Reserve Your Seat for Lunch!

Lunch is Served! Please join us at 12:30 for lunch in the main hangar.  A donation of at least $25...


Rise Above! The Redtails are Coming!

This one-of-a-kind RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit is housed in a 53′ long customized trailer with sides...


Flying 5K Race & 1-Mile Memorial Walk

[ujicountdown id="Flying 5K Run" expire="2013/06/08 10:30" hide = "true"] The First Annual Flying 5K...


Young Eagles Flights

The EAA Young Eagles program was launched in 1992 to give interested young people, ages 8 – 17, an...


Classic Car Cruise-In!

Free! Classic Car Cruise-in all day. (8:00 AM to 5:00 PM) All makes, models and years are welcome. Drive...


ECOPA Fly-In 10:00AM to Noon

The East Central Ohio Pilot’s Association (ECOPA) will host a Safety Seminar with WINGS credit...


Local Food!

There will be a variety of food and beverages on hand all day for the event. Bring your family, your...


Ride in a Rocket Ship Car!

Straight from the Euclid Beach Boys! The history behind the Rocket Ship Car® goes all the way back...


Hot Air Balloon Flight Raffle!

Catch the view from above the airport in the Sublime, a real hot air balloon piloted by Lynee Bixler...


Photos with Vintage Airplanes

There will be a photo booth on the tarmac where you can don an old flying helmet and have your photo...


Big Band and Swing with the Garetttones

Big Band, Swing and Jazz!  Live music performances will be provided by the Garretttones!  Songs from...


Event Schedule

Saturday June 8, 2013. *This schedule is still being developed.  Check back here frequently for additional...


Welcome to the Colonel William Marsh Bower Center at Portage County Airport in
Ravenna, Ohio!


Our new center will be dedicated on Saturday, June 8, 2013.  You are invited to join us for our first annual Flying 5K Run and 1-Mile Memorial Walk to honor veterans. Great prizes from our sponsors!

There will be Big Band and Swing music from the Garretttones, local food and a classic car show!  Meet Metro Life Flight helicopter pilots and emergency medical staff.

Bring your kids out for a fun day at the airport.  Rocketship car rides all day!  The Tuskeegee Airmen and the movie, Rise Above will be here. The East Central Ohio Pilot’s helicopter2Association will be hosting a fly-in and safety seminar on the north ramp in hangar C1 from 10:00 AM to noon.  See vintage airplanes.  Kids aged 8-17 can register for a free Young Eagles flight from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM with pilots from local EAA Chapters 5 and 1455.  The Corsair Model Aircraft Club will have model aircraft in the main hangar to see all day.

Winners of Flying 5K Race in the men’s and women’s division will win a helicopter ride around the airport!  Local balloon twister, entertainer Mot Buchanan will be here to amaze you with his colorful sculptures and magic.  Meet the pilots from Lost in Oscar Hotel and see the two 1946 Piper J3 Cubs that flew on a 9-day 1,809 mile adventure to land in all of Ohio’s 88 counties.

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