Our customers are responsible for transportation to/from the training center. We strongly suggest that you rent a vehicle for the length of your stay, or stay in a hotel that offers shuttle service to and from the hotel. These are identified in our hotel listing.
Our customers are responsible for making their hotel reservations. Please see our hotel listing below. Addresses and phone numbers are provided.
Casual attire is acceptable. Customers may wear flight suits (if taking pilot training), jeans, or other comfortable pants. Sandals or other types of open-shoes for flight training or maintenance training are not permitted due to safety regulations.
MDHI supports the philosophy of "Train like you fly and fly like you train." Therefore we recommend training in the same gear in which you fly, including such items as flight suits, helmets, and boots.
Smoking is not permitted in any of the buildings at our facility. Smoking also is not permitted on the ramp areas near the aircraft. Please ask the instructors or any of the training staff for location of the smoking areas outside the building.
There are many restaurants and fast food choices within a 2-mile radius of the training center. A local map and listing of these locations are available in the customer break area. A refrigerator, microwave oven, and snack machines are available in the break area for customers who bring their own meals.
MDHI participates in the USAIG - sponsored Safety Bucks program. For additional information on how to qualify, as well as the advantages of the program, go to http://www.usau.com/usau.nsf/Doc
There are many choices for accommodations within a short distance of MDHI. Please see the list provided.
Rental cars and shuttle buses are available at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. A credit card is required for all rentals. International customers should obtain an international driver's license prior to arrival if planning on driving in the U.S. All transportation is the responsibility of the customer.
Hyatt Place Phoenix/Mesa
1422 West Bass Pro Drive
Mesa, AZ 85201,
Phone: 480 969 8200
Fax: 480 610 8300
*Hyatt Place Phoenix/Mesa now has a van and we can transport your trainees and groups between MD Helicopters and the hotel on a complimentary basis. We can also do scheduled airport pickups and drop-offs. *Hyatt has negotiated a special MD Helicopter rate. Must mention you are with MD Helicopters Customer Training to receive discount.
Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa
1011 W.Holmes Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85210
(480) 833-5555 or (800) 445-8667
One Click reservation link-will take you directly to the MD Helicopter rate!
The Hilton offers all MD Helicopters guests: *Complimentary shuttle service to/from the hotel and MD Helicopters. *Complimentary in room and wireless internet, a $9.95 per day SAVINGS! *Complimentary FULL HOT Breakfast Buffet, a $13.95 per day VALUE! *Complimentary Executive Club privileges’ with morning continental breakfast and evening heavy appetizers and FREE beer, wine, cocktails and soft drinks. *18 hour per day room service. *Full service Zuni Grill restaurant and Atrium Bar *State of the art fitness center with Precor fitness machines, free weights, exercise balls and stretching station, heated outdoor pool, and spa. * Executive golf course adjacent to hotel. Minutes from Fiesta Mall. Hilton has negotiated a special MD Helicopters rate. You must mention you are with MD Helicopters Customer Training to receive discount.
Phoenix Marriott Mesa Hotel & Convention Center
200 North Centennial Way
Mesa, Arizona 85201
Fax (480) 964-9279
The Phoenix Marriott Mesa offers MD Helicopter travelers great rates, amazing amenities and wonderful Marriott hospitality. We will provide complimentary transportation to and from MD Helicopters. Each traveler will receive complimentary breakfast and complimentary WIFI. We are the closest full service hotel to MD Helicopters and only 12 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Our newly-renovated hotel offers a full service Café Azul restaurant, room service, new fitness center, lobby Starbucks bar and simple café and an amazing pool and spa area. Don’t forget about the amazing Marriott Rewards points!
**Please mention MD Helicopter to receive the special rate or follow this link to book online: Phoenix Marriott Mesa reservation link for MD Helicopters
*Don’t forget to mention you are with MD Helicopters to receive a possible negotiated rate Studios, one, & two bedroom suites. All rooms with fully equipped kitchens and complimentary high speed Internet access. Complimentary breakfast every morning & complimentary dinner buffet Monday through Thursday. Heated pool, spa, exercise room, & sport court. Minutes from Fiesta Mall.
La Quinta Inn Superstition Springs*
6530 East Superstition Springs Blvd.
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 654-1970 or (800) 687-6667
Located 8 miles from MD Helicopters and within walking distance to multiple dining options as well as the Superstition Springs Mall. MD Helicopter guests receive complimentary shuttle to and from training each day, free continental breakfast and high speed in room internet. Must mention MD Helicopters when booking by telephone to get the special rate. Fully equipped fitness room, pool and Jacuzzi.
Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown
651 E. Main Street
Mesa, AZ, 85203
Phone: (480) 621-6375
Fax: (480) 621-7132
The new Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown Mesa offers all MD Helicopters guests the following COMPLIMENTARY: Full-Continental breakfast, in room and wireless internet, 24-hour business center that includes faxing and copying, brown bag lunch to go daily, refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers, hair dryers, irons, & ironing boards in each room, USA Today, 100% non-smoking, heated outdoor pool & jacuzzi, and interior cooridors. We are located 14.5 miles from Sky Harbor Airport (20 minutes), 16 miles from Mesa/Gateway Airport (23 minutes), and 8.35 miles from MD-Helicopters training facility (13 minutes). *Mention MD Helicopters when making reservations. (King bed or 2 Queen Beds) *$85.99 Rate ANYTIME! (King Suite)
Westgate Painted Mountain Country Club
6302 East McKellips Road
Mesa, AZ 85215
Phone: (480) 654-3611
Quality Inn & Suites Mesa
1410 South Country Club Drive
Mesa, AZ 85210
Phone: 480 964 2897
Fax: 480 833 0536
Special rate ID just for MD Helicopter. One Click reservation link-will take you directly to the MD Helicopter rate! Qualityinn.com
The Quality Inn & Suites Mesa hotel is ideally located with easy access to many local points of interest in Mesa and the metropolitan Phoenix area. Our central location also gives easy access to all major freeways and valley airports. Business travelers will appreciate additional conveniences like access to copy and fax services and in-room work spaces. All spacious guest rooms come equipped as suites with refrigerators, hair dryers, coffee makers, irons and ironing boards. Each room has a microwave and sofa sleeper. Non-smoking rooms are available as well as smoking rooms and pet friendly rooms. Laundry facilities, valet cleaning services and ample parking are all provided on the premises for added guest convenience. *Free breakfast each morning & WIFI through hotel and meeting space.