Instrument Rating

By obtaining an instrument rating, you may fly using instrument flight rules (IFR), meaning you can operate an airplane when the weather is not clear.

Training Costs

For your reference, estimated training costs for the instrument rating are provided here.


* Includes a minimum of 35 hours dual instruction and a FAA practical test.


Flight and instruction times vary according to the student's capability and the frequency of flight lessons, and the prices listed are based on the minimum time needed to earn the certificate. If additional flight time and/or instruction is needed, additional costs will be incurred.


  • Hold a private pilot’s certificate.

  • Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language.

  • Hold a current FAA medical certificate.

  • Meet the FAR Part 141 aeronautical experience requirements.


Greene County-Lewis A. Jackson Regional Airport (I19)
140 N Valley Road, Xenia, Ohio 45385




Monday to Sunday; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (winter)
Monday to Sunday; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (summer) (Now in Effect)