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2017 Willits Airport Day

& Lions Club Fly-In

Saturday, Sept. 23

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Free Lions Club Lunches for exhibiting pilots.

  

LionsClubWelcome to the 25th annual Willits Airport Day, sponsored by the City of Willits to celebrate its popular community airport. Airplane and helicopter rides over the beautiful Little Lake Valley will be sold and a variety of aircraft will be on display.

 

The Willits Lions Club will be celebrated for the many community services they provide. The Lions Club will sell their famous tri-tip sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs, and sodas with free lunch for pilots who display their aircraft. (Sign in at the Pilot Registration booth.) 

 

Expected exhibitors include REACH Air Medical Services, CalFire, California Highway Patrol, U.S. Coast Guard, Willits-Brooktrails Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Mendocino County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team, Mendocino County Amateur Radio Communications Service, Brooktrails Fire Department, Little Lake Fire Department, Willits Police Department, National Weather Service and others. During the event, REACH employees will hold an open house at their medical services base at Willits Airport with guided tours of a state-of-the-art H135 helicopter and their office and staff quarters. Other services will offer displays, exhibits, and information booths. American Legion Post 174 color guard will open the celebration with a flag ceremony. Admission is free!

 

Willits Municipal Airport, owned and operated by the City of Willits, is located 4.8 miles northwest on Sherwood Road and 1 mile east on Poppy. Follow the AIRPORT signs. Additional information on the 2017 Willits Airport Day & Lions Club Fly-In is available by calling Airport Manager Dan Ramsey at (707) 841-6252.