It’s Florida. It’s the sunshine state of the USA. That means more flying time and less waiting for weather to clear frustrations for you. Being based at Pompano Beach Airpark means you’ll be flying at one of the best facilities Airport the East Cost of Florida and exposing you to the highest standard of radio communications and practices. In short, being here will make you a better pilot.
Cost of living is surprising for such a beautiful location. Staying in a lovely apartment with a swimming pool and other leisure facilities for anything from $500 to $700 per month really helps reduce your living expenses. But We Orange Wings Aviation Academy ® provides the Accommodation & Transportation for 8 month for just $6500/- as combo pack as part of the training program, which is included in the Training Package you choose.
From relaxing on the beach to fine dining and terrific shopping, Pompano Beach has it all. Centrally located between Palm Beach and Miami, Pompano Beach is often called “The Heart of the Gold Coast.” The city is known for its excellent boating and fishing, accentuated by an offshore living coral reef accessible to scuba divers and snorkelers. Anglers and families flock to the 1,000-foot-long municipal fishing pier, beachside playgrounds, grills and picnic tables. Pompano Beach also maintains more than 50 local parks for sports enthusiasts or those who have a penchant for outdoor relaxation. Local attractions and shopping in Pompano Beach provide myriad entertainment options. Annual special events include a holiday boat parade in December, seafood festival in April, and fishing rodeo in May.
Located just north of Fort Lauderdale, in the heart of Florida’s Gold Coast, the City of Pompano Beach is home to some of the warmest and clearest waters, welcoming golden fine sandy beaches and calming breezes. It’s the perfect place for a beach vacation, with lots of sun, fun and adventure. Enjoy exciting water sports, from deep sea fishing, scuba diving to paddle boarding or a game of sand volleyball, use the fitness equipment, there are playgrounds, picnic areas, and an interactive water fountain all overlooking the ocean! The public beach is guarded seven days a week from 9:00 am – 4:45 pm and 6:45 pm during daylight saving time. All are welcome. Visit one of our many fabulous parks and take in a game of golf or tennis. Enjoy unique shopping, fabulous dining, harness racing or try your luck at the-smoke-free-casino.
Air – Fly into Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, Pompano Beach is only 16 miles north, just off Interstate 95. For those arriving into Miami International Airport, Pompano Beach is 38 miles north, off Interstate 95. By private plane, fly directly into Pompano Beach Air Park.
Driving – From Interstate 95 take Exit 36 Atlantic Blvd, Exit 38 Copan’s Road or Exit 39 Sample Road. From the Florida Turnpike take Exit 69 Sample Road.
Railway/Bus – Visitors taking Amtrak, your station will be Deerfield Beach or Fort Lauderdale. For local Tri-Rail visitors, Pompano Beach station is your stop. If you prefer bus, it’s Greyhound to the Fort Lauderdale station.
Living The Dream
Some say location is everything. In the case of City of Pompano Beach, we would agree. Pompano has its own special place in America’s aviation history and being based on Florida’s east coast, we get to enjoy incredible weather in the sunshine state Florida all year round.
You’ll be amongst other like-minded people all with a passion for learning to fly and with the help of our Admissions team you’ll be living in OWA-School accommodations.