Welcome to Connaught Aero Club

Connaught Aero Club is Mayo's largest and long
established IAA Registered Training Facility approved under
the Irish Aviation Authority to deliver training to PPL standard.
The Club is based on apron A at Ireland West
Airport Charlestown Co Mayo.


Congratulations to James Ruane who will be starting his Cadet Pilot Training Program with Aer Lingus in Jerez in Spain later this month we wish him the very best of luck in his new career.


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Whether you're interested in pursuing a career as an Airline Pilot or indeed would just like to complete a trial flight, then you have come to the right place . 




Whatever your flying ambitions, Ireland West Airport boasts excellent facilities. There are about two miles of runway with Air Traffic Control, Instrument Landing Systems and advanced navigation equipment unparalleled in Ireland. We also have the advantage over other international airports in that long traffic delays are uncommon.