Our aircraft fleet.

FAA In-flight training

L3 Florida Airline Academy is located at the Orlando Sanford International Airport in the heart of beautiful Central Florida. The location provides excellent Florida flying weather as well as close proximity to many world famous tourist attractions.


The Orlando Sanford International Airport has an FAA control tower on airport property and four runways with the main runway being 11.000 X 150 ft. Airport equipment includes Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), GPS Approaches, High Intensity Runway Lighting, a Non-Directional Beacon, a modern terminal with complete ground handling equipment, an AWOS weather reporting system, and many other enhancements. The airspace surrounding the airport is designated as Class “C”.

The Operations Center consists of offices, a dispatch center, pre-flight planning areas, post-flight briefing areas, weather service computers and phones, student services offices, and our Sky Shop that carries all books and supplies required for students attending the Academy.

Aircraft and operations

Aircraft include:

  • 50 Cessna 172 Skyhawks
  • 25 Cirrus SR20s
  • 24 Piper PA44 Seminoles
  • 5 Diamond DA42 Twin Stars

Operations Center includes:

  • Dispatch center
  • Pre-flight planning areas
  • Post-flight briefing areas
  • Weather service
  • Computers and phones
  • Student services offices
  • Sky shop