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AirExpo 2019 – A Celebration of Flight and Fun for All Ages

Saturday, July 13 – 9am-5pm
Sunday, July 14 – 9am-4pm

A visual feast of technology innovation from the 20th century to today will be on full display on the ground and in the air at this year’s popular Wings of the North AirExpo at Flying Cloud Airport on July 13 – 14 (9am-5pm on Saturday and 9am-4pm Sunday). 

In addition to approximately 40 iconic flying airplanes including the spectacular Wings of the North collection, participants will enjoy exhibits, famous planes used in training, combat and general aviation and have the opportunity to meet heroes from the WWII era through today.  Flights will be available for purchase in aircraft including planes and helicopters.

Food options include a pancake breakfast from 8-11 a.m. each day (Adults $8, Kids $4, under 5 free) and food vendors on site.

Interested in sponsoring the event?  Please contact Bob Jasperson here.

Interested in volunteering at AirExpo? Sorry, we’ve got all the volunteers we need this year.


Tickets are now available at the gate! Online ticketing has ended.

  • $20.00 for adults, this includes one child admission 17 and under for every paid adult. 
  • $5.00 children 8-17 years old

AirExpo Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Bronze Sponsorship

Supporter Sponsorship


Aircraft Attending AirExpo

Please keep in mind that aircraft break and weather changes. We will do our best to keep this list up to date.

Yankee Air Museum’s B-17G Flying Fortress Yankee Lady (tickets to ride here)
WOTN’s North American P-51D Sierra Sue II
WOTN’s Chance-Vought F4U-4 Corsair
WOTN’s T-6 North American Texan (and others including SNJ’s)
WOTN’s General Motors TBM-3E Avenger
WOTN’s Boeing N2S-1 and PT-17 Stearman
2 A-10 Thunderbolt II’s from Maryland Air National Guard 104th Fighter Squadron
Douglas AD-4 Skyraider
State Patrol helicopter
Life Link III  helicopter
Howard 500
Grumman Albatross
P-51D Mustang, North American SNJ, and Curtiss P-40 Warhawk from Fagen Fighters

UH-60 Blackhawk from C Company, 2nd General support Aviation Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment in St.Cloud
Clay Adams’ 1929 Curtiss Travel Air E-4000
Rides available! Contact
Aero Vodochody L-39
Grand Forks Customs and Border Protection’s Airbus AS350 Light Enforcement Helicopter

VIP’s Attending AirExpo 

Gary Black-F-14 RIO
Lyle Bradley-USMC, Corsair pilot
Robert Bromschwig P-51D pilot
Chuck Burin-Forward Air Controller
Chuck Childs-WWII, B-17 pilot
Dr. John Clark-B-17 pilot
Ralph Delperdang- F-4 WSO
Dick Donaldson WWII B-29 pilot
Myron Engel-MN Marine Reserve
Dan Farkas-Skyraider pilot
Jim Floring- Forward Air Controller
Gus Gustafson – F-105 Wild Weasel Pilot
Robert Holmstrom WWII B-24 tail gunner
Mike Huttner- C-130 Pilot
Leonard Jankowski-Navy pilot
Herb Japs-KC-135 navigator
Dick Kaminski- WWII B-17 Waist gunner
Ron Kelly-F-86 pilot
Joe Latham-F-4 Pilot
David Lundin-Navy pilot 
TJ Mannion-AD Skyraider pilot
Lou Martin-C-133 pilot
Jim McDougall-PBY Blackcat pilot
Bruce Myers USN F-14 RIO
Andy Niemyer A-1/A-3 Pilot 
Del Owen-Navy test pilot
Alex Plechash-F-4 Phantom pilot
Kirk Ransom-F-4 Pilot
Jim Rasmussen WWII B-17 Navigator
Mike Rehbein-C-140 flight engineer
Joe Repya- UH-60 Black Hawk pilot
Paul Sailer-UH-1 Huey and OH-58 Kiowa pilot
Glenn Sell-B-52 EWO
Bruce Young-Forward Air Controller
John Zimitsch- B-52 Navigator

Parking is available for free onsite.  Proceed to Gate A (by the tower) and you will be directed to the parking area.  You can use the map below to get directions to the museum building which is right by Gate A.