Getting you in the air


Flight Training

Get flight instruction for your private, instrument, and commercial pilot's certificates.  Personal in-flight instruction & practice are all available.

Aircraft Maintenance

Airplane not running top notch?  Paul Voorhees, A&P and IA,  has over 20 years experience repairing and inspecting small aircraft.  He has worked on personal, flight school and freight aircraft.  Schedule your aircraft maintenance, annuals and 100 hours today.

Aircraft Sales
Ready to fly solo? 2-4 seat propeller or light sport, check out our planes for sale.
About Big River Aviation

Big River started in 2010, as a mobile service repairing and inspecting aircraft in Missouri and Illinois along the Mississippi River. Starting 2015, Big River has found a home at St. Louis Regional Airport in Alton, IL.  By 2016, Big River will grow into a flight school and offer ADSB installation.

Contact us  


126 Bertrand Dr. 

St. Louis, MO 63129

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Open for you:

Tuesday-Friday  8am-5pm

Saturday 8am-noon

Sunday and Monday  Closed

 Plane rental hours may differ, schedule an appointment


St. Louis Downtown Airport

2500 Vector Drive

Cahokia, IL 62206


Mailing Address:

126 Bertrand 

St. Louis, MO 63129




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