Castle Aviation
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded1984 (as Air Medical Transport Inc.) - 1986 as Castle Aviation
Focus cities
Fleet size15
HeadquartersNorth Canton, Ohio, United States
Key people
  • Michael Grossmann - Founder, Owner, CEO
  • David Combs - President
  • David Scheufler - Vice President and Director Of Maintenance
  • Dennis Telles III - Director of Operations
  • Michael Looby - Chief Pilot
  • Andrea Vierheller - Director of Administration
Employees~ 70

Castle Aviation is a cargo airline and private passenger airline based in North Canton, Ohio, United States. It offers charter cargo and private passenger services, but primarily provides priority freight service for the Canadian parcel post service Purolator. Its only base is the Akron–Canton Airport.[1]


The airline was established and started operations in January 1986. In April 2004 it started operating the first freight version of the Saab 340A aircraft.[2]


The Castle Aviation fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of October 2023):

Aircraft In Service Orders Notes
208B Super Cargomaster 7 0 Freighter configuration
Piper Aerostar 4 0 Passenger configuration
Saab 340B 3 0 Freighter configuration
Hawker 400 1 0 Passenger configuration

Previously operated

Aircraft In fleet
Saab 340A 1
Piper Cheyenne II 1
Swearingen Merlin 2
Piper Meridian 1

Accidents / Incidents


  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 62.
  2. ^ "Castle Air History". Archived from the original on 2012-04-02. Retrieved 2011-09-16.
  3. ^ Glavin, Kirsten (December 11, 2021). "Pilot, 23, Killed in Plane Crash Overnight in Bedford, NH". NBC Boston. Retrieved December 11, 2021.
  4. ^ "Cessna C208 Caravan, Castle Aviation "Castle": Incident occurred February 10, 2016 at Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (KCLE), Ohio". Retrieved 2023-10-15.
  5. ^ "Crash of a Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster in Columbus: 2 killed | Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Archives". Retrieved 2023-10-15.
  6. ^ "NTSB Report NYC99LA005" (PDF). Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Archives.