The Windsor International Airport is set to host its first-ever FREE Public Open House on Saturday, September 29th, 2012 from 11:00am to 4:00pm. The public is invited to come and enjoy static displays, airplane rides, tours and fly-bys including the Harvard, Yellow Birds and Hamilton Lancaster Bomber throughout the day.
The event will showcase Windsor's aviation assets and rich aviation history and will be held in conjunction with the City of Windsor's Culture Days, a collaborative coast-to-coast-to-coast volunteer movement to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities.
The event schedule* is as follows:
11am Gates Open to the Public (Airport Road Entrance)
11am - 4pm Free Open House Events:
Static Displays: Lancaster Bomber Reunion Local Aircraft displays Vintage Cars / Military Equipment
Tours: Canadian Historical Aircraft Association Museum (aircraft restorations) Airport Maintenance Hangar Windsor Flying Club Journey Air
Kids Play Area
1pm - 4pm Flight Events Open:
Harvard Fly-by Yellow Bird Fly-by Great Windsor Aircraft Rally Hamilton Lancaster Bomber Fly-by Aerial Message Drop Competition Local Aircraft Aeros (T-51, Chipmunks, RV-7)
4pm Official Closing
Parking in designated lots will be complimentary and may be accessed from Airport Road or County Road 42 and Hayes Road.
Come join us for this FREE event and bring your friends and families for a fun-filled day!
* Scheduled events are subject to change.
About Windsor International
Airport Windsor International Airport (YQG) is owned by the City of Windsor and operated by Your Quick Gateway (Windsor) Inc., a federal share corporation of the City of Windsor. YQG is a full service airport serving scheduled and charter passenger airlines, private and military aircraft as well as cargo carriers. The Airport is situated on an international border between Canada and the United States, with a population approaching 5 million within a 45 minute drive. For more information, please visit our website at www.yqg.ca
Windsor International Airport
519-969-2430 Ext. 420