Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get a Pilot's License?

The FAA requires a minimum of 40 hours of Flight Training. Most new pilots average around 55-65 hours to complete their License.

When can I start flying?

Today! We can schedule a time to meet with a Flight Instructor. During the initial meeting you will discuss in more detail the Journey!

How often can I fly?

To stay proficient with learning how to fly, we recommend a minimum of 2-3 Flights a week. With Minnesota's weather unpredictability, we will do our best to schedule around weather!

How much will it Cost?

The cost of flight training depends on the amount of time to complete the course. For budgeting an average cost for Private Pilot License is between $8,000- 10,000.  

How Do I Pay for my Flight Training?

 We Offer a few different Payment Programs that allow you to fly at a discounted rate. 

1. You can pay after Each Flight Lesson

2. You can Purchase a 10 hour Block of flights with each hour of flight at a Discounted rate.

3. Pre-Pay-Pilot-Program and receive a significant Discounted rate for Aircraft rental.

4. AOPA Flight Training Finance Loan


Tel: 952-469-4414


Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm

Always available by appointment


Airlake Airport is a public use airport in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States. Owned by the Metropolitan Airports Commission, it is 22 nautical miles south of the central business district of Minneapolis. The airport is located near the Twin Cities suburbs of Lakeville and Farmington.



- Flight Training

- Ground Instruction

- Flight Reviews

- Instrument Proficiency

- Aircraft Rental

- Fuel



22100 Hamburg Avenue 

Lakeville, MN 55044

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