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(Dated: February 15, 1941) AGREEMENT, Made this 15th day of February, 1941, by and between the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (hereinafter referred to as the Government”), and GULF OIL CORPORATION, a corporation organized and existing under and by virtue of the laws of the State of Pennsylvania (hereinafter referred to as “Gulf”),


Whereas the Government is constructing an airport, known as the Washington National Airport, located partly in the District of Columbia and partly in the State of Virginia, the location and boundaries of said Washington National Airport (hereinafter referred to as the “Airport”) being more fully described in the Act of Congress approved June 29, 1940 (Pub. No. 674, Ch. 444, 3rd Sess., 76th Congress); and

Whereas the Government desires to make provision at the Airport for the sale of aviation gasolines, lubricating oils, greases, and other petroleum products (all of which are hereinafter referred to collectively as "petroleum products”) to the operators of aircraft to and from the Airport, and Gulf has submitted a proposal, subject to the execution of a formal contract, for the sale of such petroleum products at the Airport.

Now, THEREFORE, In consideration of the premises and in consideration of the charges, fees, covenants, and agreements contained herein the parties hereto agree as follows:


The Government does hereby grant to Gulf full authority to have and exercise the following rights, powers, and privileges on and in connection with the Airport:

(A) The exclusive use of Fifty-five thousand six hundred eleven (55,611) square feet of space, hereinafter referred to as the "Fuel Storage Area” on said Airport, such space being shown and described on the diagram marked Exhibit 1-B attached hereto and made part hereof;

(B) The right, at its own cost and expense, to install, operate, maintain, and repair all pipe lines, pumps, service pits, underground pits, tanks, docks, and other equipment, facilities, and structures reasonably necessary and desirable for the purposes of exercising the rights, powers and privileges set forth in this agreement, said facilities and the locations thereof as presently contemplated being shown on Exhibit 1-A attached hereto and made a part hereof; provided, that Gulf may make changes in the locations of said facilities if approved in writing by the Administrator;

(C) The right to use, immediately upon its construction, approximately one thousand two hundred (1,200) square feet of space in Hangar No. Six (6) at the Airport for a period of three (3) years beginning on the date such space is first used, but if it appears that such hangar will not be ready for occupancy on the date on which the term of this agreement begins, as provided in Article II, or if such hangar is not available for further use by Gulf at the end of the aforesaid period of three (3) years, then Gulf shall have the right, at its own cost and expense, to construct, repair, and maintain a building or buildings at the Airport to house its vehicles and other equipment, and provide office space for its personnel required to carry out the provisions of this agreement, and in the event such building or buildings are constructed by Gulf, Gulf may use same during the remainder of the term of the agreement, and will not be liable for any charges or fees for use of space in said hangar; provided, however, that Gulf shall obtain the necessary permits and approvals for the construction of such building or buildings, and that the location design, plans, and specifications of such building or buildings shall be subject to the approval of the Administrator;

(D) The exclusive ri subject to the rovisions of Article IV hereof, to store and sell aviation gasolines at the Airport; and the exclusive right, subject to the provisions of Article IV hereof, to store at the Airport and sell thereon all petroleum products to all aircraft, other than aircraft operated by air carriers using the Airport for scheduled air transportation; and the nonexclusive right to store and sell at the Airport any petroleum products to the air carriers; and

(E) Such rights of ingress to and egress from the Airport and all portions thereof as may be reasonably necessary in order to carry on the activities contemplated by this agreement, which rights shall be enjoyed by Gulf, its employees, suppliers of materials, and furnishers of service, and its or their equipment, vehicles, ma

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