Get Your Private Pilot License in Ft. Lauderdale at KFXE

Pricing for the Private Pilot License here at our flight school at Ft. Lauderdale Executive Airport is listed in the boxes towards the bottom of this page.

Becoming a private pilot is now easier and more affordable than ever. North Star Flight Academy wants to help you achieve your goals, whether you just want to fly for recreation or want to pursue a career path in aviation. North Star Flight Academy located at the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport in Fort Lauderdale offers the complete range of pilot training from Private Pilot to Airline Transport Pilot (ATP).

To obtain a private pilot license the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires the following prerequisites:

  • Be at least 16 years of age to fly solo.
  • Be at least 17 years of age when taking practical flight test.
  • Be able to speak, read and write in English.
  • Pass a flight physical examination.

We offer two choices to obtain the Private Pilot License (PPL) at our flight school in Fort Lauderdale:
You can get your PPL in Cessna C172.

Private Pilot License in Fort Lauderdale

$6,985In Cessna C172
  • Private Pilot License in Cessna C172
  • Ground Instruction
    10 hours at $50
  • Flight with Instructor
    17 hours at $169
  • Solo Flight
    10 hours at $139
  • Cross Country Solo
    10 hours at $139
  • Simulator
    3 hours at $65
  • Total Hours: 50
  • Misc. cost are payable to the different vendors are:
    Written Test: $150
    Check Ride: $560
    Medical Exam: $120
    Maps
    Headset
  • All prices are subject to a fuel surcharge.

Disclaimer: Due to some students requiring more training for varying circumstances we are unable to guarantee the total cost for all clients.

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