About Harborside Aviation

Get trained by the experts at Harborside Aviation. Harborside is the senior tenant on the Punta Gorda Airfield, established in 2007. It offers a variety of services including, flight training and aircraft rental.

The school is under new ownership. Owned and operated by an active Airbus 320 Captain. With flight experience at multiple major aviation university’s; including Western Michigan University College of Aviation and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. At Embry-Riddle he would operate as a Training Center Evaluator, acting in lieu of a FAA DPE.

Looking for an accelerated course to prepare you for a career in the airlines? Please stop by. Financing Options available

Or would you like to fly as a hobby? We offer that too!! Train and rent at your own pace with our qualified and friendly instructors.

Harborside Aviation Has It All
Online Training Pilot Training and Flight Time Aircraft Rental Aviation Fun

  • - an airline candidate needing flight time or instruction
  • - a person who wants to fly for fun
  • - a private pilot needing to rent a plane
  • - an aviation fan looking for a place to enjoy colleagues
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    Our Services

    Meet Our Team

    Educated by The Expert's

    Harborside Aviation flight instructor core has over 30,000 hours of combined flight experience. The Chief Pilot is an active Airbus 320 Captain for Allegaint Air based out of KPGD. We offer instruction from current and retired airline Captains and First Officers, ATP qualified flight instructors, and excellence instructors breaking into the industry.

    Rental Rates:

    Discovery Flight = $150

    Cessna 150 = $150/hour fuel included

    Beechcraft Musketeer = $175/hour fuel included

    Flight/Ground Instruction = $75/hour

    Ground School Classroom = $250/ month

    Online Ground School = $200/ month

    Competitive Finance Options Available!

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    Flight Training

    Zero to Hero

    Financing Available

    Aircraft Rental

    Charlotte County Airport

    Runway 04-22 7200 x 150 feet, Runway 15-33 4,743 x 150 feet, Runway 09-27 2,600 x 60 feet Lighted Runway
    Overnight Tie-downs Available, Rental Cars and Taxis Available, No Landing Fee!
    Get in touch with us
    • Harborside Aviation, Inc.
    • PGD Air Center 27450 Challenger Blvd
    • Punta Gorda, FL 33982 Suite 123/124