Charles City Aeronautics, Inc. d/b/a North Iowa Air Service in Mason City and Charles City, Iowa, is pleased to announce their expansion. Beginning April 1, 2017, they will begin operation as Central Iowa Air Service at the Ames Municipal Airport in Ames, Iowa. Central Iowa Air Service will be offering AV Gas / Jet fuel services; charter operations; flight instruction; aircraft maintenance; aircraft sales, rental and storage, and much more.
“We are tremendously excited to make this expansion into Ames,” said William R. Kyle, President of North Iowa Air Service / Central Iowa Air Service (NIAS / CIAS). “Charles City Aeronautics has been in the aviation business in Iowa since 1957, and we look forward to bringing our experience and enthusiasm to the Ames market.”
“The Ames community has a long and rich history of aviation, and we are looking forward to expanding upon that history” said Todd Kyle, NIAS / CIAS Vice President and Director of Operations. “We are putting together a team for Ames whose first priority will be customer service and satisfaction.”
Leading the Ames team will be Nicole Kyle, Ames Operations Manager and Director of Marketing for NIAS / CIAS. CIAS will also be hiring a full-time office manager; a full-time Aircraft & Powerplant mechanic; a full-time flight instructor; 2 full-time line service people and 4 part-time line service people.
“As an Iowa State alum and former Ames resident, I am looking forward to coming home to Ames,” said Nicole Kyle. “Joining my family’s business and opening this new operation is something I am very proud to do, and I look forward to serving the Ames community.”
CIAS will have a Piper Archer and Piper Warrior for trainer / rental aircraft and a Piper Navajofor charter services. In addition, CIAS customers can also access all NIAS aircraft, including a Piper Comanche, Piper Cherokees, Piper Aztec, Piper Cheyennes and a Bombardier Lear 45.
CIAS will be operating out of the airport terminal at 2501 Airport Drive beginning April 1. For more information, please contact Central Iowa Air Service at 515-292-9056 or firstname.lastname@example.org.