Vinland Aerodrome, Inc.

aka Vinland Valley Aerodrome

696 East 1700th Road

Baldwin City, Kansas 66006



Airport Identifier: K64



Our 1979 Cessna 152 


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Vinland Aerodrome, Inc.



Vinland Aerodrome, Inc. offers airport services at the Vinland Valley Aerodrome (K64), a small airport located in historic Vinland, Kansas 10 miles south of Lawrence and 30 miles west of Kansas City.


Also located in Vinland is McFarlane Aviation Products, a manufacturer and distributor of quality FAA-PMA replacement aircraft parts.


Learn to Fly Here!

Vinland Aerodrome is a quaint country airport with a turf runway, very little traffic, and no control tower. It is ideal for the first time student. Learn to fly one step at a time. Learn the traffic pattern and how to communicate with local traffic without all the stress of a busy city airport. It is our goal to keep the cost of flying as low as possible while maintaining a safe operating environment.


Our Cessna 152 is the cleanest and most well maintained aircraft around. This efficient two seater is the perfect trainer! Low prices and student financing options makes this an unbeatable package deal. Intro flights and gift certificates available - please email details or call 800.544.8594 for gift certificates.


Our instructors offer flexible scheduling and the airplane can be conveniently scheduled online.



Flying Drones near the airfield:

It is okay to fly drones if you are over a mile away from K64 and maintain less than 400 feet. For more information on drone flying, regulations and registration visit the FAA website.


New Ignition System

The 152 has been upgraded with a new electronic ignition system that improves performance while giving better fuel economy and smoother engine performance. Pilots, please become familiar with the new system before flying. The new start procedures are outlined in the checklist.


New Propeller

The 152 now has a new Sensenich propeller that improves performance and allows higher RPM and horsepower.



Airport Services:

Business hours are Monday through Thursday 7:30 am to 5:30 pm and Friday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm. Please note that cell phone reception is sometimes poor or unavailable at the airport.


Airplane Rental Information:

Getting Started:

  1. Register to use our online flight scheduling service. Your account will be activated after all rental forms are completed and returned to us.
  2. Call or email an instructor (see the list of approved instructors below) to schedule a check flight or first lesson.
  3. Read, understand, and sign the Aircraft Rental Rules and Regulations.
  4. Fill out and sign a Renter Information Form.
  5. Read, and sign the Aircraft Rental Release Form.
  6. Return the Aircraft Rental Release Form, Renter Information Form, and the signature page of the Aircraft Rental Rules and Regulations to Vinland Aerodrome. You may either drop them off at the office, give them to the instructor before your check ride, or mail them to:  
         Vinland Aerodrome, Inc.
         696 E 1700 Road
         Baldwin City, Kansas 66006
  7. After your successful check ride, you may schedule a flight at any time using our online flight scheduling service. The code for Vinland Aerodrome is 103197. This code is to be used when creating a new user account for the purpose of reserving the rental aircraft.



Instructor Rates:

Contact individual instructors for current hourly rates and payment methods.


Cessna 152 Rental Rates:

  • $109.00 per hour
  • $1065.00 for prepaid 10 hour block
  • $4200.00 for prepaid 40 hour block 
  • Plus 7.75% Sales Tax


Refunds on block time: To help accommodate the unexpected, refunds will be given after subtracting the used block time at the regular rate and if paid by credit card, the fees of 2.7%.



We accept MasterCard, Visa, and Discover. Your flight time will be billed to your credit card at the end of each month and a statement will be sent to you in the mail. Alternatively, you can prepay for block time using cash, credit or check. Gift Certificates are available for intro flights, rides or block time.


Instructors fees will be paid to the instructor after each lesson (unless other arrangements are made).


For financing plan and application, go to To find quotes on Aircraft Renters Insurance, go to


Currency Checkride Requirement:

All private pilots (or higher rating) must have logged 3 hours in the same make and model aircraft within the last 90 days or a checkout is required by a flight instructor. 



An airplane may be scheduled using our online scheduling service after registering (see the Aircraft Rental Rules and Regulations for scheduling rules).



Fuel is included in the rental rate (see the Aircraft Rental Rules and Regulations for more details).


Cessna 152:


Flight Log:

Kept in the aircraft



Aircraft Rental Information



Avemco Insurance Company has coverages designed especially for flying rented aircraft or if you need insurance on your aircraft or one you are planning to purchase. Visit Avemco to learn more, submit a quote request or buy online.


Emergency Contacts:

  • Dave or Phylis McFarlane
    785.248.3833 or 785.550.0097
  • Emergency Plan


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Last updated: 10/4/2023