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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


August 2019

Pelican Rapids Rotary Sponsored Pancake
Breakfast Fly-In

Saturday, August 10, 2019
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Pelican Rapids Airport (47Y),
Pelican Rapids, MN

Free will offering, with PIC eating free! Hope you can make it!
For more information please contact Pat Marin at 218-443-2268.

Lac qui Parle County Airport Fly In Breakfast

Sunday, August 11, 2019
8:00 AM - Noon

Lac qui Parle County Airport (KDXX)
Madison, Minnesota
PIC eat free!

Top Bun Burger Baskets Fly-In / Drive In

Thursday, August 15, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Range Regional Airport (HIB)
Hibbing, MN

Just for the fun of it! Evening fly-ins through out the summer and early fall.  For more information please contact Barrett Ziemer at (218) 262-3452.

10th Annual Moberg Wheels and Floats Fly-In

Friday, August 16, & Saturday, August 17, 2019
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Bemidji Airport (BJI)
Bemidji, MN

EAA Chapter 1397 will host the 10th fly-in for Land and Seaplanes at the Moberg Airbase at Bemidji, MN.  Fuel and courtesy car available along with overnight camping on field. 

Friday night, cook out, camp fire and large screen movie.Evening brat cookout, bonfire, local fly-out, underwing camping, courtesy car, fuel.

Saturday, early bird coffee and pastries.  11:00am-2:00pm:  Pulled pork lunch, baked beans, corn on cob, fixins.
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The Moberg Airbase is just one mile South of the Bemidji Airpoprt. 47-29-58.826N  094-56-43.008W    122.8  Web site:  https://www.1397.eaachapter.org/moberginfo.htm

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

Saturday, August 17, 2019
9:00 AM – Noon
Benson’s Airport (6MN9)
White Bear Lake, MN

Stop in for some free coffee and doughnuts.  For more information please contact Kim at 763-503-0161 or call the airport at 651-429-0315. Located at 5860 Highway 61 N, White Bear Lake MN  55110

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

Boyceville Airport Booster Club’s
Annual Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, August 18, 2019
7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Boyceville Municipal Airport (3T3)
Boyceville, Wisconsin

Fly, Drive of walk on over to the Boyceville Airport Booster Club's Annual Pancake Breakfast. Come enjoy a breakfast of hot pancakes, eggs, sausage and drinks. your support helps us fund another year of youth aviation education and aviation scholarships. Kids Candy drop at 11AM, live music and more. Unicom 122.8 RWY 08/26.

EAA Chapter 642 Breakfast Fly-In / Drive-In

Sunday, August 18, 2019
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Mankato Regional Airport (MKT)
Mankato, MN

PIC’s and Children 5 and under FREE. Advance tickets - $8-$9 ATD. Homemade Pancakes, Eggs, Sausage, Coffee, Milk & Juice. Live Music. Funds are used to award scholarships. More infromation please call Gary Tyson (507) 388-3222 or email gary@garytyson.com or call Tony (507) 380-8377 or call Doug (507) 420-4881 and call Jon (507) 317-1958.

Pancake Breakfast Fly-In/Drive-In

Saturday, August 24, 2019
Quentin Aanenson Field
Luverne Municipal Airport (LYN)
Luverne, MN

PIC eat free, Skydive Adventures, Inflatables for kids, Classic Cars, Air Ambulance and Aircraft on Display. New Fuel System. For more information please contact Sierra Delta Aviation at (605) 413-5028.

Owatonna Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron #132 Breakfast Fly-In/Drive-In

Sunday, August 25, 2019
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Owatonna Regional Airport (OWA)
Owatonna, MN

French toast, sausage, fruit, juice, milk, and coffee.  $7.00 Adults at the door ($6.00 with advance ticket) Free to children under 5. For more information please contact Dwight Jennings at 507-283-5041.

Shell Lake Breakfast Fly-In / Drive-In

Saturday, August 31, 2019
7:30 AM -11:30 AM
Shell Lake Wisconsin, KSSQ
Shell Lake, WI

Sponsored by Lake Pointe Aero Club, Pancakes,sausage, beverage, Pilots $8, children 5 and under free,
Held during Shell Lake Town and Country days celebration.  Lots of activities going on in nearby Shell Lake.
For more information please contact Gerry Winch, at 715-296-3638.

Glencoe EAA Chapter 92 Annual Sweet Corn
and Brat Fly In / Drive In

Saturday, August 31, 2019
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Glencoe Municipal Airport (GYL)

Young Eagle rides 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
PIC’s eat free
For more info call 320-583-8367 or 952-412-6433


September 2019

4th Annual "Grass is a Gas" Aviators Poker Run

Saturday, September 7, 2019
7:30 AM
Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (KBRD)
Brainerd, MN

Depart KBRD, fly to 4 grass strips in any order, Hill City (07Y), Bowstring (9Y0), Remer (52Y), East Gull Lake (9Y2), and return to Brainerd, a total of approximately 160 NM.

Pickup a sealed envelope with one playing card in each location and reveal your hand when you return to Brainerd. Great fun, socializing at every stop, sometimes even food! Registration opens at 07:30, preflight briefing at 08:15 wheels up at any time thereafter, must return to KBRD and check in by 13:30 to be in the running.

Great prizes for the top 3 hands, special prize for any 5 of a kind hand. Many door prizes, everyone goes home with something! Event is 100% FREE. Fuel discounts from NorthPoint Aviation. Registration limited to two hands per aircraft, 52 hands total, first come first served.

Please Note: Registration strictly limited to 52 total hands. Last year we were at 46 hands. Be there early to assure your spot! Come fly the beautiful lakes area with us!

EAA Chapter 412 Annual Fall Fly-In

Saturday, September 7, 2019
8:00 AM - Noon
Gordon Newstrom Field
Grand Rapids Itasca County Airport (GPZ)
Grand Rapid, MN

Event will include a breakfast and and raffle tickets may be purchased for the gun raffle held at noon that day. The public and pilots are welcome to attend.  The breakfast is a free will offering.  For more information please contact Larry Daigle at 218-244-3056.

Wings & Wheels Pancake, Car Show and Fly-In

Saturday, September 7, 2019
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Moorhead Airport (JKJ)
Moorhead, MN

Pancake breakfast suggested $5.00 donation supporting local EAA chapter.

Attractions:
EAA Young Eagle Flights - 9 AM to Noon (Free airplane rides for youth ages 8-17)
Kids inflatable Jumper - free
Model Airplane Demos
Sky Dive Fargo (Jump at Noon)
Sanford Helicopter
Classic Car Show (No registration; No entry fee)

Sponored by King Aviation, Moorhead Aviation, LLC, and Moorhead Minnesota. For more information please contact Moorhead Airport at 218-287-1400.

Lions Club of New Ulm 46th Annual Fly-In Breakfast

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019
7:00 AM. to 12:30 PM
New Ulm, MN Municipal Airport (KULM)
New Ulm, MN

Serving All You Can Eat Pancakes, Sausages, Apple Sauce, Coffee, Milk and Juice.
Adults Advance $8.00, at the door $9.00
Children 4-12 $3.00
Children 3 and under free
Free Breakfast for all fly-in pilots
Free Kids Sight Eye screening available during the Fly-In. Supporting the Sight, Hearing and Diabetes Impaired

Helicopter Rides Scheduled to be available from Skyway Helicopters. Note: Helicopter rides are not affiliated with the Lions Club.

Le Sueur Municipal Airport Breakfast

Sunday, September 8, 2019
8:00 AM – Noon PM
Le Sueur Airport (12Y)
Le Sueur, MN

Pilots eat free
Sponsored by the Le Sueur Lions Club
General Aviation aircraft get a $0.40 per gallon fuel discount for the day Our event is well known for fantastic Buttermilk Pancakes, real 100% Wisconsin maple syrup and sugar free syrup also, sausage, coffee (regular and decaf), Orange juice, milk.
Plenty of aircraft parking available
For additional information contact Johnny Favolise 763-232-6503 or visit the Le Sueur Lions Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Nonprofit-Organization/Le-Sueur-Lions-Club-296629710502018/

EAA 237 Crystal Fly-In

Saturday, September 14, 2019
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Crystol Airport(KMIC)
Crystal, MN

Short takeoff and landing demonstration, sod Runways 6-24, back country capable aircraft STOL demo, Young Eagles Rides, Sponsor EAA237 Chapter, static aircraft display. Experimental, home built, ultraligt, antique warbirds. Food venues: pancake breakfast, bugers, brats/hotdogs. Facebook page: CRYSTOL Fly-In.

Biennial Pipestone Kiwanis Kids Fly-In and Pancake Breakfast Fly-In

Saturday, September 14, 2019
7:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Pipestone Municipal Airport (KPQN)
Pipestone, MN

Free Breakfast for PIC.For more information, contact the Pipestone Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau at 507-825-3316 or please visit http://pipestoneminnesota.com/visitors/events/annualpipestonekiw/.

Willmar Municipal Airport Luncheon Fly-In/Drive-In

Saturday, September 14, 2019
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Wilmar Municipal Airport (KBDH)
Wilmar, MN

**If driving please plan your route in advance as there is construction in the area-follow detour signs or call for directions** Address: 6600 Hwy 40 W Willmar MN 56201

Free will donation lunch includes hotdogs, beans, chips, cookies, water, lemonade and coffee.
Bring tie-downs and chocks, there is plenty of room on the apron. Grass strip 2980' Asphalt 5500'
Unicom 122.8

Sponsored by: Oasis Aero, Inc, Phillips 66 and Dooley's Petroleum. For more information please call the airport at 320-214-9669.

77th Annual Breakfast Fly-In

Sunday, September 15, 2019
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Hector Airport (1D6)
Hector, MN

All you can eat Pancakes - French Toast - Eggs - Sausage - Coffee - Juice and Milk. 

PICs free.  Warbirds, Classics, Antiques, Homebuilt and Ultralights. Ping Pong Ball Drop with prizes for Kids at 11:15 am. CTAF 122.8, for more information please contact Ed Newberg at 320-979-1270.

Top Bun Burger Baskets Fly-In / Drive In

Sunday, September 15, 2019
7:30 PM – 12:30 PM
Hector Airport (1D6)
Hector, MN

All you can eat Pancakes - French Toast - Eggs - Sausage - Coffee - Juice and Milk.  PICs free.  Warbirds, Classics, Antiques, Homebuilt, Helicopters and Ultralights.   Ping Pong Ball Drop with prizes for Kids at 11:15 am. CTAF 122.8, for more information please contact Ed Newberg at 320-979-1270.

Top Bun Burger Baskets Fly-In / Drive In

Thursday, September 19, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Range Regional Airport (HIB)
Hibbing, MN

Just for the fun of it! Evening fly-ins through out the summer and early fall.  For more information please contact Barrett Ziemer at (218) 262-3452.

Mora Lions Breakfast Fly-In

Saturday, September 21, 2019
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Mora, MN

For more information please contact Joe Kolhgraf at 612-390-8217.

The Annual Grand Marais/Cook County
Fly-In, Pancake Breakfast, and Fall Leaf Tour

Saturday, September 21, 2019
7:30 to 11:00 AM
Grand Marais Airport (KCKC)
Grand Marais, MN


Hosted by the Arrowhead Eagles Aviation Association, a non-profit group of local aviation enthusiasts working to promote aviation interests and pursuits, will provide food and refreshments. For more information please contact Rodney Roy at 218-387-3024.



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:


Airport Manager Addresses

Below is a list of of airport manager addresses Excel format for your fly-in mailing