• Learn to Fly!

    Western Air has been training pilots for over 10 years right here at the Visalia airport.

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  • Airplanes for Rent

    Come take a spin around the valley in one of our Cessna or Piper aircraft.

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  • Aircraft Sales

    We help connect aircraft buyers and sellers. Our market knowledge can help to ensure you get a good deal.

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Hop in the pilot's seat and take to the skies

If you've been thinking about learning to fly, here's your chance to find out if the world of aviation suits you.


Our Services

Western Air provides ground & flight instruction as well airplane rentals and assistance in buying and selling used aircraft in the heart of California's Central Valley in Visalia.

We invite you to browse our website and get in touch with us to see how we can help you with your specific goals.


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About us

Western Air is a Fixed Base Operator (FBO) at the Visalia airport.


9505 West Airport Drive

Visalia, CA 93277