Aviation & Airport Management Course Fees

Iowa Lakes Community College has provided a table of estimated costs to attend the Iowa Lakes Aviation Program. Fees are calculated based on the following criteria:

  • "Low" is based on the minimum hours required by the FAA for each license or rating.
  • "Average" is a realistic average achieved by most Iowa Lakes students.
  • "High" is an estimated maximum (by no means an absolute maximum) as required by the VA.

Year 1 Aviation Program Flight Fees

AVIATION COURSE (Low)  (Average) (High) 
New Student Kit $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
  Fall Term 
AVI-140 $175 $175 $175
AVI-180 $7,450 $10,225 $13,000
Spring Term 
AVI-212 $175 $175 $175
AVI-245 $7,450 $10,000 $12,550
Summer Term 
AVI-261 $175 $175 $175
AVI-248 $21,700 $23,913 $26,125
YEAR 1 Total $38,125 $45,663 $53,200

Year 2 Aviation Program Flight Fees

Fall Term   (Low) (Average)  (High) 
AVI-407 $4,700 $6,325 $7,950
AVI-300 $350 $350 $350
AVI-350 $5,600 $6,388 $7,175
Spring Term
AVI-301 $4,150 $4,675 $5,200
AVI-406 $5,800 $7,100 $8,400
Year 2 Total $20,600 $24,838 $29,075
 PROGRAM TOTAL  $58,725 $70,501 $82,275

Questions? 

Tim Busch
Director of Aviation Programs
Chief Flight Instructor
712-362-7961

tbusch@iowalakes.edu

Please note mileage expenses may vary.