Runway Fest- a night of flight n' fun
@ Dayton Wright Brothers Airport

Looking for some high flying fun close to home? Join us for the First Annual Runway Fest at Wright Brothers Airport on August 3 from 6 to 10 PM! Marvel at the Wright B Flyer and B-17 on display along with many other planes. Hop on board for a hot air balloon ride or do some airborne acrobatics of your own in the kids’ bounce house. Have more than a passing interest in aviation? Sign up for flight instruction or to volunteer at the Wright B Museum on-site! Food and free water and lemonade will be available. Enjoy live music throughout the evening and a fireworks display at the end of the night. Spend your evening in Miami Township and delight in a night of flight ‘n fun at Runway Fest!

Event Details
Friday August 03, 2012
06:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Venue Details
Dayton Wright Brothers Airport
10570 Springboro Pike
Miamisburg, OH 45342-4956

Phone: (937) 885-5580

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Originally named the “Montgomery County Airport,” the Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport was constructed in the early by the industrialist, Charles F. Kettering, to support one of the nation’s first corporate flight departments.  The Airport’s primary role was to serve as a private general aviation airport for southern Montgomery County, Ohio.

To honor the Wilbur and Orville Wright and celebrate Dayton’s rich aviation history, Dayton General Airport South was renamed “Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport” on December 6, 1995.   Today, Airport facilities include a runway equipped with a partial precision approach consisting of a localizer (LOC), approach lighting system (MALS), runway lighting (MIRL) and a visual approach lighting system (VASI), 68 T-hangars, 6 conventional hangars, 5,000 sq. ft. maintenance facility and  9,600 sq. ft administration building.