• Big Bend National Park, Big Bend State Park, Terlingua, and Lajitas.

    Big Bend Map
  • “Once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards. For there you have been, and there you will long to return.”  Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo
  • Rio Aviation is now authorized to conduct scenic flights over Big Bend National Park. Operating in the area since 2010 Rio Aviation has been offering tours primarily over the Big Bend Ranch State Park and the Santa Elena Reserve. Rio Aviation will still strive to avoid flights over sensitive or populated areas of the park,… [Continue Reading]

    Big Bend Tours
  • Marcos & “Ol’ Brownie” At Lajitas International  

    Lajitas
  • Historic photos of Johnsons Field  

    Johnson Field

Visit the Canyon Country of the Big Bend and the Rio Grande 

Rio Aviation specializes in scenic flights over some of the most beautiful country in west Texas. Discover a new dimension of the Rio Grande through our Flightseeing Air Tours.  Rio Aviation is based out of Terlingua between the Big Bend Ranch State Park and Big Bend National Park and we offer an opportunity to see a lot of country that even the locals haven't seen.

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Marcos and passenger

All our passengers get the “AAA” Amazed, Amused and Airborne treatment.

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