Sunbelt Aviation

Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Welcome to Sunbelt Aviation! Located at the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR), Sunbelt Aviation is committed to superior flight training. Whether you are leaning to fly for recreation or are interested in pursuing a career in aviation, Sunbelt Aviation can help your dreams come true.


All of the aircraft used for flight training are low airframe time planes which are precisely maintained to ensure the utmost safety and top performance. The primary aircraft used for flight training is a Piper Warrior, a four seat - single engine aircraft. The Warrior is a highly reliable and safe aircraft to train in because it is extremely stable and very forgiving. All of our aircraft are meticulously maintained by FAA certified mechanics who conduct routine inspections on all parts of the aircraft. Every inch of the aircraft is inspected and maintenance is never deferred.

Efficient Instruction

Sunbelt Aviation is an FAA Part 61 professional flight school, which allows flexibility to structure training around the customers schedule. It is possible to fly as often or as little as the customers desires. Sunbelt recommends 2 to 3 sessions per week, which ensures that the student will finish the required training in a reasonable amount of time and get the best value for the money. Using Sunbelt Aviation´s proven training syllabus, clients can be assured that they will get the best, most thorough, and safest training available. The instruction focuses on a client specific approach which is truly customized to the students needs, while incorporating the mandatory skills need to safely pilot an aircraft. This means that a student will have the best training available and will save time and money by training at Sunbelt Aviation using their established proven course. Typical training sessions last about two hours. For the ground school portion of your training, we have designed it to be a combination of self study and instructor guidance. This allows you to work at your own pace and save money. Instructors are always available if you have any questions.

Customers Come First

The right attitude is everything in Flight Instruction. While flight training is fun and enjoyable, the training can sometimes become difficult and frustrating. Since the world of aviation is so new to many beginning pilots, it may take a little longer for certain portions of the training to make sense. At Sunbelt Aviation, our instructors realizes the difficulties students have and work with them to overcome any obstacle they may encounter during their training. Part of our job as flight instructors is to keep the student motivated throughout the entire training process and ensure completion of the program. This is why Sunbelt Aviation has a much lower drop-out rate than the nation average.

Aviation Training Facilities


Flight School - Fixed Wing

Programs & Courses

Private Pilot LicenseCommercial Pilot LicenseAirline Transport PilotFlight Instructor (CFI / FI)Flight Instructor - Instrument (CFII / IRI)Instrument Rating (IR)
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Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
United States

+1 (225) 366-7359

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