shareholders and provides a fuelling service for aircraft under the agreement concluded between the airline and the shareholder concerned.
The airport is supplied with aviation fuel via
a 17.6 km pipeline from the Sitra Tanks, owned by the Bahrain Refinery, to the Arad fuel depot,
owned by BAFCO . Fuel is filtered and tested at Arad to ensure its compatibility with international
standards. After certifying the quality and ensuring that there are no impurites, it is pumped
via 1.8 km of pipeline to the airport apron where aircraft are refuelled from the hydrant.
BAFCO pays special attention to it's operational activities and lays particular emphasis on developing the skills of its staff . Regular training courses are conducted to keep staff abreast of the latest developments . The company employs a total of 105 people.The operations staff work on a shift basis providing a 24 hours service.