FULTON – Bring the kids to the Oswego County Airport on August 3 for Airport Day.
Enjoy family fun on the ground and in the air with a free open house from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the facility located at 40 Airport Drive, just off County Route 176 in Fulton.
The event features helicopter rides for a small fee.
The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles Flights program also provides free 10- to 15-minute flights aboard a certified small aircraft for children ages 8 to 17.
The group’s local chapter #486 operates the program which is aimed at introducing youth to aviation and nurturing their interest.
It works with licensed pilots who volunteer their time, plane and fuel.
Other highlights of the event include a classic car show, a stationary drone exhibit, chicken barbecue with Kim’s Smokin’ BBQ, and a full day of family fun and games.
Tailwinds Diner, located at the airport, will also be open for regular menu service until 4 p.m. for the event.
The restaurant is open to the public Wednesdays through Sundays from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For event details, call 315-591-9130.
To learn more about the Oswego County Airport, visit http://www.oswegocounty.com/airport/index2.html.
For more family fun, go to www.visitoswegocounty.com.