Flight Services

Rates Effective July 1, 2019

To schedule use of the Clemson University Airplane, contact:

  • James M. Allison Jr., Director of Aviation/Chief Pilot
    P.O. Box 31 Clemson, SC 29633
    Mobile Phone: 864-508-0905
    Office Phone: 864-656-4708
    Email: jma@clemson.edu
  • Dan Arblaster, Citation/King Air Captain
    P.O. Box 31 Clemson, SC 29633
    Mobile Phone: 864-630-1389
    Office Phone: 864-656-4708
    Email: darblas@clemson.edu
  • Jason Williams, Citation/King Air Captain
    P.O. Box 31 Clemson, SC 29633
    Mobile Phone: 864 280-1599
    Office Phone: 864-656-4708
    Email: jwilli9@clemson.edu
  • Kevin Chapman, Citation/King Air Captain
    P.O. Box 31 Clemson, SC 29633
    Mobile Phone: 864 309-2526
    Office Phone: 864-656-4708
    Email: kchapm2@clemson.edu
  • Michael Harris, Citation Captain
    P.O. Box 31 Clemson, SC 29633
    Mobile Phone: 864 313-0744
    Office Phone: 864-656-4708
    Email: meh8@clemson.edu

Airplane Information:

Citation CJ3 Jet

  • Seats 8 passengers and 2 pilots
  • Pressurized cabin
  • Speed - 415 knots (480 mph)
  • Based at Clemson University hangar at Oconee County Airport
  • Flight Rates: $3100 per flight hour

Beechcraft King Air C90B Twin Engine Turbo Prop

  • Seats 6 passengers and 2 pilots
  • Pressurized cabin
  • Speed – 230 knots (270 mph)
  • Based at Clemson University hangar at Oconee County Airport
  • Flight Rates: $2,800 per flight hour


Additional Fees:
Overnight fee = $400/night
Distance fee = $240/flight if the following conditions are met:
          1) The flight is less than 1 hour in duration, AND
          2) The King Air was available at the time of booking, but the traveler chose to take the CJ3.


Reason for Policy: To establish guidelines for use of Clemson University’s airplane