Marshalltown Aviation was established in February of 1974 by Bill Smothers. Bill owned
and operated Marshalltown Aviation and was the Marshalltown Airport Manager for 35
years. In over 35 years Bill took Marshalltown Aviation from a small flight school and
refueling operation to a full-service fixed base operator with turbine aircraft charter
In July of 2009 Midland Aircraft Sales and Service, the parent company of Marshalltown
Aviation, was purchased by Ethan Nasalroad and Stephen Valbracht. Stephen assumed the
Airport Manager position at Marshalltown, while Ethan manages the Newton Municipal
Airport. Bill continues to share his immense experience and knowledge. His many years as
a Pilot, Manager, Flight Instructor, Check Airman, Salesman and Business Owner will be
invaluable as he is remaining with the company as a Consultant and Pilot. Both Ethan and
Stephen look forward to continuing the tradition of professionalism and quality of service
that Bill established over his 35 years of ownership.
Marshalltown Aviation, Inc.
Subsidiary of Midland Aircraft Sales and Service, Inc.
Copyright 2010 Midland Aircraft Sales & Service, Inc.
2651 170th St.
Marshalltown, IA 50158