Rutherford County Airport KFQD

Rutherfordton, NC


Located minutes away from beautiful Lake Lure and Chimney Rock

Live your Dreams.  You'll be flying solo before you know it!

Learn to fly at the Rutherford County Airport!   Centrally located near the Asheville, Greenville/Spartanburg, and Charlotte areas. Skyhawk Aviation offers a fun, friendly atmosphere to help you learn a new skill.  Rutherford County offers the perfect training environment.  Located in the foothills of western North Carolina, we have mountains, flat land, towered airports nearby and good weather all year.  Come take an intro flight with us! 


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Flight Training

Instrument Ratings


Try our FLY THE SIM touch trainer.  Great economical tool for your instrument training needs.  Count up to 10 hours toward your IFR rating.  Good for instrument currency and Instrument Proficiency checks