Butler County Times Gazette
  • El Dorado Airport to host annual fly-in

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  • 1 A hot breakfast will begin the fly-in on Saturday morning. A local boy scout troop will be serving the breakfast. They will also be accepting donations, but the breakfast is free of charge.
    2 Children and families of all ages are invited to explore the various planes on the tarmac. In previous years, several models of airplanes have been present. “Last year we had several bi-planes that came in and some older planes,” said Airport Manager Caleb Marsh. “We get a lot of personal planes and smaller aircraft at the fly-in. We have all different types of planes.”
    3 Children ages 8-17 will be given the opportunity to ride in several of the airplanes present. The young eagles flights will begin at 8:30 a.m. Children wishing to ride in one of the lanes will need a parent present.
    About the Fly-In
    when 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16. For information, call 316-321-1327.
    where The Captain Wilbur Jackson Thomas Memorial Airport, 1485 SE 30th  St. near El Dorado.
    Admission Free 

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