Wings for Autism, an airport rehearsal program for people with autism spectrum disorders, is back in Appleton Saturday, Nov. 4! Participants will practice entering the airport, obtaining boarding passes, going through security and boarding a plane. Don’t wait to register, spots fill up fast: http://bit.ly/2woeJc5
Congratulations to our ATW onesie giveaway winner, Stephanie Garvey! This morning our onesie monkey met Barkley, an airport therapy dog. Now he is excited to meet your family! Please call (920) 832-5267 to claim your prize. :)
It looks like Mission 42 is having a great day in Washington, D.C. Don't forget you can help welcome them home at the airport at 7:30 p.m.!
Are you interested in a career in aviation? Check out our Aviation Geek event Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Platinum Flight Center. Talk to pilots, attend a learn to fly seminar and tour hangars. Register: http://bit.ly/2w5cQpF
Have you wondered what it takes to be a pilot? Come learn at our free Aviation Geek event Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Talk to pilots, learn about flight schools and more! Register today: http://bit.ly/2w5cQpF
Make travel easier with TSA Pre✓®! We’re hosting another enrollment event Oct. 2-6. Enroll today: http://bit.ly/2j8c0lu
#TBT Check out our water cannon salute for our first American Airlines flight July 5, 2017!
Oh baby! We’re spreading the Appleton Airport love to our littlest fans with our new ATW onesies! We’re giving away this fun gift basket to one lucky winner. Let us know where you would love to travel to with your family in the comments below to enter. We’ll announce the winner Thursday, Sept. 21. Good luck!
Help us welcome the Old Glory Honor Flight back home from Washington, D.C. Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m.! Parking is free for anyone attending the celebration. http://bit.ly/2vISYIT
Do you love aviation? Join us for our Aviation Geek event Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Platinum Flight Center. Tour hangars, see airplanes, learn what it takes to become a pilot, discover careers in aviation and more! Register: http://bit.ly/2w5cQpF
Our next Wings for Autism event is Nov. 4! Wings for Autism is an airport rehearsal program for people with autism spectrum disorders. Participants will practice entering the airport, obtaining boarding passes, going through security and boarding a plane. Register: http://bit.ly/2woeJc5
THANK YOU to everyone who supported our first Old Glory Honor Flight Pulling for Honor event Saturday! Together we raised $75,398, with donations still coming in – enough to send a group of veterans to Washington D.C. to visit the memorials built in their honor. Another huge thank you to our pulling teams. We had 12 full 12-foot pulls. Team RamRod took first place with a pull of 12.03 seconds! See photos from the event: http://bit.ly/2xrV4x7 Check out the other team standings below:
Team RamRod - 12.03 seconds
Outagamie County Highway Department - 12.80 seconds
PUSH Personal Fitness - 13.13 seconds
FedEx - 13.22 seconds
EAA Pulling for Honor - 13.68 seconds
Oshkosh Airport Products - 13.80 seconds
Real Estate Pulling Together for Pulling for Honor - 13.90 seconds (Most Donations Raised - $6,480)
Honoring the Brave - 17.53 seconds
US Venture, Inc. - 20.40 seconds
Thrivent Financial - 24.00 seconds
Xperience Fitness - 43.70 seconds
Machine Service, Inc - 3 minutes 32 seconds
Desert Veterans of Wisconsin - 24 inches in 5 minutes
The Jolly Rampers - 24 inches in 5 minutes
Sculpt Fitness Freedom Fighters - 15 inches in 5 minutes
Menasha Corporation Foundation - 11 inches in 5 minutes
Rosie the Riveter - 2 inches in 5 minutes (Best Team Uniform)
MWI Avis Budget - 1 inch in 5 minutes (Slowest Pull)
Today we remember the people who lost their lives and the heroes whose lives were forever changed on this day 16 years ago.
Thanks to everyone who came out for Pulling For Honor! Together we raised over $70,000 for Old Glory Honor Flight!
Don’t forget! Pulling for Honor, a fundraiser to benefit Old Glory Honor Flight, is tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the airport. This free community event has something for the whole family! Don’t miss the main plane pull, kid’s plane pull, aircraft displays and cookout on the world’s only Delta Grill-It Plane. See the schedule: http://bit.ly/2rph7kV
We’re excited to add an Airport Rescue and Firefighter Training Facility (ARFF) in Appleton. Thank you to our partners at Fox Valley Technical College and Rep. Dave Murphy, Rep. Mike Rohrkaste, Rep. Jim Steineke, Rep. Amanda Stuck, Rep. Gary Tauchen, Rep. Ron Tusler and Sen. Roger Roth for their support and help on this project! Read more about the new ARFF coming to Appleton Airport: http://bit.ly/2f9xsCP
Attention Allegiant travelers: Due to Hurricane Irma, flights to and from Sandford/Orlando and Tampa/St. Pete, Florida may be delayed, diverted or cancelled now through Monday, Sept. 11. If you have a reservation, you can make a one-time change to your flight free of charge. Find more information here: http://bit.ly/2vLW3rC.
In addition, the Allegiant ticket counter at Appleton Airport will be open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7 to assist customers wishing to make a change. Best times for in-person service are 9-11 a.m. and 4:30-6 p.m. From 11 a.m-4:30 p.m., the regularly scheduled Allegiant flights are checking in, and there may be a bit of a wait (but we’ll still be able to help with changes).
Pulling for Honor is this Saturday! Along with the plane pull to raise money for Old Glory Honor Flight, there will be a cookout on the world’s only Delta Grill-It Plane, a kid’s plane pull and aircraft displays. See the full schedule for this free family event: http://bit.ly/2rph7kV
Happy Labor Day! We wish you safe travels.
Make the move from couch to honor with our latest training tip! Pulling for Honor is Sept. 9 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. In addition to the main pulling event, there will be a kid’s plane pull, an aircraft show and the world’s only airplane barbecue grill – the Delta Grill-It Plane. Get the full schedule: http://bit.ly/2rph7kV
We’re proud to support the Fox Valley Humane Association's Tailgate event on Wednesday, Sept 6! Bill Jartz WBAY will be auctioning off a $1,500 American Airlines gift card. More information: http://bit.ly/2v5kU4v (Airport therapy dogs Gracie, Bernie and Louise hope to see YOU at ATW soon!)
The FedEx NASCAR vehicle will be parked at Pulling For Honor Sept. 9! Purchase NASCAR merchandise or get your picture taken with the car and driving crew.
Learn more about the event: http://bit.ly/2rph7kV (Photo courtesy of FedEx Racing)
Shawn Gordon won our final Allegiant $400 prize on the final night of our Get Away Your Tour! Shawn got an inside look at the Ice Cream Bus, and our awesome volunteers!
Explore the finest southern comfort food in Nashville! Hop on an American Airlines flight from Appleton International Airport and order flavorful barbecue by lunch. What are your lunch plans?