New Pilot Travel Center Opens, Brings ‘Best Coffee on the Interstate’ and Fresh Amenities to Faucett, Missouri

February 2022

Pilot Company is growing its industry-leading network of travel centers with the opening of its newest location in Faucett, Missouri this December. The newly built Pilot Travel Center is located at the site of the former Ferris Truck Stop at exit 35 on I-29 and brings to the area a fully modernized facility that includes a Taco Bell, truck parking, spacious restrooms and showers, and a wide selection of road-ready food, beverages and gear.    

“We’ve been serving travelers in the state of Missouri for nearly 30 years and look forward to fueling more journeys with the opening of our 23rd location in Faucett,” said Jason Nordin, Chief Operator of Pilot Company. “We appreciate the history of the Ferris Truck Stop and are passionate about being that friendly place the community and drivers can count on for all their travel and trucking needs. Our team members, including some familiar faces that worked at the Ferris Truck Stop, are excited to welcome guests to experience everything our new travel center has to offer.”

To celebrate the new location, guests are invited to attend a grand opening event on December 9 at 11 A.M. CST. The event will include a ribbon-cutting, giveaways and a giving back check presentation of $5,000 to Mid-Buchanan R-V School District as part of Pilot Company’s longstanding commitment to supporting the communities it serves.

The new Pilot Travel Center is expected to contribute an estimated $2.78 million in state and local tax revenue and will add approximately 50 jobs to the local community. 

 Located at 1307 SE Grand DD Highway, the Pilot Travel Center is over 12,800 square feet and offers several amenities, including:

•       10 gasoline fueling positions and 8 diesel lanes with high-speed pumps for quicker refueling

•       Taco Bell with drive-thru

•       Grab-and-go food offerings including roller grills, nachos, and an array of hot and cold packaged sandwiches and snacks

•       Pilot’s ‘Best on the Interstate’ premium coffees, including bean-to-cup selections and cold brew

•       55 truck parking spots

•       7 showers

•       Driver’s lounge

•       CAT scale

•       Public laundry

•       Everyday products for quick shopping needs

 Guests can find nearby locations, plan their trip and save money at Pilot and Flying J travel centers with the myRewards PlusTM app*, including a 3-cent gas or auto diesel discount and exclusive offers on popular food and beverages. Professional truck drivers can also use the myRewards PlusTM app to reserve showers and parking, mobile fuel, and earn up to four points per commercial diesel gallon faster than any other travel center rewards program.

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