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Members of the Falcon Field Airport community enjoy sharing their passion for aviation and adventure with each other and aviation enthusiasts. To foster a spirit of community among airport tenants and to encourage others to learn, explore and pursue their aviation dreams, the airport hosts meetings and free events throughout the year for pilot and business tenants, as well as the general  public.

Falcon Field Airport is home to a variety of aviation organizations and pilot groups. From community pancake breakfasts to fly-ins, they host a variety of unique events to share their aircraft and love of flying, mentor young pilots, and raise money to support charitable causes.

The airport comes to you! Visit the Falcon Field Airport booth at City of Mesa community events to learn about your community airport and how you can get involved in aviation!

Check the calendar for these opportunities and come join us!

Copperstate Fly-In

An estimated 500 aircraft will be on display at the Copperstate Fly-In & Education Expo to be held Friday & Saturday, October 27-28 at Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport, 4626 E. Fighter Aces Drive.

Bringing together aviation enthusiasts in the Southwest since 1973, it is the largest fly-in of its type in the western United States. Participating aircraft include light sport, gyrocopters, home-built (experimental) aircraft, antiques, vintage, warbirds and general aviation aircraft. The public can walk among the aircraft during the event.

A variety of activities are planned for pilots and the public to provide an educational experience that will enhance knowledge and skills. Offerings will include educational workshops, pilot forums, aircraft rides, aircraft and product exhibits, youth education activities, aviation career information, drone education, exhibit flying and food.  

Overnight tent camping and parking for motor homes is available, including shower facilities.   Event hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $15 per day or $25 for both days. Discounts apply for active duty and retired military with ID. Admission is FREE to ages 18 and under.

Visit www.copperstate.org for details and activity schedules, and watch for event updates. 

Copperstate is a non-profit organization of aviation and community service volunteers dedicated to promoting recreational and general aviation through events, scholarships and public education. Proceeds from the event support scholarship programs for youth seeking careers in the aviation/aerospace industry.  

Copperstate Fly, Aircraft, Planes

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