Academy of AviationKFRG
12 reviews

Academy of Aviation is a unique place in many ways. We strive to be the best in all aspects of our operations and we proud ourselves on achieving it.

Operating Hours:
7am to 7pm
7 days a week

• Flight Training
• Pilot Shop
• Redbird AATD (Full Motion Simulator)
• IGATE AATD (Simulator)

CFI Rate: $89.00/hr
CFI Ground Rate: $89.00/hr

Local Procedures Briefing
Academy of Aviation
Republic Airport - KFRG

Operator Procedures                                        

Fueling Aircraft

A self-serve pump is available on the ramp.

Access to Aircraft
Access to the ramp is controlled with badges. During business hours expect an escort on the ramp. After hours access can be worked out by prior arrangement.

Returning the Aircraft
Post flight access is controlled by badge, or escort. If after hours, contact Airport Operations for access.

Mechanical Problems at Another Airport
Please contact Academy of Aviation if you experience a mechanical issues at a different airport before any maintenance is performed.

Securing the Aircraft Post-Flight
Please return the aircraft to the same tie-down after the flight. Tie the aircraft down every time.

What Fuel Load to Expect, and How to Change It
You can expect the aircraft to be dispatched to you with 1/2 tanks. Aircraft may be dispatched with more or less fuel for your flight by prior arrangement.

Local Airspace Considerations                        

Best Way to Get Flight Following
Plan on contacting New York Approach on 118.00

Typical TFR Considerations
New York City to the West.

Nearby Stadiums

  • Nassau Colosseum – 5 miles to the West
  • Citi Field – 15 miles WNW
  • Jones Beach Amphitheater – 7 miles SW

Nearby Sports Team Schedules

Traffic Flows Around Local Sites / Terrain Features
Please see the Hudson River Corridor for NYC Flights.

Preferred VFR "gates" ATC wants you to DEPART TO

Departing to the NORTH – Plan via the Crab Meadow Reporting Point

Departing to the SOUTH – Plan via the Jones Beach Monument or via Crabtree Bridge.

Preferred VFR "gates" ATC wants you to ARRIVE FROM
Same as above.

Local Airfield Operations                                       

What Does Tower Want You To Do Before You Call?

  • Report your position on the field
  • State your departure request
  • Confirm current ATIS
Noise Abatement Procedures
Noise Abatement is voluntary to the South and West.

Pattern Altitude
1,100 AGL

Local Flight Planning Tips                                     

Nearby Special Use Airspace
New York Class Bravo overlying at 4,000 MSL.

Best Sites to See From the Air
  • New York City – 32 NM to the W
  • The Hamptons – 43 NM to the ENW 

March 24, 2013, 6:42 p.m.

Academy of Aviation is rated 4.0 out of 5 stars from 12 reviews.
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Operator Info

7150 Republic Airport
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Academy of Aviation
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