About Us


Because we use a lighter aircraft, it is 60% more cost-effective than traditional aircraft charter. We can fly you to thousands of destinations, many of which are not served by commercial airlines or cannot accommodate charter jets.

Who Are We

American Winds is an FAA Part 135 approved (Air Carrier Certificate #AYKA724K) private air charter company in Northeast Ohio. We are based at KAKR Akron-Fulton Airport in Akron, Ohio.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide you with an alternative to commercial flight by offering you the flexibility convenience and cost savings that are not always possible with commercial airlines.

What We Do

We specialize in serving small to medium sized companies and individuals who want to avoid congested airports and wasting time waiting for airport check-in, security, connecting flights and baggage claim.

Our history

American Winds Charter was founded by our President & Chief Pilot Denise Hobart. Denise has been in aviation for more than 25 years, as a Commercial Airline Pilot, a Corporate Pilot, and an instructor with thousands of hours of experience training students. She is a nationally and regionally recognized business owner of an FAA approved Part 135 charter (Air Carrier Certificate #AYKA724K) and a flight school. She is a two-time recipient of Master Certified Flight Instructor accreditation from the National Association of Flight Instructors and an FAA Gold 5eal lnstructor.

Why choose us?

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