Located on the scenic Connecticut River, the Northampton Airport (7B2) has a 3365′ runway with a 24-hour self-service 100 LL fuel stop, full-service flight school, airplane rentals, certified maintenance department and FBO office.
The flight school has a proven track record of moving students through the training process at their own pace. Managed by Chief Flight Instructor Rich MacIsaac, there are several full- and part-time instructors who will develop a training system that matches your learning style and schedule. Our rental aircraft and instruction capabilities can fulfill the training needs of any pilot, from a Sport Pilot Certificate to a CFII Rating. Follow the links below to get started!
Northampton Airport offers a wide variety of aircraft to meet your training and rental needs. Our fleet includes five Piper Warriors, a Cessna C172 and C152. Our Light Sport fleet consists of a Cessna 162 Skycatcher and Gobosh. We also offer a Piper Archer II, Arrow III and last but not least the twin engine Beechcraft Duchess. Most of our aircraft contain a Garmin GNS 430 or GNS 650, and are IFR certified. We are also a member of Open Airplane.
Our scenic flights offer you spectacular views of the Pioneer Valley. See the Quabbin Reservoir, Mt. Sugarloaf and the Connecticut River or work with our experienced pilots to customize your perfect itinerary! All seasons are great for a scenic flight in our valley. A 30 minute flight starts at just $86.50! We can carry up to three passengers, depending on weight. Feel free to bring your cameras or phone along to capture your experience to share with friends and family.
The maintenance department is one of the most valuable assets at the airport. John Bishop, who has over 40 years of experience in aircraft maintenance and mechanics and is A&P and AI certified, manages the maintenance staff. John is assisted by Hillary Carl, who also holds her A&P certification and Brian Rice, A&P and AI certified. The maintenance department is available Monday through Friday, 8:00AM-5:00PM, and can be reached at (413)-387-6304.