About Iceland Aviation Academy

Part of IAA training aircraft fleet

Do you dream of becoming a pilot? Soaring through beautiful sceneries and open skies, travelling to new destinations, and working in a field that keeps growing and evolving?

Iceland Aviation Academy is one of the market leading flight schools in the Nordic region. We aim to deliver the highest quality training at competitive prices – offering great value for our students. Our graduates come from all over the world and as a student of Iceland Aviation Academy you will become part of an international training environment. After graduating from one of our programs you will have gained the attitude, professionalism and skills required for a successful aviation career.

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Choose the path that suits your needs

Iceland Aviation Academy offers students the choice between an Integrated Professional Pilot Program (IATPL), an Advanced Training Program (Modular ATPL) and Private Pilot Program (PPL). Along with those program options we also offer professional advancement programs such as our Flight Instructor Certification Program (FI) and Multi-Crew Cooperation and Jet Orientation Course (MCC & JOC).

A Unique flying environment

At Iceland Aviation Academy you are close to unspoiled nature and Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland – a city famous for its vibrant cultural and social scene. When in Iceland you will never be far from some of the most exciting and unique places in the world - no matter if you are flying or enjoying a day off.

With air operations at both Reykjavik Domestic Airport at Keflavik International Airport, and theoretical classes both at Keilir Campus in Reykjanesbær as well as in Reykjavik, pilot students have the chance to get optimal training experience while in Iceland. With Iceland itself offering a unique location for pilot training, open-sky, breathtaking scenery, and challenging environment.

Keilir Academy

Iceland Aviation Academy is part of Keilir Academy, a center for learning, entrepreneurship, and science. Currently there are four different schools under the Keilir umbrella, the Health Academy, Ásbrú Secondary School, the University center, and Iceland Aviation Academy.

The purpose of Keilir is to create and disseminate knowledge in an active partnership with domestic and international schools, companies, and other economic partners. The center strives to offer quality education in a variety of fields while maintaining the upmost quality and academic standards. Each school is held to the same academic standard, basing their teaching materials and courses on proven and up-to-date teaching methods. Faculty has access to a premier recording studio to assure the best online material possible and is trained in Flipped learning so that students get the most out of classroom work.

Students have access to support from our housing department, which runs Keilir Campus where students can find affordable housing within walking distance from the school. Students also have access to our technological services where they can find support for the schools learning management system, printer setup, e-mail, and general tech support. Students also have access to the Keilir student counselors. Their main role is to offer students support during their studies to ensure their wellbeing and academic success.