IL: Joliet airport fly-in

Come on out for the sweet scent of Avgas and awll. It’s an excuse to get together, spin some yarns, get out your hardware, chow down and celebrate Friends, Aircraft / Flight and collector cars. If you have a plane or unique car – please bring it and bring a good story … it will not be fact checked.

My dad soloed me at the Joliet airport on December 26 (can’t remember the year) but it’s too cold to celebrate then so this is a June 26, 2021 half year Wings & Wheels party at “T” hangar L11 which is the most north and east “T” hangar at the airport. It starts at 11:30. If you fly in there is parking and if you drive a collector car we will park you on the ramp in front of L 11. The 90 year old airport is located at 4000 West Jefferson (Rt 52). There will be food and a food truck but ONLY if you RSVP.

There is no agenda, presentation, speech or magic show. There will be non-vegan comfort food available IF you RSVP. Live guitar.

EAA, CAF, amphibs, FoMoCo / Shelby, Mopar, GM, Piper, Cessna, Beech, Grumman, Stearman, White Sox, and even cubs fans are welcome.


a) what car / plane will you bring?
b) how many in your party?
c) any additional people / collector car / plane and their contact who might accompany you?
d) do you need additional information?
e) send a picture of your ride / lift

Please reply

* The attached “Joliet airport” Google map is about 2 years old and shows taxiway and ramp construction that has since been completed. There is much additional aircraft parking available.
* The “secure” gate requires a code. Call, text or come to “L 11” and we will get you in.
* Come to the pedestrian gate which is not locked. Recommend don’t bring trailers to this end of lot due to tight radius.
* Restrooms are in the main terminal.

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