Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Pilot Flying J is the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America with more than 650 locations throughout the United States and Canada and employee more than 24,000 team members. Pilot Flying J services over a million customers every day. 

As the No. 1 seller of over-the-road diesel fuel in the nation, Pilot Flying J is ranked No. 7 among America’s Largest Private Companies by Forbes, and in addition, was ranked #37 on the Transport Topics’ Top 100 Private Carriers list in 2013.

Pilot Flying J is not merely a travel center or a convenience store, but it’s a large retail and food operation, and matches big-box stores in retail revenue and food service sales. Pilot Flying J was ranked #13 by Restaurant Finance Monitor’s “Monitor 200 Report,” and named in the “50 Most Influential Franchisees in the World” by Nation’s Restaurant News.

Knoxville, US
Size (employees)
24,000 (est)
Pilot Flying J was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Knoxville, US
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Pilot Flying J Office Locations

Pilot Flying J has an office in Knoxville
Knoxville, US (HQ)
5508 Lonas Dr
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Pilot Flying J Financials and Metrics

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Pilot Flying J Financials

Pilot Flying J's revenue was reported to be $22.94 b in FY, 2015

Revenue (FY, 2015)

22.9 b
USDFY, 2015


22.9 b
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Pilot Flying J News and Updates

Pilot Flying J leverages cloud data to influence consumer behavior

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