About Us

Welcome to Lunken Flight Training Center!

LFTC has been Cincinnati’s choice for flight training since 2006.  Located at Cincinnati’s historic Lunken Airport, we are convenient to everyone in Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and Southeast Indiana. LFTC’s products and services include:
  • Primary and advanced flight instruction
  • Aircraft rental to the already certificated pilot
  • On-site flight simulator
  • Enhanced learning workshops and seminars
  • Gift Certificates
  • Aircraft management services
  • Shared ownership opportunities

Find Us

Lunken Flight Training Center
4500 Airport Road
Cincinnati Ohio, 45226
View Map & Directions
Phone: (513) 321-3211
Fax: (513) 321-2300
By Air: After landing at KLUK , request parking at “Hangar 2”. Lunken Flight Training Center is located on the southwest side of the airport adjacent to taxiway Charlie.
Hours of Operation:
  • Office Hours: Monday through Sunday 8am to 6pm (No office hours on major holidays and other select dates associated with holidays)
  • Flight Instruction and Aircraft Rental:  7 days a week, around the clock with prior appointment.
Take an online tour of our facilities.

Ownership & Management

Jay Schmalfuss

Jay Schmalfuss


Rick Miller

Chief Flight Instructor

Larry Grin

Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilot (CSIP)

Shooby Herrmann

Manager of Operations

Natalie Motzko

Business Coordinator