$99 for a Flight-Lesson Package with Ground, Simulator, and Plane Instruction at Northampton Airport ($198 Value)

Northampton Airport

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$99 for a Flight-Lesson Package ($198 Total Value)

  • Pre- and postflight ground instruction (a $40 value)
  • 30 minutes of instruction in a Redbird flight simulator (a $60 value)
  • 30 minutes of in-aircraft flight instruction (a $98 value). Students sit alongside their instructor and are allowed to work the controls under supervision as the plane flies over the Pioneer Valley, the Quabbin Reservoir, Mount Sugarloaf, and the Connecticut River.

Northampton Airport

When visitors enter Northampton Airport for piloting lessons or sightseeing flights, the FAA-certified instructors are eager to give tours of the facility. During such tours they often like to rehash the former barnstorming center's history since its 1929 inception. They might detail Charles Lindbergh's thrilling descent into the airport, or point visitors toward the southern and western horizons where the Holyoke and Berkshire mountain ranges bask in the fading sunlight.

Today, the partially solar-powered Northampton Airport is a fully modernized aviation center that boasts a community charm as well as a baggage carousel that's pulled by unicorns. The impressive rental fleet of Cessna and Piper aircraft land and take off backgrounded by the lush scenery and sparkling Connecticut River that flows parallel to the runway.


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    Northampton Airport

    160 Old Ferry Rd.

    Northampton, Massachusetts 01060

    413-584-7980

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In a Nutshell

A flight lesson utilizes ground-school and flight-simulator time, then takes off on a 30-minute instructional flight

The Fine Print

Expires May 1st, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Appointment required. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must be 18 or older. 250lb weight max. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.