Phoenix Air is headquartered at the Cartersville-Bartow County Airport (KVPC) located approximately 35-miles northwest of Atlanta, GA. Phoenix Air is a unique, international aircraft services company which offers solutions to a wide variety of air transportation and related service needs of industry and government.

Phoenix Air

Phoenix Air is an FAA-certificated Part 135 company with worldwide operating authority, providing passenger services, worldwide air ambulance services and high priority air cargo services– including the transport of explosives and most other dangerous goods. Phoenix Air’s military contracting division is the world’s leading provider of contracted airborne electronic warfare and weapons training/testing services for clients such as U.S. Department of Defense, NATO and various other foreign militaries and governments.

What sets Phoenix Air apart from other air charter companies is its scope, versatility and professionalism. Phoenix Air is not just an air charter company, it’s a company with over 30 years of tradition of finding solutions to client needs. These solutions include, but are not limited to:

  • Air Charter
  • Air Ambulance
  • High Priority Air Cargo
  • Airframe Modifications
  • Specialized Military Training
  • Flight School
  • Fixed Base Operator (FBO)

Phoenix Air was founded in Atlanta, Georgia in the late 1970’s by Atlanta native Mark Thompson. Starting as a small local charter company operating two vintage Beech 18’s primarily transporting automotive parts to assembly plants around the country, Phoenix Air today has grown to a multi-faceted air charter company with global capabilities. The company name “Phoenix Air” was derived from the mythological bird of ancient Greek lore “The Phoenix” which is part of the official Great Seal of the City of Atlanta.

Phoenix Air moved its administrative headquarters and heavy maintenance facilities from the Atlanta area to Cartersville, Georgia (40 miles north of Atlanta) in 1985, where today it leases 85% of the Cartersville-Bartow County Airport (KVPC). It is here that Phoenix Air has its high-security facilities, maintenance, dispatch operations and headquarters staff.

All “heavy” aircraft maintenance and aircraft modifications are also performed in Cartersville. In addition to Cartersville, Phoenix Air also has offices, aircraft and staff in several states and around the world where company aircraft and personnel are supporting various long-term contracts.