Elite Air Service announces the following changes to our services as a result of Michigan Governor Whitmer’s stay home order issued March 23rd 2020. Beginning March 24th 2020 until the expiration, elimination or modification of the Governors order, our services at Elite Air Service will change as follows:

-All paint shop operations are suspended.
-All interior shop operations are suspended.
-All flight instruction operations are suspended.
-All Prop Blast Café operations are suspended.
-Elite’s maintenance facility will be available to provide fueling, ground handling and required maintenance needs for essential aircraft operations and transient aircraft traffic during regular hours, or on an after-hours call out basis. Call 517-227-2119 for after-hours call out services.
-Elite’s doors will remain locked to the drive-in public at all times while the Governors order is still in effect.
-Aircraft arriving at Coldwater should call 517-227-2119 upon arrival, for access to restrooms and drinking water.
-Elite will continue to answer phones during regular hours. Any requests for elective or preventative maintenance to customers aircraft will be scheduled for after the Governors order has been modified, eliminated or expires.
-Elite’s limited staff will continue to perform repairs for unexpected aircraft maintenance items, that present a risk to continued flight safety, for local or transient customers.
-Elite's essential staff will follow established CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID19.

We appreciate our customers understanding of our reduced services during these difficult times.
Please be health safe, we look forward to seeing everyone again very soon.

-Elite Air Service

300 Airport Drive   Coldwater, MI 49036    Branch County Memorial Airport  "OEB"

Ph 517.278.6516    Fax 517.279.2363

Elite Air Service has been serving the needs of general aviation at the Branch County Memorial Airport in Coldwater MI since 2000. Elite Air Service prides itself on friendly hometown service with above average quality of work. We are proud of our fast turnaround on aircraft maintenance, we always strive to minimize your aircrafts down time. We offer flight instruction and aircraft rental, aircraft maintenance, floatplane service, fuel service, hangar rental, aircraft sales and purchase assistance, courtesy car, rental cars and we can arrange catering too. How can we help you?


Aircraft Painting

Elite Air Service is South Central Michigan's premier aviation paint service provider for single and twin-engine aircraft, servicing Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio with fast turnaround and affordable quality results. Our low overhead and quality work, where our team works on one plane at a time from start to finish, means you get premium work at a fraction of the cost when compared to larger industry competitors. Typical turnaround is around only three weeks of downtime, and we also coordinate maintenance and repairs in one stop! With over 140 years of combined experience, we offer individualized service with incredible results.

Aircraft Maintenance

Elite Air Service offers quality affordable aircraft maintenance and repairs. Whether it’s a total aircraft refurbishment, just an oil change or anything in between, we will earn your trust and then your business. We strive to minimize your downtime, most aircraft annuals are completed within 7 days! We offer same day service for squawk repairs, no appointment necessary. Owner assisted annuals and repairs are encouraged.

Aircraft Interiors

Elite Air Service offers quality competitive aircraft interior refurbishment with leather, fabric or vinyl materials. EAS performs interior repairs, window plastic replacement, or complete new interior refurbishment. Increase the value of your airplane and enjoy the comforts of a complete beautiful new interior starting at just $4995 for most 4 seat airplanes.

Float Plane Service

With Messenger Lake across the road from the airport, Elite Air Service offers easy maintenance for float planes. Annuals, oil changes, first time float installs, changeovers to/from wheel gear are easily accomplished in our hangar thanks to the proximity of the lake and our custom built float plane trailer. EAS offers fast, efficient and affordable dockside fuel for float equipped aircraft 24/7. For faster service, please call ahead.

Learn to Fly & Aircraft Rental

Elite Air Service wants to help you learn to fly! We have several aircraft and multiple instructors available 24/7 to make it easy for you to experience the joy of flight. Introductory flights will give you an overview of aircraft operations including takeoffs and landings, you get to actually fly the airplane "hands on" with one of our instructors for as low as $176! Call today to schedule your introductory flight.