Call 828.755.5637Located at Rutherford County Airport (KFQD)

Welcome to Big Air Aviation

Big Air Aviation is an accredited flight school rooted in the discipline required to turn students into successful general aviation pilots. Nestled in the foothills of Western NC at the Rutherford County Marchman Field Airport in Rutherfordton NC, Big Air Aviation has been training pilots for the past decade. Throughout the years, Big Air Aviation has remained true to its original mission of delivering quality education to produce highly competent aviators.

What to expect from Big Air Aviation

  • Private Pilot Certificate
  • Instrument Rating
  • Commercial Rating
  • Certified Flight Instructor
  • Aircraft Rentals
  • Bi-Annual Flight Reviews
  • Photo Shoots/Discovery Flight


Our mission is to bring the gift of flight to everyone!

Recent News

WNC Flight School Announces Debut of Newly Redesigned Website

Learn to fly in Rutherfordton, NC. Flying lessons convinently located near Asheville, Shelby and Marion.

622 Airport Rd. Rutherfordton, NC 28139