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Aug 4-5: Milaca, MN, Milaca Municipal Airport (18Y), 50th Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast (Aug 5 Breakfast) and Flag Retirement Ceremony (Aug 4 at 6:30 p.m.), underwing camping available. Contact John Oldenburg, Airport Manager at 320-983-6547, 320-267-6898,, or contact Tammy Pfaff, City Manager, 320-983-3141, or

August 5: Springfield, MN, Springfield Municipal Airport (D42) Fly-In/Glide-In/Classic Car Drive-In, Breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon. Contact John Ryan 507-920-7816,

Aug 5: Longville, MN, Longville Airport (KXVG), 13th Annual Longville Flyers Pancake Breakfast Fly-In, 8 a.m. – noon. Contact Scott Stuart 402-488-3876

Aug 5: Bay City, WI, Red Wing Regional Airport (RGK). Hiawatha Valley EAA Chapter 1518 42nd Annual pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Contact, Dan Marrs (715) 307-2468

Aug 7: White Bear Lake, MN, Benson's Airport (6MN9), EAA Chapter 745 Hamburger Social Fly-In/Drive-In, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. There is normally 100LL on the airport, but call ahead. Kim (763) 503-0161, Airport (651) 429-0315

Aug. 5: Red Wing, MN, Red Wing Regional Airport. Hiawatha Valley EAA Chapter 1518, 42nd Annual 8:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. 

Fly in / drive in all you can eat pancake breakfast 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. $20 for family, $7 for adults and $4 for kids 12 and under. For more information visit our website at, or call Dan Marrs at 715-307-2468.

Aug 9: Hibbing, MN, Range Regional Airport (HIB) Top Bun Fly-In/Drive-In, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. FBO (218) 263-4353

August 10: Two Harbors, MN, Two Harbors Airport (KTWM) EAA Chapter 1128 Free Fly-In/Drive-In Outdoor Movie, Walt Disney’s Planes Fire & Rescue movie starts at dusk (about 8:30 p.m., Contact:

Aug 11: Pelican Rapids, MN, Pelican Rapids Airport (47y), Pelican Rapids Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast. Pelican Rapids Lions Club, PIC free. Contact Brent E. Frazier (218) 850 – 3770

Aug 12: Lino Lakes, MN, Surfside Seaplane Base (8Y4), MSPA Annual Pig Roast, contact Steve Guetter, 952-484-9457

Aug 12: CANCELLED Lake Elmo, MN, Lake Elmo Airport (21D), EAA Chapter 54 Lake Elmo Aviation Day, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Contact Jim Pearsall, 651-494-4579,

Aug 17-18: Bemidji, MN, EAA Chapter 1397, Annual Ralph Moberg Private Wheel & Seaplane Base Fly-In, (Turf: MN13/ Water: 96 M). Friday- bonfire and brat cookout, Saturday - Pancake Breakfast at BJI. Contact Gary Gregg 218-556-1611

Aug 18: Bemidji, MN, Bemidji Regional Airport (BJI), Flapjack Fly-In 8 a.m.-11a.m. sponsored by Bemidji Aviation and Bemidji Regional Airport. Contact Bemidji Aviation 218-751-1880

Aug 19: Mankato, MN, Mankato Municipal Airport (KMKT), EAA Chapter 642 fly-In Breakfast, 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m., PIC free. Contact Jon: 507-317-1958, Tony: 507-317-8377

Aug 19: Preston, MN, Preston-Fillmore County Airport (KFKA), Pancake Fly-In Breakfast 7 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Contact Dave Menacing 507-951-1788

Aug 23: Hibbing, MN, Range Regional Airport (HIB) Top Bun Fly-In/Drive-In, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. FBO (218) 263-4353, Unicom 123.0

Aug 25: Luverne, MN, Luverne Municipal Airport (KLYV) Fly-In Breakfast, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.,Kris Cakes, PIC Free, Young Eagle rides. Contact Ben Baum, Sierra Delta Aviation 605-413-5028

Aug 26: Windom, MN, Windom Municipal Airport (MWM 122.9) Windom Eagles Model Airplane Club/Windom Lions Club Fly-In Breakfast 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. PIC's free. Contact: Brian 507-830-0273 or

Aug. 26: Litchfield, MN. Annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast, 7 a.m.-noon, Litchfield Municipal (KLJF). PICs free. Jim, (320) 693-6189.

Aug 26: Grygla, MN, Lions Fly-In Breakfast, Grygla Municipal (3G2), 7 a.m.-noon. PCs free. Fall festival, family activities during the day. Contact Brent Klamar, 218-689-4364

Aug 26: Owatanna, MN, Owatanna Degner Regional Airport (KOWA) Fly-In Breakfast 8 a.m.-12 p.m. hosted by Owatanna Squadron Civil Air Patrol. Contact Lea B. Jennings

Sept 1: Glencoe, MN, Glencoe Municipal Airport (KGYL), EAA Chapter 92, Glencoe UltraLite Flyers annual Sweet corn and Bratwurst Feed Fly-In, 10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m.. Contact Stuart Selchow, 320-238-2376, cell 320-583-8367, or Chapter website,

Sept 8: Brainerd, MN, Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (KBRD), Brainerd Poker Run, Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. Contact Mike Peterson (612) 750-2981,

Sept 8: Grand Rapids/Itasca County Airport (GPZ). EAA Chapter 412 Fly-In and Breakfast 8:00 a.m. – noon. Free pancake breakfast but donations are accepted. Gun raffle tickets are also available for purchase until 12 noon. 

Sept 8-9: Maple Lake, MN, Maple Lake Airport (KMGG), Sat. Young Eagles flights in the morning; cook-out at 5 p.m., Underwing camping available. Sunday, 32nd Annual Maple Lake FAA Chapter 878 Pork Chop Feed 11 a.m.-2 p.m., contact Greg Thomes at 320-363-3738 or Kurt (612) 209-3478.

Sept 9: New Ulm, New Ulm Municipal Airport (KULM) 45th Annual Fly-In Breakfast, Lions Club of New Ulm 45th Annual Fly-In Breakfast, 7:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., PIC free, Supporting the Sight, Hearing and Diabetes Impaired.

Sept 15: Mora, MN, Mora Municipal Airport (KJMR), Fly-In Breakfast 8 a.m.-12 p.m., hosted by the Lions Club. Contact Joe Kolhgraf 612-390-8217

Sept. 16: Hector, MN, Hector Municipal Airport (1D6),76th annual all you can eat, fly-in breakfast PICs free 7:30 a.m – 12:30 p.m. Sponsored by Hector Lions and Sky Apply. Kids Ping Pong Ball Drop 11:15 am. Featured aircraft “1962 Huey UH1-C/H Oldest Huey still Flying” CTAF 122.8. Contact Ed Newberg 320-979-1270

Sept 22: Grand Marais/Cook, Grand Marais/Cook County Airport (KCKC), Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast, hosted by the Arrowhead Eagles Aero Club, 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Open House for New A&D building, Sea Plane Base is available, too, just a short walk, or call ahead and we'll pick you up! Contact Rodney Roy, 218-387-3024,


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