Saudi Aviation Flight Academy (SAFA) is a GACAR Part 141 approved pilot training academy with a purpose-built campus on approximately 50,000 square meters at the Thumamah Airfield, ideally located 28 km northeast of King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
SAFA offers a hybrid mix of technically advanced training aircraft and simulation ensuring our students enjoy the most cost effective, high quality training available today.
The range of pilot training courses offered at SAFA include a Private Pilot, Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot, Jet Transition, Upset Recovery (UPRT), Flight Review and License Conversion Courses. SAFA also offers a Discovery Flight which is a perfect opportunity to experience flying in a state-of-the-art, technologically advanced aircraft with a certified flight instructor. All SAFA curricula are approved by the Kingdom’s Aviation Authority and will include the training required to take students from zero experience to possessing the skills and credentials necessary to become a professional and successful pilot.