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Gary Wilcox

Kids flock to airport for free plane rides

Approximately 60 kids received free plane rides through the Young Eagles program at the Hancock County Airport Open House Saturday. The first flights started just after 9 a.m., with the last flight taking off at approximately 2:30 p.m. Six pilots volunteered their time and aircraft for the free flights. The pilots were Mark Byrne, Charlie…

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Hancock County Airport Open House; Saturday, October 9

After a short break, the Hancock County Airport Open House returns on Saturday, October 9. The airport is located at 500 Airport Road in Lewisport, close to Commonwealth Rolled Products. The highlight of the open house is free flights from the Young Eagles program for kids age 8 to 17. Over the years, hundreds of…

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