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Event:
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
Start:
July 22, 2019
End:
July 28, 2019
Cost:
30
Category:
Organizer:
Experimental Aircraft Association
Phone:
920-426-4800
Updated:
July 9, 2015
Venue:
Wittman Regional Airport
Phone:
920-236-4930
Address:
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525 W. 20th Avenue, Oshkosh, WI, 54902, United States
EAA AirVenture smoke signal

EAA AirVenture 50 year celebration

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh name in smoke

Yep, they can spell out anything at EAA!

EAA AirVenture is the World’s Largest Fly-In! What CAN’T you experience here? This year, they’re celebrating 50 years in Oshkosh, with extra celebrations all around!

EAA stands for Experimental Aircraft Association, and it’s a total blast. Whether you come to fly or just watch, you experience the world’s greatest aviation celebration. Warbirds. Vintage. Homebuilts. Ultralights, even the Blue Angels!

Enjoy all kinds of planes, aerobatics, hands-on workshops, and celebrations. AirVenture draws flight enthusiasts from across the globe, briefly turning Oshkosh’s Wittman Regional Airport into one of the busiest airports in the world.

Aerial firefighting will be a major theme at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 with support from the U.S. Forest Service and other aircraft operators and manufacturers. EAA will also be working with the U.S. Forest Service and other entities to bring various firefighting aircraft to AirVenture to allow visitors to see them up close.

The annual fly-in convention kicks off Monday with free admission for Oshkosh residents and an opening-night concert featuring pop-rock band The Fray.

Throughout the week, a ton of other activities will take place including a tribute to World War II flying ace Bud Anderson, the 50th anniversary of the Boeing 747, and a celebration of 50 years since Apollo 11, featuring astronaut Michael Collins.

EAA AirVenture Aerial Firefighting

EAA AirVenture runs a full week, from Monday, July 22 – Sunday, July 28, 2019. Regular features and attractions include air shows and aircraft neighborhoods where you can check out full assortments of plane types and styles. Plus, there’s KidVenture for the young ones, the Aviators Club, Aviation Gateway Park, the Pathways Pavilion, and more.

Plenty of activities run all day. But into the evening, concerts, feature films, and special programs take place to keep the fun going. It’s a full week of camaraderie.

Here’s some video to help get you fully into the spirit!

Be sure to check out the EAA AirVenture Museum while you’re there. Hit I-41, U.S. 45, or Highways 21, 26, 44, 76, or 91 to get you to Oshkosh to take in all the fun of EAA’s AirVenture!

Ticket prices vary, check this out for all the details.

EAA AirVenture Address:

Wittman Regional Airport
525 W. 20th Avenue
Oshkosh, WI 54902
Website
Fly over to AirVenture.org for all the info!



EAA AirVenture Oskhosh plane on display

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