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Redefining the Aviation Industry

Trusted aviation services at Safford Regional Airport.

Ponderosa Aviation

Ponderosa Aviation stands as the most reliable and experienced aviation service center, with experience spanning over 40 years. We are an aviation business that is changing the landscape of air business by bringing high standards of customer service and prompt services for any medical emergency or natural calamities.

Who We Are

Ponderosa Aviation has been in business since 1978.  We provide air attack services for both the Department of Interior and US Forest Service.  We take their personnel up so they can monitor wild land fires and direct fire suppression activities from the air.  We also provide air ambulance serving southeast Arizona.  Ponderosa Aviation is also the director of the FBO at the Safford Regional Airport.  We have self and full service fuel, a pilots lounge, snack bar, and offer a courtesy car so pilots can drive into town.  Along with all that, we have a full service maintenance department and avionics shop.  

Ponderosa Aviation


As a full-service aviation company in Safford, Arizona, we offer a wide range of maintenance and cleaning services. We partner with the best companies to provide customers with reliable airplane parts and avionics equipment.  Give us a call to set an appointment with our maintenance department and avionics shop.

Air Ambulance

An emergency can strike at any hour. With our air ambulance services, we respond to the call of duty with state of the art emergency transportation airplanes. Our air ambulances are equipped with life sustaining equipment to ensure that we do not just rush a person to a medical healthcare center, but assist in saving and sustaining lives while in flight.

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