The Phoenix Experience
Take advantage of a unique opportunity to start your flight training in Phoenix with UND Aerospace before continuing on to the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks.
Take off with your career in aviation by starting at Chandler-Gilbert Community College! The aviation industry is rapidly growing, providing a wide range of career opportunities. Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport alone hosts more than 40 companies and is developing as an international aerospace center with aircraft maintenance, modification, testing, and pilot training.
As the only fully-collegiate aviation program in the valley, our aviation program is second-to-none. An aggressive placement program includes thousands of alumni who serve as a valuable networking resource. UND graduates are employed by major and regional airlines throughout the world, as well as corporate flight departments, aircraft manufactures, NASA, and the FAA.
In Phoenix, you'll find everything from fine dining to exhilarating recreational adventure activities, breath-taking golf courses, trendy shopping, modern nightlife, and enriching culture. No matter what time of year it is you can count on exceptional weather as you experience the rich diversity Phoenix has to offer. Phoenix celebrates over 340 days of beautiful sunshine and warm weather. The unique desert climates lends to numerous opportunities to complete flight training ahead of, or on, schedule. Looking for winter weather flying experience? Northern Arizona offers seasonal winter weather beginning only an hour north of Phoenix.
UND Aerospace Safety Program
UND Aerospace places above all other considerations the safety and well-being of its students, faculty, staff, and visitors. It is the first duty of all employees to support lawful requirements, company policy, and standard operating procedures regarding safety. All operational components are required by UND's Aviation Safety Program to review this data and provide feedback to the office of the Director of Aviation Safety on the use and application of this data. Accident prevention is the first duty of the entire aviation community.