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Fly-Ins and Events

Fly-Ins and Events

To list a fly-in or event on this page email the Office of Aeronautics at aeroinfo.dot@state.mn.us.

January 2020

EAA Chapter #745 Coffee and Doughnuts
Fly-In / Drive-In

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Benson's Municipal Airport (BBB)
Benson, MN

Stop in for some free coffee and doughnuts.  Runway is NOT plowed. For more information please contact Kim at 763-503-0161 or call the Airport at 651-429-0315.

We plan to continue doing these every 3rd Saturday of the month.

EAA Chapter #745 Pancake
Fly-In / Drive-In

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Benson's Municipal Airport (BBB)
Benson, MN

6MN9 Benson Airport
Lat: 45° 6' 59.88" North
Long: 92° 59' 45.78" West
Unicom: 122.700; Runway 12/30
(2000' x 75'), Grass – NOT plowed during winter operations.

There is normally 100LL at the airport, but call ahead.

Airport landmarks:  the water tower inside the pattern, and Bald Eagle Lake just to the west.

For more information please contact Mike at 651-983-5158 or call the airport 651-983-5158.

February 2020

EAA chapter 878 Third Annual
Chili Feed and Cookout Fly-In / Drive-In

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020
Buffalo Airport (KCFE)
Buffalo, MN

Proceeds benefit the chapter scholarship fund. Suggested donation is $5.  For further information or to enter a pot of chili in the cookout, contact Laura Herrmann at ljherrmann@yahoo.com.

EAA Chapter 965, Aitkin Flyers,
Annual Valentines Ski Plane Fly-In

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Aitkin Municipal Airport-Steve Kurtz (AIT)
Aitkin, MN

Wheeled airplanes are, of course, welcome also. Chili, hot dogs, and potato chips will be served along with hot apple cider, and other refreshments. 

Ski planes please use runway 8 or 26, our summer grass runway. For more information please contact Pete at 218-927-4104 with any questions.

Warroad Minnesota Lions 42nd Annual
Ski Plane Fly-In Breakfast

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020
Warroad Airport (RRT)
Warroad, Minnesota. 8:

Ski Planes land on the Warroad River, Wheel Planes at the Warroad Airport (KRRT).   Shuttle service available.
For more information, please contact Dave Paulson 218-386-1818, 218-242-3990 or email dpaulson@ssbwarroad.com

March 2020

Carlton County Airport Fly-In / Drive-In

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 14, 2020
Cloquent Airport (COQ)
Cloquet MN 

Event rain/snow or shine, food will be served at our annual birthday fly / in.
For more information call 218-348-0608.

June 2020

Rush City Regional Airport Pancake Fly-In

8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 14, 2020
Rush City Regional Airport (ROS)
Rush City, MN

Warbirds, Vendors, Kids events, Classic Cars, Antique Tractors, Plane Rides, Helicopter Rides, and afternoon Food. For more information please contact Susan Hochstatter at 320-358-4743 or email shochstatter@ci.rush-city.mn.us.

Redwood Falls Rotary Club 42nd Annual Rotary
Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

8 a.m. to noon
Sunday, June 28, 2020
Redwood Falls Municipal Airport (KRWF)
Redwood Falls, MN

Free breakfast to command pilots-Ultra-lite Aircraft and Home Built Aircraft Invited.

General Aviation aircraft may purchase avgas at a $0.30 per gallon discount during the event.

For more information, please contact:  Redwood Falls Municipal Airport 507-430-8872 or check them out on Facebook under Redwood Falls Rotary.

Safety Seminars

For general aviation safety seminars go to faasafety.gov.

If your EAA Chapter, Flying Club, Pilots Association or other group would like a safety presentation at one of your meetings contact the FAA Safety Team Managers: