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Become a Pilot in Iceland

Iceland Aviation Academy is accepting applications for Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (IATPL) and Private Pilot License (PPL) programs that starts in January 2023. Last day to apply is November 29th.

Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (IATPL)

The Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (IATPL) Program is designed for students with no or limited previous experience. The program starts January 6th and takes about 24 months to complete. It is a highly structured and comprehensive program that focuses on your goal of becoming a First Officer with an airline. Classes are in the evening for the first six weeks of the program.

Private Pilot License (PPL)

The PPL program is intended for those who want to become private pilots and want to engage in flight on small single-engine aircraft, for the benefit of themselves and their passengers. Private pilot training can also be a first step towards a commercial pilot's license if the student chooses the Modular Airline Transport Program way towards the professional pilot license.

The program is conducted in accordance with pan-European rules on aviation studies, which are implemented in Iceland by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) through the EEA Agreement. Upon completion of a private pilot training course, a student acquires a pan-European private pilot license (Part-FCL flight license), which entitles him to fly a single-engine airplane in a passenger flight with passengers free of charge around the world. Private pilot training is both fun and challenging, which is divided into theoretical and practical training.

Theoretical training for private pilot licenses begins on January 6th and runs for 6 weeks. Classes are in the evening.

Why Iceland Aviation Academy

Iceland Aviation Academy (IAA) is based on the Reykjanes Peninsula with flight training operations both at the Keflavik International Airport and Reykjavik Domestic Airport. This location provides pilot students with access to the most unique, challenging and memorable learning environment possible.

With a fleet of state-of-the-art glass cockpit Diamond aircraft, first class facilities and experienced educators and instructors from the aviation industry, Iceland Aviation Academy offers a great pathway towards a professional career in aviation. When you add open skies and access to airports around the island, as well as the breathtaking scenery in Iceland including glaciers, islands, mountains, fjords and the occasional volcanic eruption, you have the foundation for one of the best and most thrilling pilot education experiences in the world.