Airport Organizations

CARES (Civil Air Rescue Emergency Service) Niagara is located at the airport. CARES is a member organization of CASARA (Civil Air Search and Rescue Association). CARES is a volunteer organization whose mandate is to promote aviation safety and to assist the Canadian Armed Forces in their search and rescue mandate. CARES members routinely participate in exercises with our military as well as on actual searches. Training runs weekly from September to June. The motto of CASARA is simply… “That others may live”. Check us out at www.caresniagara.ca


St. Catharines Flying Club
One of the oldest flying clubs in North America, founded in 1928.
"Making dreams of flight come true since 1928"


The RAA Niagara (Chapter 4910) meets at 1930 hours on the second Monday of every month from September through to June in CASARA building at the Niagara District Airport and at the Welland Airport in July and August.