Company Information

Berry Aviation, Inc. San Marcos, Texas

Company Information

Berry Aviation, Inc. (BAI) is a trusted leader in private aviation, with a portfolio of services that includes Government, Private Charter, Scheduled and On-Demand Freight, Maintenance, and FBO operations. BAI was formed in 1983 in Austin, Texas. Shortly thereafter, in 1987, BAI extended its aviation services by becoming a Department of Defense CARB Approved Air Carrier with worldwide operating authority and has provided specialty aviation services to various branches of the U.S. Military and other U.S. Government organizations. BAI conducts CONUS and OCONUS operations with a fleet of over 21 aircraft, with past and current OCONUS operations including, Hawaii, Marshall Islands, Johnston Island, Afghanistan, Peru, and Africa. Our customers include all branches of the U.S. Military, Fortune 500 companies, NCAA athletic teams, NASCAR teams, and other Part 135 and 121 Air Carriers. BAI has twice been awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Award for Excellence after being nominated by the Airlift Mobility Command Headquarters in 1992 and 2000. BAI has grown into a dynamic, customer-focused company with the knowledge, experience and manpower to operate on short notice with turnkey safe aviation services. All flight operations are conducted by comprehensively trained and experienced pilots working closely alongside our 24-hour dispatch personnel to maintain a thorough emphasis on safety and on-time arrivals. We serve numerous customers and provide on-demand charter and freight services worldwide. Our customer base includes government agencies and private corporations. BAI is a leading athletic team travel provider for numerous universities, college athletic representatives and NCAA licensed travel agencies. We are experiencing continued success and growth as BAI is always expanding our operations into new markets. Services are provided with the utmost security and safety measures. We offer "real time" flight following, via Flight Explorer, which is an internet program that offers position and weather updates while providing the exact location of all charter flights at all times.

Berry Aviation, Inc. is a privately held certified small business employing approximately 200 employees. Today the corporate headquarters that oversees the worldwide operation is located at the San Marcos Municipal Airport (KHYI) 1807 Airport Drive San Marcos, TX 78666


Mission Statement

“To continuously raise the bar for safety and customer satisfaction while demonstrating an uncommon ability to execute under the most challenging circumstances and the most difficult client requirements” –Sonny Berry



BAI embraces a formal FAA Safety Management System and upholds an exemplary performance record of:

Accidents: 0          Injuries: 0          Fatalities: 0


Current Fleet

  • (1) Fairchild Metro III
  • (5) Fairchild Metro III Heavy
  • (4) de Havilland Canada DHC-8-200
  • (3) de Havilland Canada DHC-6-300
  • (2) Dornier 328-120  
  • (6) Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia 
  • (4) UH-72 Lakota Helicopters  



  • Department of Defense CARB Approved Air Carrier since 1987
  • AMC Paratroop Certification
  • 14 CFR Part 135 Air Carrier Certificate
  • 14 CFR Part 145 Repair Station
  • Honeywell Line Service Authorized Mechanical Service Center for TPE 331 Engines
  • Safety Management System (SMS) FAA Approved Level One

Berry Aviation Corporate Office


Our Address:                            Hours of Operation:                   
1807 Airport Drive,                     Mon. to Fri. 8am to 5pm
San Marcos, TX, USA 78666