NO Student OR Aircraft Waiting List

Cessna 172s available for instruction, rental, and sightseeing.

Come train at Near North Aviation with two
convenient locations: Parry Sound Airport and
at Grand River Executive Airport (York)!

All located within a few hours from Toronto.

We offer training for the
Recreational Pilot Permit, Private Pilot Licence,
Night Rating, VFR-Over-the-Top Rating, and
Group 3 (Single-Engine) Instrument Rating

Small airplane taking off from a runway during a vibrant evening before sunset. Taken in Pitt Meadows, Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Parry Sound (CNK4) location now fully reopen
with new runway.

We are currently offering ongoing online RPP/PPL ground school.

Despite the construction chaos, York – Grand River Executive Airport is open and soaring as usual!
Don’t let the hard hats fool you – we’re fully operational and ready to welcome you aboard!

About US

Come train at Near North Aviation with two convenient locations: Parry Sound Airport and at Grand River Executive Airport (York)! We are within close proximity to some of the province’s most treasured landscapes. Enjoy the benefits of learning to fly in low traffic airspace that is located only a short distance from Toronto.

Some of the programs available:


Student training offered at our three airport sites allows for maximum learning in the air and minimizes time spent waiting on the ground.


Training areas for aerial exercises are located nearby, and exposure to high-density traffic is only minutes away, so by the time students are ready for the Flight Test they will be comfortable in all environments.

Locations in Parry Sound and York!

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what we guarantee

You will have a great time flying with us!
Sight Seeing Flights

A stunning aerial tour of the rugged Georgian Bay coastline or the picturesque Niagara Region will be an experience that will be remembered for years to come! Choose one of our sight seeing flights or build your own!


Had enough of the cottage traffic on the 400? Is your destination not serviced by commercial air carriers? Looking for a quick, economical alternative for your short or long haul flight?


Our ground instruction and preparatory flight briefings will reinforce the in-flight experience to provide a strong knowledge base for your aviation future.


Our in-flight training with qualified instructors will provide you with the knowledge and confidence that is required for flight safety.

Get your licence today!

Learn to fly in the heart of Ontario’s playland

we do not have a waiting list for students & we have aircraft availability!

Look at our fleet

we take great pride in our training aircraft

Cessna 152


Cessna 172M