Welcome to NBO Enterprises
Where flying is our passion.


Safe, Convenient Location and Airspace

  • Located in the heart of the Midwest.
  • Airspace around Neil Armstrong Airport is uncontrolled with little traffic and spans over flat, open land that allows for a low-pressure environment to learn in.
  • Our close proximity to Dayton International Airport (DAY) and Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) provides locations to familiarize yourself with Class C airspace.


Community & Friendship

  • Pilot training is challenging, but very feasible, and ultimately leads to a sense of passion and accomplishment.
  • Becoming a pilot means joining a like-minded community, one that is close-knit, supportive, and enthusiastic.


Come fly with us you're going to love it!  

Our friendly, knowledgeable, and experienced instructors are ready!

Brent A. Richter

Owner, Professional Mechanical Engineer and
Chief Flight Instructor

A fan of flight ever since childhood, Brent earned his private pilot certificate in August 2009. Continuing in March 2012, he obtained his instrument rating along with his commercial certificate in May 2016, and flight-instructor certificate during June of 2017. Brent is an active member of the Auglaize County Airport Authority, officiating as the board president since January 2015. He is by trade a professional mechanical engineer, graduate from Kansas State University.  Brent resides in New Bremen where he is actively an elected village councilman. He is married to his wife of 24 years, Teresa and they have two children, Alexis and Hayden.


Neil Armstrong Airport

Named for our native son.

The Auglaize County Neil Armstrong Airport is one of finest county operated general aviation facilities in the United States. Named for Neil Armstrong, our native son and first person to walk on the moon, the airport handles, recreational, corporate, and private travelers. The Neil Armstrong Airport was founded in 1968 and is a member of NPIAS (National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems).


Through continued growth and investment, the airport has a 5,501-foot long by 100-foot wide grooved asphalt runway capable of handling aircraft weighing in excess of 50,000 pounds. This runway, coupled with its advanced instrument approaches, provides access to Auglaize County in all weather conditions.  It is capable of accommodating any size corporate and general aviation aircraft manufactured to-date. Numerous individuals, corporate, and industrial companies, store and maintain their aircraft in the airports roughly 92,000 square feet of hangar space. The airport also has future development opportunities available for those interested in building their own aircraft hangar.


To meet the ever-growing demand and requirements for air travel, the airport has developed plans for a new terminal facility. This facility, slated for completion in 2019, will provide travelers with an updated portal into Auglaize County. The new terminal will address the future needs of private and business flyers.


The Neil Armstrong Airport provides convenient access for domestic and international general aviation flights from Auglaize County. The airport averages 20 flights daily.


NBO Enterprises, LLC

PO Box 283

New Knoxville, OH 45871