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Westfield Flight Academy maintains unparalleled standards of safety, quality, and professionalism. Whether you want to fly your family and friends on the weekends or become commercial, corporate, military pilot; your future in aviation has never looked brighter!


We are the only FAA certified Part 141 and Part 61 flight school in Western Massachusetts, conveniently located at Westfield-Barnes Municipal Airport. Learn effectively and efficiently through our FAA certified Part 141 Private, Instrument, Commercial, and Flight Instructor courses. With over 40 years of professional airline flying experience, we bring our unique teaching techniques and real world experience directly into the cockpit. 


Career Pilot Program

Already have your Private Pilot and Instrument Rating?  Progress to a Certified Flight Instructor in 4 Months! Our FAA Certified Part 141 Career Pilot Program gets you to your final goal of an Airline Pilot for less than $30,000. 


We have partnered with the Meritize Platform to provide our students with financing options to fund your education. With a Meritize Loan, you can get credit for your merit and potentially improve your loan options by sharing your academic history or military background, if approved, full deferment during school is available for certain products.


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Terms and Conditions apply. Meritize branded loan products are educational loans issued by Meritize Lending, LLC**. Meritize reserves the right to modify or discontinue products and benefits at any time without notice. To qualify, a borrower must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or hold an Employment Authorization Document and meet Meritize’s underwriting requirements. If approved for a loan the actual loan amount, term, payment, and APR amount of loan that a customer qualifies for may vary based on credit determination, state law and other factors. Meritize does not warrant or guarantee any claims made herein, including, but not limited to, gaining admission to a program, concerning the quality or financial strength of any educational institution, securing funding or obtaining employment. Our final loan offer may differ as a result of the school chosen and the associated cost of tuition. Not all schools are eligible for funding. Meritize does not offer educational loans in the following states: IA, IN, KY, ME, MI, ND, NV, SD, VT, WI, WV, WY, PR. All rights reserved.
**For residents of SC, loan is made by Meritize Financial, Inc.

Private Pilot

Act as Pilot in Command of single engine land airplane. Fly with family and friends!

Instrument Rating

Learn to fly by sole reference to flight instruments. Don't let clouds keep you down!

Commercial Pilot

Fly for a career! Get paid to love what you do.

Certified flight instructor

Use your expertise to help the next generation of aviators accomplish their dreams.

Our Partners


Westfield, MA

Our main office is located at

Barnes Municipal Airport

111 Airport Road

Westfield, Ma 01085

Phone: 413 568 5800

Poughkeepsie, NY

Our satellite office is located at 

Hudson Valley Regional Airport 

263 New Hackensack Road 

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Phone: 845-345-4547

Schenectady, NY

Our sattelite office is located at

Schenectady County Airport

21 Airport Road

Scotia, NY 12302


Our Partner


Rent with Us!

Continue to build your aeronautical experience with a wide selection of well maintained airplanes!

We are constantly upgrading our fleet with different aircraft. Diversify your flying experiences by getting checked out by one of our excellent instructors and renting the plane for a couple of hours or a few days. Travel the region with a few friends or family, grab a $100 hamburger, or just take in the countless beautiful views New England has to offer from the air.

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