La Crosse’s airport is celebrating 100 years of local aviation with a big event this weekend.
The ‘How Time Flies‘ festival officially runs from Friday through Sunday.
Some of the airplanes featured at the festival arrived Thursday, such as a B-29 Superfortress and a B-24 Liberator.
Those bombers will be making two runs, each, between 9-11 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday.
The event marks 100 years since La Crosse’s first airport, Salzer Field, opened along Losey Boulevard.
- The event will take place on the Civil Air Patrol Ramp, on the east side of the airfield
- Free admission to games, activities, food and behind the fence viewing of the planes
- Free parking
- Entry Free – For viewing of planes and cockpit tours inside the fence
-Kids aged 9-17: $8
-Kids 8 and under: Free