Learn to fly

Moorabbin Airport is the leading General Aviation flight training airport in Victoria.

Moorabbin Airport is home to the largest commercial flight training centre for fixed and rotary wing aircraft.  CAE Oxford, one of the world’s leading independent providers of integrated aviation flight training, chooses Moorabbin Airport as its Australian base.

The Airport’s Flight Training Schools train 800 commercial pilots each year, with 30% coming from international destinations.

Our economic analysis values the export of flight training from Moorabbin Airport in the order of $50million per annum from the training of local and international students.

Learning to fly at Moorabbin Airport offers the trainee pilot an excellent aviation infrastructure:

  • 5 operational runways – in excess of 13km of sealed runways and taxiways
  • Over 40 aviation related businesses including hangars, flight operations, aircraft testing, flight simulator, aviation maintenance and other aviation support services.
  • A busy aviation environment with 250,000 movements per year  - 70% of movements are flight training related.
  • The option to choose from rotary or fixed wing flight training schools.
  • Moorabbin Airport is not subject to curfews, operating 24 hours per day which facilitates flight training outcomes.  The no-curfew enables pilots to train in all weather conditions.
  • An airport operator committed to providing a safe, well maintain aviation infrastructure

To search for a flight training operator at Moorabbin Airport view the Business Directory.

Moorabbin Airport also has a range of commercial businesses that service the needs of the local flight training industry.