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Fly-ins and events


June 2022


Fly Van Buren

June 18, 2022
7 to 10 a.m.
Keosauqua Municipal Airport, Iowa (6K9)
Come check it out and enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage served by the Keosauqua Lions. All pilots flying in, eat free! Great way to catch up with friends and there is no admission fee for the Fly-in. The public is welcome to attend. Bring your lawn chair and join the fun! Contact: 319-293-7111

Annual Fly In Pancake Breakfast
June 18, 2022
7:30 a.m. to11 a.m.
Moose Lake, Minnesota Airport

PIC Eat Free! Contact: Larry Peterson at 218-485-4441

76th Annual Flight Breakfast

June 19, 2022
7 to 11 a.m.
Harlan Municipal Airport, Harlan, Iowa (KHNR)
Home of “America’s Original Flight Breakfast.” Free to all fly-ins. Bacon, eggs, pancakes, milk, juice or coffee.
Sponsored by 8-Ball Aviation Club. Contact: Scott Pigsley, Airport Manager, 712-744-3366, spigsley@cityofharlan.com

EAA Chapter 100 Father's Day Fly-In Breakfast

June 19, 2022
7 to 11 a.m.
KTOB Airport, Dodge Center, Minnesota
Fly-In Breakfast , PICs Free. For questions, contact Duane Hora at 507-358-0495.

Hutchinson Fly-In Drive-In Pancake Breakfast and Antique Car Show

June 19, 2022
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hutchinson, Minnesota Airport

JC Water Carnival Fly-in/Drive-in Pancake Breakfast from 8 am to 1 pm. The meal is served by the local Hutchinson Civil Air Patrol Members. Antique cars will be on display sponsored by the Saturday Night Cruisers Car Club. Contact: Bernie Knutson, 612-723-8498

Burgers at Robco

June 23, 2022
5 to 7 p.m.
Robco Airport, Laporte, Minnesota
EAA Chapter 1397 is flying out to different airports every Thursday evening for burgers this summer. A new and exciting stop on our summer fly-out schedule in the Robco Airport (MN12)! Come enjoy the two grass runways and some burgers Thursday June 23 5-7pm. Bring a plane, bring a chair, and enjoy the fellowship of your fellow aviators! Contact: eaachapter.1397@gmail.com

Wells Wings and Wheels Fly-In Breakfast

June 26, 2022
7 a.m. to noon
Wells Municipal Airport (68Y)
Fly-In Breakfast and Classic Car Show; Serving: French toast, pancakes, ham, eggs to order, milk, coffee and juice. PIC free. Plane rides. Aviation 100LL available. Contact: Wells Aviation, 507-553-3100, wellsav@bevcomm.net

Fairmont Lions Fly-in Breakfast

June 26, 2022
7 a.m. to noon
Fairmont, Minnesota Municipal Airport (KFRM)
Serving pancakes, sausage, eggs, milk, coffee, juice; PIC free, adult in advance $7, at the door $8, children in advance (6-10), $4 at the door $5, children under 6 free. Contact: Wayne Kahler, 507-236-3604

Redwood Falls Rotary Fly-In Pancake Breakfast

June 26, 2022
8 a.m. to noon

Redwood Falls Airport - 500 Airport Rd, Redwood Falls, Minnesota
All you can eat pancakes and sausage. $8 advance, $10 at the door. Command pilots eat free. Contact: Shannon Guetter, 507-616-8322

Pancake Breakfast and Young Eagle Rally

June 26, 2022
8 a.m. to noon
Brion Memorial Airport – 3WN9 Strum, Wisconsin
Pancake Breakfast all you can eat and Young Eagle Rally (weather permitting). Airport info on Airnav 3WN9
CTAF 122.9. Contact: Mike Berg mikejudyberg@gmail.com 715-878-4492 or 715-533-5382

Burgers at AirCorps Aviation

June 30, 2022
5 to 7 p.m.
Bemidji Airport (BJI), Bemidji, Minnesota
EAA Chapter 1397 is flying out to different airports every Thursday evening for burgers this summer. Thursday July 7, 5-7pm AirCorps Aviation will be hosting us at their restoration hangar. You won't want to miss this one! Bring a plane, bring a chair, and come enjoy the fellowship of your fellow aviators! Contact: eaachapter.1397@gmail.com


July 2022


Starbuck Airport Pancake Breakfast

July 2, 2022
7 a.m. to noon
Starbuck, Minnesota
The Starbuck Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to be hosting the Annual Fly-In Breakfast at the Starbuck Airport on July 2, 2022. Chris Cakes will be serving all you can eat pancakes with sausage and a beverage from 7 am to noon. PIC’s are free. Cost is $8.00 and $4.00 for kids 10 and under. Stay for the day and participate in Heritage Days festivities in nearby downtown Starbuck, including a fun run, craft fair, car show, kids games, a parade, coronation, and fireworks at dusk. Contact: Don LIlienthal at 320-760-3033 or Tom Beuckens at 612-715-1995.

Austin Morning Lions Fly-in Breakfast

July 3, 2022
7 a.m. to 1 p.m
Austin Municipal Aiport (AUM)
Cost: Free will donation, Pilots free. Includes pancakes, sausage, Spam, coffee, milk and juice. Contact: Taggert, 507-440-6596.

Emmetsburg Kiwanis Flight Breakfast

July 3, 2022
8 a.m. to noon
Emmetsburg Municipal Airport (EGQ)
Emmetsburg Kiwanis Annual Flight Breakfast open to the public, pilots eat for free! We serve pancakes, omelettes, sausage, coffee, and juice. We also will have Mercy Air Care helicopter on site (provided they don't get a call for service). Contact: Mark Evans, 712-320-0447

"Best in the Midwest" Fly-in/Drive-in Breakfast

July 4, 2022
7 to 11 a.m.
Ogle County Airport – C55 Mount Morris, IL
Come and enjoy grass roots flying at our beautiful country airport and meet other dedicated aviation enthusiasts!
Breakfast includes: pancakes, scrambled eggs, hashbrowns, sausage, applesauce and drinks. Adults-$10 / Kids (5-12yr)-$5 / Children under 5yr-Free. Contact: Shellie Graden, hudeuni224@gmail.com, 319-830-0982

Golden Sky on the Fourth of July

July 4, 2022
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cassville High School Football Field (715 E Amelia St, Cassville, Wisconsin)
10 a.m. parade; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. concession, bounce houses and more; 11 a.m. kickball; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. music; 12:45 p.m. U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute jump; Stick around after the jump for more music, pie raffle, kid races and more fun! Contact: cassvilletourism.com, Tracy Fishnick, 608-725-5180, casstour@chorus.net

Fly In Pancake Breakfast – EAA 1498

July 9, 2022
8 a.m. to noon
Detroit Lakes Airport (DTL), Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
JC Water Carnival Fly-in/Drive-in Pancake Breakfast from 8 am to 12 pm. Pancake and sausage breakfast served by EAA Chapter 1498. Antique and classic cars. Contacts: Heather Kiebke, 701-640-8645;  Tim timchaboh@gmail.com

Lions Fly-In Breakfast at Airlake Airport part of Lakeville's Pan-O-Prog

July 10, 2022
7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
KLVN - Airlake Airport - Lakeville, Minnesota
The Lions have confirmed, (weather permitting) the appearance of the Minnesota Commemorative Air Force (CAF) "Warbirds." The CAF will fly-in the pride of the fleet, a WWII era North American B-25J Mitchell – Miss Mitchell. Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, Entenmann's pastries, milk, orange juice, and Lakeville's own Tapestry Coffee. Cost is $12 for adults and $7 for kids ages 5-12, with kids 4 and under free (1 free with each paid adult). There is free parking for this event. The pilot-in-command (PIC) of airplanes that fly in are provided a free breakfast. Save a $1 and cut to the front of the line with advanced ticket purchase. Advanced sales end at 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, 2022. Tickets available on Eventbrite.com. Contact: Paul Jacobus, 612-306-8157, lakevillelions.eventchair@gmail.com.

Viroqua EAA Chapter 1439 Fly-In / Drive-In Breakfast

July 10, 2022
7:30 a.m. to noon
Viroqua Municipal Airport [Y51] - 1320 Ellis West Rd., Viroqua, Wisconsin
Come enjoy Pancakes, Eggs, Sausage, Juice, Coffee and Milk. On display will be Airplanes, Medical helicopter, Antique Cars, Ambulance, Fire Truck and Police Car. Airplane rides by the Red Baron Flyers. Sign up your 8 through 17 year old child for a free Young Eagle Airplane ride planned for the afternoon. Contact: Wallace McHenry, 608-606-0878, powershootphotos@gmail.com

Burgers at Moberg's

July 14, 2022
5 to 7 p.m.
Moberg Airbase (MN13), Bemidji, Minnesota
EAA Chapter 1397 is flying out to different airports every Thursday evening for burgers this summer. For the second Thursday in July, we will be flying to Bemidji's own slice of heaven, the Moberg Airbase! We will be grilling 5-7pm. Bring a plane, bring a floatplane, bring a chair, and come enjoy the fellowship of your fellow aviators! Contact: eaachapter.1397@gmail.com

Benson Kid Day Flight Breakfast

July 17, 2022
7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Benson Municipal Airport - Benson, Minnesota
Breakfast hosted by Girls Gymnastics. PIC free. Contact: Kurt Flegel, 320-760-0458

Gandy Dancer Fly-in/Drive-in

July 23, 2022
7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Burnett County Regional Airport, Wisconsin
Display aircraft including Howard aircraft, military flyover, skydivers, aerobatic show, breakfast, various food vendors, lots of fun for everyone. Free admission and free parking. Contact: Dave Basten.


August 2022


Burgers at Nary

Aug. 4, 2022
5 to 7 p.m.
Nary Airport – Shefland Field, Nary, Minnesota

EAA Chapter 1397 is flying out to different airports every Thursday evening for burgers this summer. We will be flying to "Nary International" to grill some burgers 5-7pm! Bring a plane, bring a chair, and come enjoy the fellowship of your fellow aviators! Contact: eaachapter.1397@gmail.com

40th Annual Fly-In Breakfast

Aug. 7, 2022
7:30 a.m. to noon
Ellen Church Field (Airport) - Cresco, Iowa
The Cresco Chamber invites you to come out to Ellen Church Field (Airport) on Sunday, August 7, 2022, from 7:30am-12:00pm for all you can eat omelets, pancakes, and beverages. Tickets are $10.00. Advance sales are available at the Cresco Chamber/Welcome Center, CUSB Bank, and Cresco Bank & Trust. Pilots and passengers eat free. Airplanes will be on display, and rides will be available! Contact: Jason Passmore, 563-547-3434, hcbt@cedausa.com.

Aitkin Flyers Wild Rice Pancake Breakfast

Aug. 7, 2022
8 a.m.
Aitkin Municipal Airport - AIT Aitkin, Minnesota
Annual fly-in Wild Rice Pancake Breakfast! Pancakes, sausage, bacon, juice, coffee! The most delicious pancakes ever! Event starts at 8 a.m. and runs until we are out of food! Contact: trudiamundson@yahoo.com

Longville flyers annual pancakefest

Aug. 7, 2022
8 a.m. to noon
Longville, Minnesota KXVG

Don't miss this one! Discounted avgas, big grills (no waiting), cars from "our" era, static displays WX permitting. Our 15th, well organized and smooth for attendees! Contact: Steve Shallbetter, 218 682 2268.

Fly-In / Drive-In Breakfast

Aug. 14, 2022
8 a.m. to noon
Mahnomen County Airport (3N8)

Sponsored by the Mahnomen-Waubun Area Lions. Contact: Bill Nelson 218-280-1585

Albert Lea Fly-in/ Drive in Breakfast

Aug. 14, 2022
8 a.m. to noon
Albert Lea Airport – AEL Albert Lea, Minnesota
Come enjoy breakfast at the recently renovated Albert Lea Airport! Breakfast starts at 8am. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, OJ, and coffee. PIC eats free, adults (ages 12+) $8, children 12 and under $5, children 2 and under Free. Veterans, EMTs, law enforcement, and fire fighters gets 50% off. Contact: Jenny Mulholland 507-383-7144

EAA Chapter 1397 Moberg Fly-in

Aug. 19-20, 2022
Noon
Moberg Air Base Airport – MN13 Bemidji, Minnesota
Brat cookout, bonfire, and underwing camping Friday night. Pastries and Coffee Saturday morning. Pulled pork and corn on the cob lunch Saturday. Moberg’s Airbase accommodates both wheel and seaplanes. Water landing 5280 feet, Grass strip 2114 feet. Shuttle from nearby BJI airport (1 mile away), Use 122.8 BJI unicom frequency, Lavatory & fuel available on field, Bring your own tie-downs and chocks. Contact: chapters.eaa.org/eaa1397

Mankato Fly-In Breakfast

Aug. 21, 2022
7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m
Mankato Municipal Airport - Sohler Field, Mankato, Minnesota - KMKT Comm: 122.725

Warbirds, Classic Cars & Motorcycles, Live Music, Dick's special pancake recipe, Eggs your way, Sausage, Real Maple Syrup from Skinny Sticks, Coffee, Juice, All you can eat. PIC Free, Airplane Rides. Compliments of EAA Chapter 642 Funds Used to Award Aviation Scholarships. Tickets $10.00 Children 5 and under-free. Contact: Tony 507-380-8377 Jon 507-317-1958 Doug 507-420-4881 Gary 507-388-3222

2022 Paynesville Airshow

Aug. 27, 2022
9 a.m. to 5 p.m
Paynesville, Minnesota

2022 Paynesville Airshow featuring Craig Gifford, Galen Kilam, and RAD Aerosports. Band and Beer Garden following the Airshow. Underwing Camping Available. Flour Drop Contest. Contact: thomas.fread@gmail.com


September 2022


EAA Chapter 1658 Annual Sweet Corn & Brat Fly In

Sept. 3, 2022
10 a.m to 2 p.m.
Glencoe Municipal Airport (GYL)
Free Young Eagle Rides 8am-10am for ages 8-17 yrs. Sweet Corn, Brats, Sauerkraut meal - $10 advance, $11 at the door, under age 12 $6, under 3 free. PICs eat free. Welcome Classic Cars, Antique Tractors. Drawing for free airplane rides. Contact: Stuart 320-583-8367 Jim 320-310-8522 Ray 320-864-5805

Back by popular demand.... 2022 Grass is a Gas Poker Run

Sep 10, 2022
7:30 a.m to 2 p.m.
Brainerd, Minnesota

Start and finish at Brainerd, fly to four grass strips in northern Minnesota, play your hand when you return. Great prizes for best 3 hands and many, many prizes by drawing. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m., briefing at 8:15 a.m. and return to Brainerd by 1:30 p.m. One hand per person, max of two hands per aircraft. Strictly limited to 52 total hands, get there early to assure your spot. Sponsored by Brainerd EAA Chapter 1610. Contact: Mike Petersen 612-750-2981 Winger701@gmail.com

Lions Fly-In Breakfast

Sept. 11, 2022
7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
New Ulm Municipal Airport - New Ulm, Minnesota
Serving All You Can Eat Pancakes, Sausages, Apple Sauce, Coffee, Milk and Juice. Adults Advance $10, at the door $11. Children 5-12 $4. Children 4 and under free. Free Breakfast for all fly-in pilots. Supporting the Sight, Hearing and Diabetes Impaired. Contact: 612-501-2719 or bbschir@comcast.net