Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

Phoenix Flight School At Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (IWA)

ATP's Phoenix-Mesa training center is approximately 19,000 sq. feet, including — 10,000 feet of maintenance facility and almost 9,000 sq. feet of interior space. Situated on approximately 2 1/2 acres of land with ramp access, the facility features a dedicated ramp area for ATP aircraft. Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is located 17 miles SE of Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and is under a 5,000 foot shelf of Class Bravo airspace. Jet and GA traffic may operate from all three parallel runways simultaneously.

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Flight Training Programs Offered


Aircraft & Simulators at This Location

ATP Flight School owns one of the largest training fleets, consisting of 416 professionally maintained Piper Archers, Seminoles, and Cessna 172s. Learn about ATP's entire fleet »



Mesa Airport Shuttle – .1 mile
(480) 860-6060
Enterprise Rent-A-Car – .1 mile
(480) 988-7408
National Car Rental – .1 mile
(888) 826-6890
Alamo Rent-A-Car – .1 mile
(888) 826-6893


ATP has arranged discounted rates for students at participating Extended Stay Hotels. Visit and enter the company code "ATP" when booking.

Four Points By Sheraton – 1.4 mi.
6850 E. Williams Field Rd., Mesa, AZ – (480) 579-2100
Free shuttle anywhere within 5 mile radius.
SPECIAL ATP RATE Hampton Inn & Suites – 5.5 mi.
3265 South Market Street, Gilbert, Arizona, 85297 – (480) 543-1500
Complimentary shuttle to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. Book online to receive ATP's corporate rate.
La Quinta – 5.5 mi.
6530 E Superstition Springs Blvd – (480) 654-1970
SPECIAL ATP RATE Country Inns & Suites – 6.4 mi.
6550 E Superstition Springs Blvd – (480) 641-8000
Special ATP Rate: $89-$139 per night. Ask for the "ATP Flight School Rate".
SPECIAL ATP RATE Hampton Inn & Suites Phoenix - Gilbert – 8.0 mi.
3265 S Market St, Gilbert, AZ 85297 – (480) 543-1500
Special ATP Rate: $75-$129 per night. Ask for the "ATP Flight Rate".

ATP Housing for Career Pilot Students

ATP offers a convenient housing option. Depending on availability, you can request a shared (double occupancy) or private (single occupancy) bedroom in an upscale, furnished apartment with WiFi and all utilities included. (Phone service is not provided.) Well-equipped business center facilities and recreation facilities are available at all ATP apartments. With no lease obligation, this option is perfect for students in the Airline Career Pilot Program.


Area Attractions & Distance from Student Housing

ATP’s housing is located in the East Valley. The surrounding neighborhoods offer recreational attractions, department stores and a great selection of restaurants. Mileage amounts are not exact, please check google maps for exact mileage and directions.


  • Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport (PHX) – 6 miles
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) – 22 miles


  • Superstition Springs Golf Club – .7 miles
  • Desert Sands Golf Course – 2 miles
  • Toka Sticks Golf Course – 6 miles


  • Lost Dutchman State Park—At the Superstition Mountain – 16 miles
  • Salt River Hiking, Tubing and Horse Back Riding – 20 miles


  • Fry's Food – .5 mile
  • Walmart Supercenter – 1 mile

Movie Theaters

  • Harkins Theaters – .6 mile


  • Chipotle – .3 mile
  • PF Chang's China Bistro – .3 mile
  • BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse – .3 mile
  • Old Chicago – .5 mile


  • Superstition Springs Mall – 1 mile

Contact Information

All flight training program information, scheduling, and pre-arrival preparation help is available from ATP Scheduling at 904-595-7950.

If you are interested in the Airline Career Pilot Program, the best way to experience training at ATP and learn about our facilities is to schedule an Introductory Training Flight.

Our instructors’ schedule demands at this flight training center prevent us from accepting walk-in visitors. If you need to speak with one of our local CFIs, please call 904-595-7950 and we will help you make an appointment.

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