Tips, Trips, and Opinions
This section of information offers opinions, tips, and trips from members of AOPA's International Alliance, which is a group of international service providers, some of whom are very familiar with operations in Canada and who can share their information here.
This content reflects the opinions of the providers, including occasional operational tips and experiences. Some of the perspectives expressed here may not reflect AOPA's position, but they bring a valuable viewpoint members should be aware of when traveling internationally. Questions or concerns should be directed to the information providers, whose names are hyperlinked below for easy access.
Tips (and Updates)
The steps to flying to and from Canada by private aircraft are summarized in a checklist developed by the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association.
Visit COPA’s Places to Fly where you can select an area of Canada by province and then select airports for information on airport services, accommodations and attractions nearby.
President and CEO
Canadian Owners and Pilots Association
71 Bank St, 7th floor
Ottawa, ON K1P 5N2
Ph 613-236-4901 X102
These are upcoming private aviation trips to Canada sponsored or escorted by an international service provider.
Opinions and Experiences
These are solely the opinions or experiences of the ones to whom they are attributed. Occasionally, you may see conflicting opinions or differing experiences.
Member List: AOPA's International Alliance
Air Journey: Escorted flying journeys to destinations around the world. Travel in a small group on a pre-arranged itinerary, or customize a trip.
Bahamas Aviator: Bahamas flying and resort information for private pilots.
Bahamas and Caribbean Pilots Guide: Publish guide books for pilots: The 2014 Bahamas Pilot's Guide and 2014 Caribbean Pilot's Guide.
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism. The official travel site of the Islands of the Bahamas.
Baja Bush Pilots: A membership organization providing information, resources, and escorted flights for private pilots in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.
Canadian Owners and Pilots Association: A membership organization that protects personal aviation and promotes it as a valued, integral and sustainable part of the Canadian Community.
Caribbean Sky Tours: A membership association providing information, resources, and escorted flights to Mexico, Central America, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean.
Pilot Getaways: Pilot Getaways is the bimonthly travel magazine for pilots and their families, focusing on fun flying to destinations from backcountry strips to exclusive fly-in resorts.