Saturday, August 12, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
We are excited to host our 5th annual Aviation Education Day presented by Corporate Wings at South Bend International Airport! This event grew five-fold last year, and we are thrilled to keep the momentum going this year with additional activities, more food options, and even the chance to win a $250 Allegiant travel voucher!
This free event is open to the public for people of all ages. If you’re interested in learning more about aviation, having the opportunity to get a glimpse behind the scenes at the airport, and experiencing a day full of aviation-related fun, this event is perfect for you! It will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on the airfield at the Studebaker Hangar west of the main terminal.
Here’s what you can expect:
Young Eagles Introductory Flights for kids ages 8-17*
Private Pilot Ground School Presentations
F-16 Drone Demonstrations by Drone Pilot Brady Ornat
Airport Equipment Showcase – Snow Equipment, Firetrucks & De-icing Vehicles
Airfield Tours + Photo Opportunities on the Runway
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts Aviation Badge Completion
Three Virtual Reality Simulator Trailers
Aviation Bounce House/Games/Arts & Crafts
Sweazy Q Catering Food Truck**
Victorian Pantry Catering Food Truck**
Junbuggies Authentic Mexican Food Truck**
Kona Ice Shaved Ice**
*Flights available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration at check-in requires a parent/guardian signature.
Join us for a day of fun, food, and all things aviation at South Bend International Airport!