CAA Student Life

Local Amenities & Pilot Life at CAA

Classic Air Amenities

We’ve taken care of all the details so that you can concentrate on your flight training. Come fly with us!

  • Affordable Programs
  • Accepting National and International Students

  • Private to Professional Flight Certifications

  • Fast-Track Flight Programs
  • One on One Learning Environment

  • Flexibility Around Students Schedule

Local Attractions

From spectacular hiking trails to cliff-ringed lakes, Phoenix offers fantastic places to explore

Arizona's Grand Canyon skywalk
Grand Canyon Skywalk

Enjoy breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon from a horseshoe-shaped steel frame with a glass floor and sides. The Grand Canyon Skywalk sits about 70 feet from the canyon rim.

Slide Rock State Park in Arizona
Slide Rock State Park

Located at the mouth of Oak Creek Canyon and a great destination for summertime. This park has a natural waterslide and features one of America’s ten best swimming holes.

Superstition Mountains of Mesa, Arizona
Superstition Mountains

The Superstition Mountains are the largest mountain range surrounding Phoenix and are located near Mesa. The mountains rise steeply to a high point of 5,024 feet with jagged volcanic peaks.

Sajuaro Lake in Arizona state
Saguaro Lake

Saguaro Lake boasts 22 miles of shoreline with many saguaro cactus and is located 27 miles north of Mesa. If you’re looking for a more secluded area, try the east end.

Arizona state's Roosevelt Lake
Roosevelt Lake

Roosevelt Lake is Arizona’s third largest lake with 128 miles of shoreline. It’s a little further than Canyon Lake at about 50 miles north from Apache Junction.

Lake Pleasant in Arizona
Lake Pleasant

l0,000 acres of water surface with 116 miles of shoreline. This large lake is located 35 miles from downtown Phoenix and offers boats and jet skis for rent.

Arizona Salt River tubing
Salt River Tubing

Located just 14 miles north of Apache Junction, the Salt River is open for river tubing from May to September.

Camelback Mountain for hiking in Phoenix
Camelback Mountain

With an elevation of over 2,700 feet, Camelback Mountain is a popular destination for local hikers.

World-renowned Phoenix Zoo in AZ
Phoenix Zoo

Located just north of the heart of Tempe, the Phoenix Zoo is the nation’s largest non-profit, privately-owned zoo.

Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, AZ
Pima Air and Space Museum

This Tucson destination is one of the largest aerospace museums in the world. Pima Air showcases nearly three-hundred aircraft over 80 acres of land.

Canyon Lake near Mesa, AZ
Canyon Lake

Just 15 miles from East Mesa and Apache Junction, the dam-formed Canyon Lake offers beautiful views and a marina with boats and kayaks for rent.

Phoenix AZ golf course clubs
Local Golf Courses

The Phoenix Valley features some of the best rated golf courses and clubs in the country, from The Estancia Club of Scottsdale to others in the East Valley.

Hotel Partners

Take advantage of preferred rates at nearby hotels provided exclusively by Classic Air Aviation.

Residence Inn by Marriott®

3021 E Banner Gateway Dr
Gilbert, Arizona 85234
Phone: 480-699-4450
Fax: 480-699-4453

Please note that all accommodations are non-smoking. Call 1-888-236-2427 and ask for the Classic Air Aviation, LLC rate or use the online reservation code, M72, to book your stay online.

  • Complimentary hot breakfast buffet, daily housekeeping, grocery delivery service, high speed wired and wireless internet access.

  • Fully equipped kitchens with refrigerator, microwave, cooktop, dishwasher and coffee maker.

  • Complimentary Shuttle within a 5 mile radius and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.

  • Room rates are per room per night and subject to taxes.

Jan – Mar Apr – May Jun – Sep Oct – Dec
1-4 Nights  $149  $129  $115  $139
5-29 Nights  $139  $119  $99  $119
30+ Nights  $129  $109  $189  $109

Arizona Golf Resort, Hotel Spa & Conference Center

425 South Power Road
Mesa, AZ 85206
Phone: 480-832-3202
Fax: 480-981-0151

Please note that all resort accommodations are non-smoking. Reservations can be made at (480) 832-3202; Ask for the Classic Air Aviation, LLC Rate

  • Preferred rates include the daily $12 Resort Fee per guest room will be waived. Discounted Golf rates are available.

  • Shuttle service to the hotel may be included based on availability.

  • All Rates include access to all hotel amenities and services such as free in-room internet, use of pools and whirlpools, restaurants, and golf at the hotel guest preferred rates.

  • Guests enjoy daily house keeping services from our staff. (For Extended stay Guests, full housekeeping services are given once per week). Please note that all resorts accommodations are non-smoking.

  • Room rates are per room per night and subject to taxes.

Daily Rates
Jan 1st – Jan 31th  $99
Feb 1st – Mar  $139
Apr 1st – Apr 30th  $99
May 1st – Aug 31th  $79
Sep 1 – Dec 31th  $89

Enterprise Rental Cars

4915 E McKellips
Mesa, AZ 85215
Phone: 480-654-0155
Fax: 480-654-0155

To Schedule, Contact Erin Craig:
Phone: 480-654-0155

Enterprise rental cars for AZ flight students



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