Choice Aviation has you covered in the beautiful Bitterroot Valley. At Ravalli County Airport (6S5), you will find a pilot community as large as the city. A general aviation community everyone would want a part in, we are proud of the opportunity to walk side-by-side with and assist these individuals. With professional, 24-hour full-service, we are ready to take care of each and every need and do them to the finest amount of detail.
We are located one mile east of Hamilton in the heart of the Montana’s beautiful Bitterroot Valley. This area offers many recreational opportunities and is located along the original Lewis & Clark expedition trail. Just a few of the luxuries you will find while visiting North Star Aviation include a great restaurant on the field, self-serve, a maintenance shop you would dream of, and a shooting range behind the FBO.
Aircraft Charter – Hamilton is your gateway to the wilderness area. When your 4×4 won’t cut it, our charter fleet will. Our charter fleet ranges from a short-field capable C206 for the leisure sightseeing trips or backcountry flights to one of our Beechcraft King Airs capable of zipping you across multiple states at 20,000ft. If there are needs in between, we have them covered, including helicopter needs. Flight department staff and aircraft are available 24 hours a day to meet your specific needs and schedule. Through private charter you can go wherever you want, whenever you want, with whomever you want!
Aircraft Rental – Have two C152′s and one C172 available for rent.
Flight School – Our flight school here in Hamilton has a reputation none can beat. This small little airport produces the second highest amount of private pilots in the Montana. There are many reasons for this, and we invite you to come check out why. We have a diverse fleet of Cessna aircraft and a Lasergrade testing center on-site. We offer both Part 61 and Part 141 training curriculum.
Aircraft Maintenance – Our technicians are trained and experienced to work on a wide range of aircraft. A maintenance professional can be available 24 hours daily to meet your needs and your schedule.
Customer Service and Line Service – Our customer and line service professionals will make sure your needs and wants are met. We pride ourselves in our safety training, years of experience and passion for general aviation.
- Aviation Fuel (Avfuel)
- Full Service JetA1 & 100LL and 24/7 self-serve 100LL
- Food: Hangar Cafe (within walking distance)
- Oxygen service: YES
- Lavatory service: YES
- De-icing: YES
- Heated Hangar: YES (max door 80 wide by 24 high)
- GPU / Power cart: YES (1 electric)
- Passenger terminal and lounge
- Flight Planning: YES (with weather and printer)
- Aircraft cleaning / washing / detailing
- Aircraft sales / leasing / brokerage
- Pilot supplies
- Courtesy transportation (3 crew cars)
- Pilots lounge / snooze room
- Public telephone
- WSI computerized weather
- Wireless internet accss
- Vending Available