The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University Airport, West Case Road, Columbus, OH, USA

20 aircraft flight school in a university-owned and operated airport


Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License, Instrument Rating, Multi Engine, Flight Instructor course

International Students


Aircraft fleet number


Aircraft fleet

Cessna 152, Cessna 172, Piper Super Cub, Piper Arrow, Cirrus SR20, and Cessna 310


Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Entry Requirements

At least 17 years old, High School Graduate, Proficiency in English Language, Pass Medical Examination

The Center for Aviation Studies of the Ohio State University provides high quality flight training. The Center is certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to certify graduates for Restricted Airline Transport Pilot minimums (R-ATP).

It is located in The Ohio State University Airport, Ohio, USA which is the third busiest airport in Ohio. This provides a level of complexity to flight training by allowing students the chance to train in a busy, controlled Class D airspace, so students can gain real experience talking to air traffic control from the very beginning of their flight training.

Courses offered:
  • Private Pilot Flight Lab I
  • Private Pilot Flight Lab II
  • Commercial Cross Country Flight Lab
  • Instrument Flight Lab
  • Commercial Flight Lab
  • Commercial Multi Engine Flight Lab
  • Flight Instructor ASE Flight Lab
  • Flight Instructor AME Lab
  • Flight Instructor Instrument Flight Lab
Why join The Ohio State University?

The flight school is located in a university-owned and operated airport with three runways, over 20 training aircraft, a variety of unmanned aerial systems and multiple simulation platforms.

Aircraft includes Cessna 152, Cessna 172, Piper Super Cub, Piper Arrow, Cirrus SR20, and Cessna 310.

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