Flight Training

Aspen Aero

Aspen Aero is a flight school specializing in creating new, mountain savvy private pilots. We also love to fly with pilots of all experience levels, introducing them to the intricate issues inherent when operating in mountainous terrain. We have several very experienced, local, ATP rated instructors.

Gary Kraft
Chief Flight Instructor
(970) 274-0520


Aspen Flight Academy

The Aspen Flight Academy empowers youth and adults to learn about the joys and responsibilities of flying by providing students with classroom and flight training needed to pilot aircraft. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission of helping youth achieve their aviation dreams at the lowest possible cost in the most advanced training aircraft. For more information, please check out our website at aspenflightacademy.org

Kate Short
Chief Flight Instructor

Aspen School District – Aviation Program

A unique opportunity in the Aspen School District that uses aerospace and aviation to enhance learning and education for ages K-12. For more information about the program please contact:

Kate Short
Aviation Director