Your Complete Aviation Team

Consisting of three FBO’s across the state of Iowa, we will give you top quality service no matter where you are going! Rely on our team of expert pilots and mechanics to keep your aircraft in top quality condition, and keep your business and family on the move.

Stop by one of our locations and see Iowa’s most complete aviation center today!!



North Iowa Air Service

North Iowa Air Service has been serving the Mason City / Clear Lake Area since 2001, offering Air Charter, Aircraft Rental, Aircraft Maintenance, Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Flight Instruction and more.

9184 265th St., Ste. 10

Clear Lake, IA 50428

Phone: (641) 424-9366


Charles City Aeronautics

Charles City Aeronautics has been serving the Northeast Iowa Aviation Community since 1957. The corporate headquarters for Charles City Aeronautics, Inc. d / b / a North Iowa Air Service and Central Iowa Air Service, we offer the full range of aviation services from Charter Aircraft to Aircraft fueling.

3129 HWY 18

Charles City, IA 50616

Phone: (641) 228-3553


Central Iowa Air Service

On April 1, 2017, Central Iowa Air Service opened their doors as the new FBO in Ames, Iowa. Central Iowa Air Service continues the traditions that began 60 years ago in Charles City by offering high-quality customer service, Air Charter, Aircraft Rental, Aircraft Maintenance and more.

2520 Airport Dr.

Ames, IA 50010

Phone: (515) 292-9056

News & Events

Current News

CIAS & NIAS Hours of Operation

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 Emergency, Central Iowa Air Service (KAMW) and North Iowa Air Service-Mason City (KMCW) will be changing their hours of operation. Going forward, our hours will be: CIAS (KAMW) – Open Daily 7 am – 5 pm NIAS (KMCW) – M-F 7 am – 5 pm; Saturday 7 am – 7…


CIAS Fall 2019 Private Pilot Ground School

Central Iowa Air Service is taking reservations for our Fall 2019 6-week ground school for your Private Pilot’s license. Classes begin Tuesday, September 3rd and run for 6 weeks. Cost is just $400 plus tax, and includes all your classroom materials & your introductory flight lesson. For more information, call Brian Gowen at Central Iowa…

Central Iowa Air Service
Central Iowa Air ServiceThursday, March 12th, 2020 at 1:02pm
Final day of #schedulersanddispatchers2020!! Stop by Booth 932 with your business card to win this Bose speaker - drawing at 2 pm today!
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Central Iowa Air ServiceWednesday, March 11th, 2020 at 1:47pm
The Pink Ladies are ready for NBAA #S&D2020 Day 2! Stop and see us at Booth 932!
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Central Iowa Air Service is at Charlotte Convention Center.Tuesday, March 10th, 2020 at 8:46pm
We are ready for Schedulers and Dispatchers 2020! Stop by Booth #932 for a chance to WIN a Bose Soundlink speaker! @ Charlotte Convention Center
North Iowa Air Service
North Iowa Air ServiceSaturday, April 4th, 2020 at 9:25pm
Congratulations Maddie Brown on passing her check ride today! Thank you for flying with us Maddie!!
North Iowa Air Service
North Iowa Air ServiceWednesday, March 18th, 2020 at 3:25pm
Congratulations to Sean Arthur on his first solo flight yesterday!!! Thank you for flying with us Sean!
North Iowa Air Service
North Iowa Air ServiceTuesday, March 17th, 2020 at 6:05pm
ANNOUNCEMENT: Effective Wednesday, March 18th, North Iowa Air Service's hours will be 7 am - 5 pm each day. Please make sure you are getting any fuel requests / orders in to us as soon as possible.

As we move forward in these uncharted waters, we will adjust our hours and staffing as necessary.

Please call us at 641-424-9366 if you have any questions. Thank you for your understanding and support!