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The St. Catharines Flying Club main location is at Niagara District Airport with a sub-base at Niagara Central Airport.


We are a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the best possible flight training at the lowest possible cost for over 80 years.


We are registered as a Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005, and approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005 to provide Instructor Rating and Commercial Pilot training.

Now in 2 locations!

Reach us at (voice) 905.684.9447, (fax) 905.684.9449 at Niagara District Airport.

468 Niagara Stone Rd.

Niagara on the Lake

Ontario, L0S 1JO

Email dispatch click here

Open 8am to 8pm from April 1 to Sept 30 and 8am to 6pm from Oct 1 to March 31


Reach us at (voice) 905.788.1359, (fax) 905.788.3359 at Niagara Central Airport.

435 River Rd.


Ontario, L3B 5N6

Email Welland dispatch click here

Open 8am to 8pm from April 1 to Sept 30 and 9am to 5pm from Oct 1 to March 31


Google Maps directions to Niagara District Airport

Google maps directions to Niagara Central Airport




The Club is a Certified Flight Training Unit, registered with Transport Canada with two class 1 instructors, one class 2 instructor, two class 3 instructors and one class 4 instructor. We also have 2 Transport Canada Certified Pilot Examiners.

We provide training for Recreational Pilot Permit, Private Pilot license,and Commercial Pilot license as well as Instrument, Night, Instructor, and OTT.

Click here for information about a Familiarization Flight


Take a thrilling air tour over Niagara on the Lake, the Niagara River, Whirlpool and Falls.

Cost is only $100.00 for a 1/2 hour flight for 3 passengers.

Call 905-684-9447 and make your reservation.




Our Spring Barbeque will be on Saturday May 30. We will be serving Hamburgs and Sausages from the BBQ starting at around 6pm. The bar will open at 5pm with drinks and snacks to whet your appetite.This event kicks off our summer season and we hope to see lots of members, family and friends there. It will be great to be able to sit out on our patio and enjoy the sunshine and the fellowship once again.

Private Pilot Ground School

Courses are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7pm to 10pm. They are held several times during the year.

Also available: Online PPL Course. Contact Dispatch at 905.684.9447 to register or for more info.

Advanced GPS for IFR

Will be held some time in 2015. Contact Dispatch at 905.684.9447 for more info.

Advanced Pilot Ground School

Starts March 23, 2015 at 1900 hrs.

Contact Dispatch at 905.684.9447 to register or for more info.


Gift Certificates make a great gift for pilots, would be pilots, or folks just wanting to go for a sightseeing tour. They are available from Dispatch in any amount.


Club T-Shirts and fleece shirts are available. Contact Dispatch for more info.

If any member or student is not receiving the email updates and news, and would like to, please let me know at h.vandyke@live.ca


Events coming up

May 30, Barbeque

June 20, Barbeque

July 18, Pig Roast

Aug. 15, Corn Roast

Sept. 19, Barbeque

Nov. 21, Pot Luck Dinner

Students, these events are a great way to meet the members and get to know them. They offer a wealth of knowledge that they would gladly share with you. So come on out and join us for a good time and good food.

For more details see below or for past events, click on Events at the top of the page.