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Hancock County Airport Open House Saturday, September 10 – Free Young Eagles Flights

The Hancock County Airport is having an Open House on Saturday, September 10 at 500 Airport Road in Lewisport.

Free plane rides will be offered for children 8-17, but you must sign them up before they will be allowed to ride!

Register your children (ages 8-17) for these awesome Young Eagle Flights .

If you don’t have access to a computer, go to either the Hawesville or Lewisport libraries and they will help you sign up online. Or, call Gary Wilcox at 270-315-4601.

   These free introductory flights are offered through the Young Eagles program and made possible through the generosity of EAA member volunteers and sponsors like Phillips 66.

The free planes rides will start at 9:00 a.m. and last until 3:00 p.m.

Helicopter rides by KC Helicopters will also be offered for $50 a person.

A bouncy house, for the young at heart, will be at this fun event.

Food and drinks will be available as well.

By Jennifer Wimmer

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