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Abbotsford is home to a thriving aviation industry.   Every August Abbotsford hosts the Abbotsford International Airshow, one of the top 10 airshows in the world. 

The Aviation Academy introduces students to various parts of the industry while teaching them valuable information that will lead them towards their pilot's license.

  • The program takes place in the First Semester (Sept - Jan) at the Abbotsford International Airport
  • 100 hours of class time. Classes run for 2.5 hours in the evening, twice a week for 20 weeks 
  • Program is run in partnership with Coastal Pacific Aviation and the University of the Fraser Valley
  • Students earn 4 Grade 12 Credits AND University Credits
  • Students must have strong English, Math and Physics skills
  • Program Fees: $1000.  Includes all books and materials. 
  • **Note: Due to the extra time and driving required of homestay families to get students to and from the airport there could be extra costs involved.

To apply to the program, please contact us for more information. 

Watch one of our students describe how her career is taking off 

Download our aviation brochure.

See what Abbotsford Airport looks like Link to video