Rates & Pricing
Lanier Flight Center operates the newest, best maintained fleet of Cessna aircraft in Northeast Georgia. Our instructors are held to a high standard of professionalism and competency and are highly career motivated.
As a Cessna Pilot Center, you’ll receive quality flight training using Cessna’s top quality instruction curriculum. The competency of Lanier Flight Center’s flight training program is reflected in our higher-than-average checkride pass rates and shorter-than-average training periods.
Aircraft Rental Rates: Effective 01/07/2013
GVL Based Aircraft
|GVL BASED AIRCRAFT||Prepay Rate**||Club Rate*||Walk-In Rate|
|2011 Cessna 162 SkyCatcher LSA / N70252||$124.00*||$134.00*||$144.00*|
|2003 Cessna Skyhawk 172SP / N2132W||$162.00||$177.00||$187.00|
|2003 Cessna Skyhawk 172SP / N21527||$162.00||$177.00||$187.00|
|2006 Cessna Skyhawk 172SP G1000 / N6034B||$173.00||$187.00||$197.00|
|2012 Cessna Skyhawk 172SP G1000 / N291HW||$199.00||$214.00||$232.00|
|2013 Cessna Skyhawk 172SP G1000 / N623KW||$199.00||$214.00||$232.00|
|1976 Piper Arrow II PA-28R / N6238J||$213.00||$223.00||$233.00|
|1978 Cessna Skylane 182 RG / N9947C||$213.00||$223.00||$233.00|
|Piper Seminole PA-44 Twin Engine / N727LF||$345.00||$365.00||$385.00|
|Mark I G1000 Simulator||$25.00||$35.00||$45.00|
|AST Hawk Simulator||$55.00||$60.00||$70.00|
NOTES: Aircraft Multi-day Rental – The larger of minimum 3 hrs per day charge or actual flight time.
SkyCatcher – 5 Hour Checkout Required. *
PDK Based Aircraft
|PDK BASED AIRCRAFT||Prepay Rate**||Club Rate*||Walk-In Rate|
|2011 Cessna 162 SkyCatcher LSA / N6029Z||$124.00*||$134.00*||$144.00*|
|1997 Cessna Skyhawk 172SP / N393ES||$162.00||$177.00||$187.00|
|2001 Cessna Skyhawk 172SP / N109TJ||$162.00||$177.00||$187.00|
|2005 Cessna Skyhawk 172SP / N1006V||$162.00||$177.00||$187.00|
|2005 Cessna Skyhawk 172SP G1000 / N2458M||$173.00||$187.00||$197.00|
|2012 Cessna Skyhawk 172SP G1000 / N9362M||$199.00||$214.00||$232.00|
|2000 Beechcraft Bonanza A36 / N136K||$375.00||$395.00||$415.00|
|Redbird TD2 Simulator||$45.00||$55.00||$65.00|
Note: Aircraft Multi-day Rental: The larger of minimum 3 hrs per day charge or actual flight time.
Flight Instructor Rates
|Resource||Prepay Rate**||Club Rate*||Walk In Rate|
|Senior Flight Instructor||$70.00||$75.00||$80.00|
|Assistant Chief Flight Instructor||$70.00||$75.00||$80.00|
|Chief Flight Instructor||$75.00||$80.00||$85.00|
|Multi-Engine Instruction||+ $15.00||+ $15.00||+ $15.00|
|Owner Aircraft Instruction||$75.00||$80.00||$85.00|
Note: Same Day Cancellation Fee (not due to weather): one hour flight plus applicable instructor charge.
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Learn More About Our Flight Instructors
Lanier Flight Center is a certified Cessna Pilot Center offering new generation Cessna aircraft and professional flight instruction. We offer a broad spectrum of flight services including pilot training, recurrent training, and certification toward FAA pilot certificates. Also available are Gift Certificates, Sight-seeing, Photo and Discovery Flights. Our FAA approved flight and ground training utilizes structured courses incorporating the latest in computer-based instruction.
Our instructors, aircraft, and ground school courses, in combination with North Georgia’s only 180 degree visual (FAA Level 1) AST Hawk Simulator flight training device means flying with Lanier Flight Center gives you access to tools not available at most flight schools.
For pilot supplies, charts, approach plates, and great gift ideas, please visit our Pilot Shop.
Office hours are 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily. After hour departures and arrivals may be arranged through the front desk.
* For more information about our club, see the Flying Club page.
** Prepay discounts are offered to our club members who place a $2,500 deposit into their accounts and then maintain at least a $250 balance. If the account balance drops below $250, the club member rate will be assigned automatically when club member is dispatched.