FBO Services

In addition to being Des Moines’ only local private jet charter fleet, Exec 1 Aviation provides a full range of fueling and line services, ground transportation, catering, hangar and ramp space rental as well as aircraft management, maintenance and flight instruction. Customer satisfaction remains our primary goal in everything we do, and we look forward to serving you!

FBO Services

  • Courtesy vehicle available for crew
  • Rental Car Request available for passengers and crew
  • Catering
  • On-site maintenance for piston, turbine, and jet aircraft
  • Heated Hangars available and extensive ramp space
  • Type 1 De-ice capabilities
  • Terminal and flight planning area
  • Quick-turn specialists
  • Jet A (pre-mixed w/Prist) and 100LL fuel

Hours of Service:

  • $250 from 10:00 PM to Midnight
  • $350 from Midnight to 4:00 AM
  • $250 from 4:00 AM to 6:00 AM
  • Rates may vary by aircraft type and on weekends/holidays

Aircraft Sales & Management

Interested in learning about jet purchasing options, need some guidance related to a potential purchase, or own a jet and looking for management? Reach out to:

Flight Instruction

The freedom of flight can be yours by becoming an FAA licensed pilot. We are the Des Moines area’s busiest and best flight school. As a Flight Training Center, we train students in well-maintained Cessna Skyhawks using proven curriculum.

Our well-educated professional staff of instructors will guide you on the path to becoming a pilot. With on-site facilities for ground instruction and a full-time staff of instructors, we can help you to achieve your goals in an efficient timeframe.

Call our FBO for more information or to schedule a lesson: 515.965.1020
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Skyhawk Rental

Call our FBO for more information or to make a reservation at 515.965.1020


Exec 1 Aviation is a Certified FAA Repair Station ( X1AR676H ) servicing all makes of piston, turbine and limited jet aircraft. Choose us as your one stop maintenance facility for all your needs.

Our five experienced mechanics, including two IAs, are here and ready to help you with all your scheduled or unscheduled aircraft maintenance. Our mechanics have extensive experience on Beech, Cessna, Piper, Mooney and other airframes including Light Sport, Experimental and Vintage. We perform routine inspections, AD and STC modifications and component repair.

Our mechanics have the knowledge and experience to solve your aircraft issues quickly and to your satisfaction.

To contact our Maintenance Department, reach out to:

  • Dan Stull, Shop Manager
  • Email: DanStull@Exec1Aviation.com
  • Mobile: 515.447.2339
  • Office Direct: 515.505.1050
Dashjet Private Jet

The Exec 1 Aviation Card

Our jet card program is built around ease of use, with no hidden fees. As a member you have guaranteed private jet availability on non-peak travel days, with every flight customized to your specifications. From aircraft to onboard amenities, your Exec 1 Aviation JetCard is customized for you, for your individual needs and requirements.