Facility Information

Airbus Helicopters, Inc. is located on the west side of the Grand Prairie Municipal Airport in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Our facility requires employees and visitors to wear identification badges at all times. All visitors will be issued a temporary identification badge upon entrance to the facility. Customers visiting after regular business hours will be briefed on facility access requirements, prior to arrival.

For your convenience, the Training Center has a break room with complimentary coffee and vending machines with snacks and refreshments. There is no cafeteria on site, but there are many restaurants and fast food stores available within a short driving distance. Lunch breaks are typically scheduled from 11:30 to 13:00 unless otherwise indicated by the instructor. Please refer to your Confirmation of Enrollment for class start and end times. Our staff is available to assist with catering requests or other logistical arrangements.

Students attending the Maintenance Training courses should wear appropriate attire for hands-on workshop training. Dress code is business casual attire. For safety reasons, we ask that customers wear closed-toed shoes, as they will tour the facility and different workshops during the course program. For flight training it is recommended that customers bring a headset/ helmet, and if they prefer a flight suit, knee board, and gloves.

 

Scroll down to view a list of our recommended hotels in the area.

Directions from DFW airport

The Training Center is located in Grand Prairie, Texas, situated between Dallas and Fort Worth. Driving directions from DFW International Airport:

  1. Take the South exit from DFW Airport
  2. Follow signs for TX-360 S/Arlington and merge onto TX-360 S
  3. Take the TX-303 Spur E exit toward Pioneer Pkwy / Arkansas Ln
  4. Turn left onto E Arkansas Ln
  5. Turn right onto Forum Dr
  6. We are located 1/2 mile on the left hand side of the road

Accommodations

*Please note that this list is provided as a courtesy only, and that rates are subject to availability and may not be guaranteed. All transportation is at the discretion of the hotel management and arrangements must be personally made by the attendee. Airbus Helicopters, Inc. is not responsible for making or confirming hotel, airline or car rental reservations, nor liable for any costs incurred.

 

Hotels

Candlewood Suites Arlington
2221 Brookhollow Plaza Dr
Arlington, TX 76006
Phone: 817-649-3336
Fax: 817-649-7774

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Studio Suites

*$53.99 - $83.99

One bedroom Suites

*$83.99 - $113.99

Free transportation to and from Airbus Helicopters, Inc with advance request (Mon-Fri). All Suites have queen beds w/walk-in closets, fully equipped kitchens complete with full size refrigerators, microwaves, dishes and cooking utensils, Flat Screen TV with extended Cable TV. Complimentary Wi-Fi, Local Phone Calls, Washer/Dryers, and Onsite Fitness Center. Within walking distance to ten local restaurants. On seasonal Arlington Trolley to area attractions. Less than 4 miles from Airbus Helicopters, Inc.'s Training Center. IHG Reward Club Program. 8 miles from the DFW Airport.

Direct Booking, either call or email Jolene Panigot at 817-649-3336 ext. 462 or email Jolene.Panigot@ihg.com and ask for the Airbus Helicopters, Inc. Rates. Or use Corporate ID # 100193472 when booking online.

Crowne Plaza Arlington
700 Avenue H East
Arlington, TX 76011
Phone: (817) 394-5000

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*$104.00

The Crowne Plaza is located in less than 4 miles away from Airbus Helicopters, Inc in the heart of Arlington, Texas near Six Flags Over Texas, Hurricane Harbor, AT&T Stadium (Home of the Dallas Cowboys) and Globe Life Park (Home of the Texas Rangers). The hotel creates a relaxing atmosphere with modern and upscale amenities. Relax in our indoor, heated swimming pool and then grab a bite to eat at our restaurant, Equinox Grill & Bar. The hotel also features an onsite Starbucks, Hot Tub, Dry Sauna, Fitness Center, Business Center, and Laundry Facility. Each of our 184 suites come with complimentary Wi-Fi, Mini-Refrigerators, 37" Flat Screen TV's, Coffee Makers as well as an Iron & Ironing Board. The hotel provides complimentary transportation within a three mile radius of the hotel, including Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Come see why the Crowne Plaza Arlington is the ultimate place to relax and unwind in Arlington! Reservations can be made by calling Kim Granado at 817-394-5200 or via email at kgranado@cparlington.com. *Please ask for the $104.00 Airbus Helicopter rate or Corporate ID # 100193472.

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham 
2401 Brookhollow Plaza Dr
Arlington, TX 76006
Phone: 817-640-1188
Fax: 817-649-4720

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*$89.00

Free transportation to and from Airbus Helicopters, Inc. with advance request. All suites have king bed w/ walk-in closet, fully equipped kitchens complete with full size refrigerator, oven & stove, microwave, dishes and cooking utensils, separate living area with 46” flat screen HDTV with extended Cable TV, work desk, sofa sleeper, fireplace, hairdryer, iron/board, patios or balcony. Complimentary Daily hot breakfast buffet and Manager’s Reception served Monday – Thursday from 5PM to 7PM with open bar (mixed drinks, beer and wine) and light dinner. Complimentary: wireless & wired high-speed Internet, local calls. Outdoor pool w/ Jacuzzi, laundry facilities, fitness center, business center and sports court. On seasonal trolley to area attractions, restaurants & shopping. Wyndham Rewards Program.

Direct Booking, email Peggy Kahler at peggy.kahler@pashatexas.com

Hilton Arlington
2401 E. Lamar
Arlington, TX 76006
Phone: 817-640-3322
Fax: 817-652-0243

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*$103.00

*$99.00 for 5+ nights

Complimentary transportation to and from Airbus Helicopters, Inc. & DFW Airport. Guests receive a FULL complimentary hot breakfast buffet and free high-speed Internet. Full service hotel with new restaurant, R Bar and Grill. Complimentary transportation to and from Lincoln Square for wonderful shopping.

Direct Booking, email Angela Vu at angela.vu2@hilton.com and ask for AHI Training (Airbus Helicopters, Inc.) rate. Or use corporate ID code 1360862 when booking online.

Holiday Inn Arlington
1311 Wet N Wild Way
Arlington, TX 76011
Phone: 817-460-2500 ext 543

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*$79.00

Complimentary Transportation to/from Airbus Helicopters, Inc., DFW Airport and Local Area attractions including restaurants, stadiums and shopping. Complimentary Breakfast in Sporting News Bar & Grill. Indoor Heated Pool and Hot Tub, Complimentary High-Speed Internet throughout hotel, Fitness Center with universal machine, free weights, elliptical and treadmills. Microwaves & Refrigerators in all rooms. We speak English and Spanish.
Award winning full-service hotel in Arlington built in 2008. Ask for Sales Coordinator - Cynthia Marcial.
Direct Phone # 817-642-3030 Email: cynthia.marcial@hhmlp.com

Holiday Inn Express Arlington Six Flags
2451 E. Randol Mill Rd.
Arlington, TX 76011
Phone: 817-640-5454
Fax: 817-385-4505

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*$79.00 plus tax

Free transportation to and from DFW Airport, the Airbus Facility and in a five mile radius of the hotel from 7am until 10pm. We are three miles from the Airbus Helicopter Facility and 12 miles from DFW Airport. Free Wi-Fi, Free hot breakfast buffet (sausage, bacon, eggs, fresh fruit, yogurt, pancakes and much more) and Free evening reception Tuesday and Wednesday evening 6:00p-7:30p (free beer, wine and light meal). Exercise facility, business center and coin operated laundry all on site. Microwaves and refrigerators in all rooms, 42” flat screen TVs, Keurigs, iron and ironing boards and Free local calls. To make reservations call Rebecca Diaz 817-640-5454 direct line 817-336-3322 or email me at Email: rebecca@chospitality.com

Home2 Suites by Hilton Dallas Grand Prairie
2123 W I-20
Grand Prairie, TX 75052

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*1-29 nights $109

*30+ nights $99

Beautiful new all-suite hotel opened September 2016. We will provide complimentary transportation to and from Airbus Helicopters and within a 5 mile radius of the hotel. Please schedule all transportation arrangements 24 hours in advance to minimize wait times, 7am-9pm. Kitchenette with full size refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, dishes and utensils, cooktop provided upon request. Each guest room will also feature a living area in addition to the sleeping area. Hot breakfast and WIFI are included. Multiple outdoor spaces including outdoor lounge with fire pit, outdoor swimming pool and 2 gas BBQ grills for our guest’s enjoyment. Onsite gym and laundry facility. Located 3 miles from Airbus Helicopters with 2 malls, 2 grocery stores, 3 movie theaters, and over 40 restaurants within 5 miles. HHonors Hotel Rewards Program.
Ask for the Airbus Rate or email Melissa Byrd at

Email Melissa Byrd at, mbyrd@kriyahotels.com

Homewood Suites by Hilton Dallas-Arlington
2401 East Rd to Six Flags
Arlington, TX 76011
Phone: 817-633-1594
Fax: 817-649-7296

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*$99.00 - $119.00

No Transportation. All suites w/ separate sleeping & Living areas, Sleeper sofa, & Fully equipped kitchen. Separate bedroom features ceiling fan & private bath. Complimentary: Breakfast buffet, “Welcome Home” reception Mon-Thursday with full dinner, beer & wine, HS internet, Heated indoor pool, outdoor sitting area, Local & 800 calls, Voice mail, exercise facility, 24-hour sweet shop, & laundry facilities.

Hyatt Place - Arlington
2380 East Rd to Six Flags
Arlington, TX 76011
Phone: 817-649-7676
Fax: 817-649-7753

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*$79.00 - $89.00

Free Transportation to & from Airbus Helicopters, Inc. & DFW Airport, and local attractions/restaurants within 5 miles of the hotel. Come see our NEWLY Renovated Guest Rooms and Public Areas. 6 miles from training facility. Complimentary Hot Skillet Breakfast. Complimentary WI-FI, Local and 1-800 calls, outdoor pool & workout facility. Available 24/HR Starbucks’s specialty coffee, the new Gallery Menu Fresh 24/7 (prepared when you order), full bar open from 11:00 AM-12:00 AM.

Hyatt Place - Grand Prairie
1542 North Hwy 360
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Phone: 972-988-6800
Fax: 972-988-6822

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*$92.00

Free transportation to and From DFW airport and Airbus Helicopters, Inc. 7am-10pm daily. Suite-style rooms w/ Hyatt grand bed, cozy corner sleeper sofa & Separate living area. 42” plasma TV’s featuring Hyatt’s Plug-N-Play, Mini-refrigerators, coffee makers, and desk space in all rooms. Complimentary: Hot breakfast, WI-Fi, local and 1-800 calls, pool and workout facility. Microwaves upon request. Available: 24 HR Starbucks’s specialty coffees and 24-hour food service. Full bar open until midnight.

To make your reservations, use BOOKING CODE: AIRB

La Quinta Inn and Suites Arlington 6-Flags
825 N Watson Rd.
Arlington, TX 76011
Phone: 817-640-4142
Fax: 214-596-6061

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*$89.00 Plus tax (suite upgrade 5+ nights)

*$109 Package rate including $20 meal/bar credit

Transportation from DFW airport and to Airbus Helicopters, Inc., and 5 mile radius of hotel. Free Suite upgrade for 5+ night stays. Complimentary Deluxe Continental Breakfast (Hot waffles, eggs sausage, biscuits and gravy mixed fruit & more). Lobby bar and grill in hotel. Room service available. Pillow top mattresses in every room. Refrigerator and microwave in every room. Complimentary local calls & 800 # access. Free WIFI, HD TV’s and HD channels. Hair dryer, coffee machine, iron & full size ironing board in each room. Hot tub, outdoor pool and kids splash zone. Fitness Center and Business Center. Pet friendly environment (under 35 lb.). 4100 sq. ft. meeting space for meetings and catering. Si hablas espanol.

Direct Booking, call Bill Mckenzie at 817-640-4142, Cell 817-714-7006 or Email: lq0692gm@laquinta.com

La Quinta Inn and Suites South Grand Prairie
2131 W Interstate 20
Grand Prairie, TX, 75052
Phone: 214-412-3220
Fax: 214-412-3407

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*$82.00 

Free Shuttle Transportation to Airbus Helicopters, Inc. and five mile radius of hotel, 7am-9pm daily. Please schedule shuttle service in advance to minimize wait times. Complimentary hot breakfast buffet & Manager’s reception on Wednesday with complimentary beer/wine. 100% non-smoking. Each over-sized room has a microwave & refrigerator, 42” LCD-HD TVs, Free WIFI, business center, fitness center, outdoor pool and Jacuzzi. Conveniently located near great restaurants and shopping like Premium Outlets of Grand Prairie, Parks Mall and the Arlington Highlands.

Email Brandi Abshire-Johnson at, babshire@kriyahotels.com

Residence Inn by Marriott
1050 Brookhollow Plaza Dr
Arlington, TX 76006
Phone: 817-649-7300
Fax: 817-649-7600

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*$99.00 - $123.00

Free transportation to and from Airbus Helicopters, Inc. from 7:00 AM-5:00 PM, Monday-Friday (please inquire at front desk for reservations at least one day in advance). Complimentary daily hot buffet breakfast and complimentary evening social hours, Monday-Thursday 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM, including Full dinner  service with beer and wine. On site coin-operated laundry facility and valet service, complimentary on site-fitness room and beautiful outdoor heated pool.