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Fly-ins and events


July 2022


Olivia Lions Fly In Breakfast

July 31, 2022
8 a.m. to noon
Olivia Regional Airport (KOVL)
Pilots-in-Command eat free!
Breakfast includes eggs, local Prairie Meats sausage, pancakes, coffee, milk, juice. This is the final day of the Olivia Corn Capital Days celebration. Contact: Rich Haugen at 320-522-2115 or email to richard.haugen@yahoo.com


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

Humboldt Municipal Airport Flight Breakfast

Aug. 7, 2022
7 a.m. to noon
Humboldt Municipal Airport (0K7), Humboldt, Iowa

Humboldt Rotary Club's 20th Annual Flight Breakfast. Free to PIC. Big breakfast and live entertainment from 9-11 a.m. Contact: Dave Dodgen, dave@growthland.com, 515-368-1714.

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, Aug. 7, 2022, from 7:30 a.m. to noon for all you can eat omelets, pancakes, and beverages. Tickets are $10. 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.

Forest Lake Airport Open House and Pancake Breakfast

Aug. 13, 2022
8 a.m. to noon
Forest Lake Airport (25D), Forest Lake, Minnesota

EAA Chapter 1638 Sponsored Pancake Breakfast; $9 per person. Ages five and under are free. PICs are free. More information: forestlakeairport.org

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

Fillmore County Fly In Drive In Breakfast

Aug. 27, 2022
8 a.m. to 11 a.m
KFKA Preston, MN

Fly In Drive In Breakfast Fillmore County Airport (KFKA) Breakfast served by B&B Bowl $10 adults $5 kids. Enjoy Classic cars by (Fins and Films. Red Baron Flyers will also be giving rides for $40/ person. Contact: bkohn@co.fillmore.mn.us 507-951-7451

Luverne Municipal Airport Fly In/Drive In Pancake Breakfast

Aug. 27, 2022
7 a.m. to 12 p.m
KLYV Luverne, MN

Free pancake breakfast for pilots in command and classic car owners or drivers.
Other attractions: EAA Young Eagles Airplane rides for children, Skydive Adventures, Inflatables for Kids, Air Ambulance on Display, Aircraft and Classic Cars on Display. Contact: Ben Baum, Tailwinds Aircraft Services, LLC, (605) 413-5028

2022 Paynesville Airshow

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

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

Annual Roland Klamar Fly-in/ Drive--in Pancake Breakfast

Aug. 28, 2022
7 a.m. to noon
Grygla Municipal Airport (3G2), Grygla, MN

Breakfast serving hot pancakes ,sausage , scrambled eggs, coffee, and juice. PIC eat free. Sponsored by Grygla Lions Club. Contact: Brent Klamar, 218-689-4364.



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

ANNUAL BOWSTRING AIRPORT FALL COLORS - Sept 23 through Sept 25

Sept. 23, 2022
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
9Y0 - Bowstring Airport
Fly-In/Drive-In/Camp-Out. Friday Evening through Sunday Afternoon: September 23rd, 24th, and 25th, 2022
There is no weather date. Friday evening: 5-7 pm, burgers and brats; campfire. Saturday: 7-10 am: pancakes, eggs and sausage; noon - 3 pm: burgers, brats and potato salad; 4-6 pm: fish and spuds; campfire. Sunday: 7- 10 am: pancakes, eggs and sausage; noon – 3 pm: chili; Contact: Ken Reichert, 218-244-6328