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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

July 2017

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017

July 24-30, 2017
Oshkosh, WI 54902
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017

MnDOT Aeronautics will have a booth at Oshkosh. Minnesota airport communities are invited to join us in the booth to promote your airport and hometown! For more information, please contact Rachel Obermoller, rachel.obermoller@state.mn.us.

Backus Lions 22nd Annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, July 30, 2017
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Backus Municipal Airport (7Y3)
Cost is $6.00 at the door ($5.00 in advance) and $3.00 for children under 12. PIC eats free!
Advance tickets are available from Backus Lions members at the Polish Stand at Godfrey’s on Saturdays or Backus Fire Department members and First Responders.
The pancake breakfast, a benefit for the Backus Fire Department and First Responders will include, pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee and milk.
Schedule permitting, the North Memorial Medivac helicopter will land at 11:00 AM, and a demonstration will be given with the “jaws of life” rescue apparatus on an old car, weather permitting.
You can watch airplanes land and take off, talk to pilots, firemen and first responders and see a fire engine up close.
There will also be a raffle for some wonderful items will be sold at the event with a drawing at 12:00 PM (noon). Need not be present to win.

Olivia Lions Fly-In Breakfast

Sunday, July 30, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Olivia Regional Airport (KOVL)
PIC eats free!
Breakfast includes eggs, sausage, pancakes, coffee, milk, juice.
This is the 50th anniversary of the Corn Capital Days celebration which includes Saturday events in Nester Park: A Corn Feed at Noon, Arts and Crafts in the Park all day and a 120-unit Corn Capital Days Parade at 3:00 PM.
We are a Soles4Souls drop-off site. Bring in your used shoes to donate.

Annual Bigfork Lions Fly-In Breakfast

July 30, 2017
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Big Fork Municipal Airport (FOZ)
All pilots and passengers eat free!
Pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and coffee. All you can eat.

August 2017

Milaca Municipal Airport 2017 Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast

Sunday, August 6, 2017
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Adults $8:00, Children 6 to 12 $4.00, Under 6 Free
Free Admission and Parking
Bring the Family for a great All You Can Eat Breakfast of Pancakes, Sausage, Ham, Eggs, Fruit and beverage. Served by Milaca American Legion
You are also welcome to join us Saturday, August 5, 2017 for a Flag Retirement Ceremony by the Milaca American Legion at 6:30 PM.
Overnight under-wing camping is available, picnic tables and grill available for anyone to use.
See many airplane displays and visit with local pilots in their hangars.
Bring a chair to better enjoy the festivities.
For more information, please contact: Steve Burklund, Airport Manager 320-983-6547 or cell 320-492-8246, Tammy Pfaff, City Manager 320-983-3141, or visit City of Milaca

36th Annual Fly-In Breakfast

August 6, 2017
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Ellen Church Field Airport (CJJ)
Airport Road, Cresco, IA 52136
For more information, please contact: Cresco Chamber 563-547-3434, or email kelli.gosch@cedausa.com, jason@howard-county.com and spiff@howard-county.com

Longville 14th Annual Fly-In Breakfast

August 6, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Longville Municipal Airport (KXVG)
We will have discounted 100LL again this year, and plane marshalers.
There will also be a courtesy car available and courtesy golf carts for those who want/need them.
For more information, please contact: Christina Herheim at cityoflngvl@arvig.net or Scott Stuart 402-488-3876 or email beechjock@aol.com

EAA Chapter 1518 41st Annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast

August 6, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Red Wing Regional Airport (KRGK)
PICs eat free!

Pelican Rapids Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, August 12, 2017
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Pelican Rapids Airport - Lyons Field (K47Y)

Fillmore Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast Buffet

Sunday, August 13, 2017
Fillmore County Airport (FKA)
7:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Served by B and B Bowl
$10.00 Adults, $5.00 kids For more information, please contact: Dave Mensink 507-951-1788 or email dtmensink@gmail.com

Tri-County Civil Air Patrol Pancake Breakfast

August 13, 2017
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Walker Municipal Airport - Bresley Field (Y49)
Free-will offering, PIC eats free!
All-you-can-eat, made-from-scratch buttermilk pancakes, sausage and beverage.
For more information, please email: Kathie Stoneking at fredmustang@juno.com

Lake Elmo Aviation Day with Annual Fly-In and Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, August 13, 2017
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lake Elmo Airport (21D)
Valters Aviation
Famous Brines Sausage, Sturdi-Wheat Pancakes, Eggs.
$7.00 suggested donation for adults, $3.00 for children under 12.
Proceeds benefit youth programs, EAA Air Academy scholarships.
Aircraft Display
For more information and updates, please see us on: Facebook

Minnesota Sea Plane Association Annual Surfside Pig Roast

August 13, 2017
Lino Lakes Surfside Seaplane Base (8Y4)
For more information, please contact: Steve Guetter at steve@penguinflight.net

Bemidji EAA Chapter 1397 Wheel and Float Fly-In

Friday and Saturday, August 18 and 19. 2017
Moberg Air Base (96M) - 1 mile South of (KBJI) and Bemidji Airport (KBJI)
At Moeberg on Friday, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM, brat supper, campfire, hanger movie and under wing camping.
At Bemidji on Saturday Fly-In pancake breakfast, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Then back to Moberg (96M) 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM for a Pulled Pork lunch.
Drawings and prizes.
For more information, please contact: Jon Blessing 218-760-3026

Boyceville Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, August 20, 2017
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Boyceville Municipal Airport (3T3)
Boyceville, WI 54725
PIC eats free

EAA Chapter 642 Annual Fly-In Breakfast

Sunday, August 20, 2017
7:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Mankato Regional Airport (KMKT)
$8.00 All you can eat. PIC Free. Kids 5 and under free.
Rain or Shine. Live Music.

Windom Eagles Model Airplane Club and Windom Lions Club Fly-In Breakfast

August 27, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Windom Municipal Airport (MWM)
Pancakes and French Toast
PIC's eat free!
For more information, please contact: Brian 507-830-0273.

September 2017

Log Cabin Airport 31st Annual Fly-In

Sunday, September 3, 2017
9:30 AM with lunch at 12:00 PM (noon)
Log Cabin Airport (WS69)
Mondovi, WI 54755
Picnic lunch: hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, fresh sweet corn.
Refreshments: coffee, water, pop. Assorted desserts
Lots of camaraderie!
For more information, please call: 715-287-3377 or email logcabinairport@tcc.coop

Luverne Pancake Breakfast Fly-In

September 9, 2017
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Luverne Municipal Airport (KLYV)
PIC eat Free!
Classic planes and cars.
For more information, please contact: Ben Baum 605-413-5028 or email ben@sierradeltaaviation.com

Annual Pipestone Kiwanis Fly-In/Drive-In and Pancake Breakfast

September 9, 2017
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Pipestone Municipal Airport (PQN)
For more information, please contact: The Pipestone Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau at 507-825-3316.

EAA 272 Young Eagle Flights and Pancake Breakfast

September 9, 2017
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Richard I. Bong Memorial Airport (KSUV)
Superior, WI 54880
Breakfast starts at 8 a.m. to about 10:30
Young Eagles introduces youth ages 8 to 17 to aviation with free airplane rides
The flights will begin at 09:30 AM for youth ages 8 to 17
Parent or guardian permission is required
For more information, please contact: Tom Betts 218-590-0507 or visit EAA 272

Osceola Wheels and Wings Fly-In

Saturday, September 9, 2017
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Osceola WI Wheels and Wings (OEO)
Fly-In, air show, classic airplanes and cars on display.
Pilots in Command eat free at the pancake breakfast and a free hat to the first 75 PIC's.
For more information, please contact: Jeff Meyer 715-294-0330 or visit Wheels and Wings

2nd Annual Campout and 31st Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Pork Chop Dinner

September 9-10, 2017
Saturday starts at 1:00 PM and goes to Sunday 2:00 PM
Pork Chop dinner will be on Sunday
Maple Lake Municipal Airport (KMGG)
For more information, please visit: EAA Chapter 878

Lions Club of New Ulm 44th Annual Fly-In Breakfast

Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017
7:00 AM - 12:30 PM
New Ulm Municipal Airport (KULM)
Serving All You Can Eat Pancakes, Sausages, Apple Sauce, Coffee, Milk and Juice.
Adults Advance $7.50, at the door $8.50
Children 4-12 $3.00
Children 3 and under free
PIC eats free.
Helicopter rides available
Supporting the Sight, Hearing and Diabetes Impaired

Mora Lion’s Club Fundraiser Breakfast Fly-In

Saturday, September 16, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Mora Municipal Airport (KJMR)
For more information, please contact: Joe Kolhgraf 612-390-8217

Hector's 75th Annual Fly-In Breakfast

Sunday, September 17, 2017
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hector Municipal Airport (1D6)
All you can eat Pancakes, French Toast, Eggs, Sausage, Coffee, Juice and Milk.
PICs eat free.
Warbirds, Classics, Antiques, Homebuilt and Ultralights.
Featured aircraft: Fagen's Fighters - Grumman Wildcat.
Ping Pong Ball Drop with prizes for Kids at 11:15 AM.
For more information, please contact: Ed Newberg 320-979-1270.

Lac qui Parle Fly-In

September 17, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)
Lac qui Parle County Airport (KDXX)
PIC Eats Free!
For more information, please contact: Mike 320-333-9300.

Grand Marais, Cook County Open House

Saturday, September 23, 2017
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Grand Marais, Cook County Airport (KCKC)
Pancake Breakfast and Chili Lunch
Come join us for our open house to show off our new runway and A and D Building.
For more information, please contact: Airport Manager - Rodney Roy 218-387-3024

Girls in Aviation Day

September 23, 2017
For more information, please visit: Girls in Aviation Day

October 2017

November 2017

December 2017

Tree of Hope

Saturday, December 2, 2017 (Snow date Sunday, December 3, 2017)
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Maple Lake Municipal Airport (KMGG)
How can you help?
Collect unwrapped new toys, donate money to purchase gifts or volunteer to help collect, package and deliver the toys. We provide presents to children from infant to 18 years of age.
Come volunteer or just see the volunteers in action labeling and packaging the gifts for over 39 Hospitals.
Refreshments provided!
For more information, please visit Tree of Hope or City of Maple Lake

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: