Westwind School of Aeronautics is ideally located at Deer Valley Airport (KDVT) in Phoenix, Arizona. The volume of local air traffic and superb year-round weather make the Phoenix valley an excellent location for flight training. Phoenix is one of the few locations in the United States where you can fly almost every day of the year.
Deer Valley Airport in North Phoenix
732 W. Deer Valley Road
Phoenix, AZ 85027
Located just north of Highway 101 at the end of Seventh Avenue:
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While Westwind School of Aeronautics is based in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, students conduct operations throughout the entire southwestern United States. Numerous training activities are flown in Southern California, where students gain vital experience operating in instrument meteorological conditions.
The diverse nature of the terrain found in the Southwestern United States enables students to experience a wide variety of flight conditions; coastal flying, mountain flying, instrument meteorological conditions, high density altitude - it's all part of the Westwind experience.
Phoenix Deer Valley Municipal Airport
Deer Valley Airport is controlled and radar equipped. The airport has several published instrument approaches and is operational 24 hours a day. Deer Valley Airport has two parallel runways, minimizing departure and arrival delays often found at many other airports. Click HERE to listen to Deer Valley tower.
More than a dozen other airports are available for student training within 35 miles of Deer Valley Airport, including Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.