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FANO conveniently operates from the New Orleans Lakefront Airport, which is just 6 miles east of the New Orleans International Airport. Lakefront Airport is an excellent flight training airport because it offers a diverse variety and volume of local air traffic, superb weather conditions, 3 runways, ILS, VOR/DME, and GPS approaches, and friendly and professional air traffic and approach controllers.

At FANO our flight instructors are chosen with special care. All of our ground crew and flight staff are selected for their professionalism, enthusiasm, and ability to communicate effectively and are trained to meet rigorous FAA standards. This unique combination provides students with optimum training conditions and ensures that they get the full benefit of our staffs knowledge and experience.

We specialize in providing accelerated flight training and finish up courses from Private Pilot to Airline Transport Pilot. FANO offers formal ground schools, airline oriented flight training, comprehensive flight training syllabus, and crew resource management as part of the Right Seat Direct. In only 6 months, we can take you from zero flight experience to a fully trained Flight Instructor with all the certificates and ratings you will need to land your first job in the aviation industry. It is as a paid Flight Instructor you gain that additional flight time required to satisfy the aviation industry’s hiring requirements. All FANO graduates are eligible for employment with FANO upon completion of their training.

FANO also provides Flight Review’s, Instrument Proficiency Checks, Aircraft Checkouts, and Recurrent Training.

If you have always dreamt about flying and/or are serious about a career in the aviation industry, come check us out between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Lakefront Airport or give us a call at 1-877-FLY-NOLA.

Come fly the New Orleans skies!

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