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AirVenture Extravaganza Gets Better And Better – Part 1

New EAA Education Center Makes Debut During Oshkosh

 

August 1, 2022

Tim Hennagir

EAA's original Brown Arch, built in 1971, served as the official flight line entryway at the EAA Fly-In (AirVenture). The famed and historic arch became "The Gateway to Aviation," a symbol of the innovation and craftsmanship brought to AirVenture each year.

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022 attendance skyrocketed to approximately 650,000 – a new record total. That mark is about 7% above 2021's attendance of 608,000.

The previous high attendance mark was 642,000 in 2019. More than 800 exhibitors participated in the event, along with 797 media representatives from six continents.

"There were several factors involved in the record attendance this year, in addition to the great weather," said EAA CEO and Chairman Jack Pelton. "Programs such as the U.S. Air Force 75th contributed to exciting aerial displays all week, and it was a joy to welcome intern...



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