Tom Wood AviationKUMP
4 reviews

In a world of large institutional FBO's, Tom Wood aviation hasn't lost the personal touch and Hoosier hospitality that defines our customer service with our clients.

As your central Indiana FBO of choice, Tom Wood Aviation offers award winning line-services, charter services, aircraft sales and management, aircraft rentals, including discounts for our Flying Club members, as well as an FAA approved flight school.

Personalized customer safety and service are our main focus and priority. Our commitment to service has made Tom Wood Aviation one of the most well respected aviation service providers in the mid-west.

Tom Wood Aviation located in central Indiana is conveniently located to Downtown Indianapolis, Carmel, Fishers, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Klipsch Music Center, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Lucas Oil Stadium, Butler University and much more.

When you fly with Tom Wood Aviation, you have over 100 years of aviation experience flying with you.

• Flight Instruction
• Pilot Supplies
• Pilot Lounge
• WiFi
• Flight Planning Lounge
• Maintenance
• Aircraft Sales
• PCATD Simulator
• Vending
• Courtesy Car

CFI Rate: $50.00/hr
CFI Ground Rate: $50.00/hr
Aircraft Rental Sales Tax: 7.00%
Misc. Items Sales Tax: 7.00%

Airport Fees: Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) surcharge of 10% in addition to IN State taxes.

Local Procedures Briefing

Tom Wood Aviation

Indianapolis Metropolitan Airpport - KUMP

Operator Procedures                                        

Fueling Aircraft

Battery off, verify correct fuel and amount, no people onboard aircraft please. 

Access to Aircraft
Pick up keys before close of business

Returning the Aircraft
During business hours: Return metal can to front desk.
After business hours: Return metal can to drop box located by FBO doors. (ramp side) 

Getting Reimbursed if You Buy Fuel Elsewhere
Will reimburse at current FBO price.  

Mechanical Problems at Another Airport

Call (317) 849-0840 and ask for Larry Brown

Securing the Aircraft Post-Flight
Pick an open spot with ropes. Tie down wings and tail.
What Fuel Load to Expect, and How to Change It
 Just ask our line crew to add or take fuel out.  

Local Airspace Considerations                               
Best Way to Get Flight Following
Indy approach 127.15
Typical TFR Considerations
Colts games, Indy 500, Brickyard
Nearby Stadiums

  • Lucas oil and Bankers Life. 



Local Airfield Operations                                       

Taxiway / Runway Incursion Hotspots
Unlighted hold short lines at each runway
Run Up Area
By Runways

Pattern Altitude
1800 MSL  
Special Cautions for Flying the Pattern
Helicopter flight school that flies right traffic

Airport Restrictions
160 ft stop way on North end of runway

Local Flight Planning Tips                                     

Noise Sensitive Areas
Neighborhood of runway 33
Nearby Special Use Airspace
R-3401 A&B south of Indianapolis airspace
Unique Weather Challenges / Microclimates
Pop up thunderstorms in the summer

Best Airports to Visit Area
KLAF Purdue University Airport 50 NM to the NW
KBMG Monroe County Airport 54.2 NM to the SW


Runway end identifiers + runway lights are automatic.
There is an outside phone available after hours if your cell phone dies.

Aug. 24, 2013, 10:37 p.m.

Tom Wood Aviation is rated 5.0 out of 5 stars from 4 reviews.
Pilot Comments

Operator Info

9913 Willowview Rd.
Fishers, IN 46038
(888) 587-9146
Tom Wood Aviation
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