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Aviation Flight Fees

Flight Fees 2021-2022

Flight fees are based on estimated usage of instructor time and planes and are listed below.  Specifically, flight fees cover aircraft rental and flight instructor compensation for the minimum flight hours required for each flight lab. These fees DO NOT cover the cost of extra time (ET) flights necessary to progress to the next level of airmanship, mandatory flight insurance fees, the FAA written exam or the end-of-course (EOC) check-ride fees by an FAA Designated Pilt Examiner (DPE). At course end, final charges are adjusted to actual usage and may result in refunds or additional charges.

Private Pilot

AVN 161 - Private Pilot-SEL Ground $   375
AVN 161A - Private Pilot-SEL Flight I $ 3,640
AVN 162A - Private Pilot-SEL Flight II $ 4,420
Total Private Pilot $ 8,435

Instrument Rating

AVN 220 - Instrument Pilot SEL Ground $     825
AVN 221A - Instrument Pilot SEL Flight I $  2,836
AVN 222A - Instrument Pilot SEL Flight II $  4,858
Total Instrument Rating $ 8,519
AVIATION MINOR ONLY TOTAL (Private and Instrument ratings) $16,954


AVN 300 - Commercial Pilot-Ground $    375
AVN 301A - Commercial Pilot-SEL Flight I $  5,124
AVN 302A - Commercial Pilot-SEL Flight II $  3,970
AVN 303A - Commercial Pilot-SEL Flight III $  4,636
AVN 304A - Commercial Pilot-SEL Flight IV $  6,518
Total Commercial $20,623


AVN 305 - Multi-Engine Ground $    690
AVN 305A - Multi-Engine Flight $ 9,290
Total Multi-Engine $ 9,980

Certified Flight Instructor

AVN 415 - CFI Ground $   300
AVN 415A - CFI Flight $ 3,944
  $ 4,244
Degree Requirements***

Optional Instructor Ratings

AVN 421 - CFII/MEI Ground $   150
AVN 421A - CFII SEL $ 2,920
AVN 423A - MEL $ 4,350
Requirements for being released to fly at the Central Kentucky Regional Airport include:
  1. Register for course
  2. Payment of course fees
  3. Proof of medical certificate
  4. Proof of flight insurance
  5. Original U.S. birth certificate or TSA approval
  6. Passing result on drug test


  • The above course fees are in addition to regular tuition, housing, books, meals, etc.
  • Program Total does not include: $260.00 insurance fee per flight course (course ending in A), personal flight insurance, flight physical for Medical Certificate, navigation publications, FAA written exam or the end of course check ride by a FAA Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE) which currently range between $500-$800.
  • For help in locating an approved flight-physical physician, visit Useful Links and click on “FAA Medical Examiner Locator”
  • Fees are an estimate. Some students will require more flight time while others will take less.

See the downloadable PDF flyer below...

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