"Surely you can't be serious."
"I am serious... and don't call me Shirley."
Legacy Education Day is a groundbreaking initiative to introduce students to career path opportunities. Students will learn about every aspect of careers in aviation from the greatest pilots in the world. After enjoying their own private airshow, students will tour the aviation program at Indian Hills Community College. This event is free and open to all high school students. Registration ends August 20th.
plan your airshow
Fly Ottumwa is more than an airshow - it's Iowa's Premier Family Event. There's something that every member of the family will enjoy, so be sure to check back often as new events and activities are added each week!
Fly Ottumwa is a perfect weekend event for the entire family! In addition to the spectacular stunts and aerial acrobatics, we have all kinds of activities to make this airshow a weekend your family will remember for years to come!
Kids Activity Areas
Unique Aircraft on Display
Rides Aboard Aircraft
KIDS 12 & UNDER ARE FREE
MAKE IT A WEEKEND IN OTTUMWA
There's plenty to see and do around Ottumwa! Visit the world famous Gothic House in Eldon, sink your teeth into a juicy Canteen in the Alley, or cool off with a dip at the Beach Ottumwa waterpark. Plan your family vacation now and take advantage of this budget-friendly travel destination!
WHERE IS OTTUMWA, ANYWAY?
"Is this Heaven?" -- "No, it's Iowa."
Des Moines | 85 Miles | 1h 30min
Iowa City | 98 Miles | 1h 40min
Cedar Rapids | 110 Miles | 1h 55min
Ames | 117 Miles | 1h 58min
Cedar Falls/Waterloo | 123 Miles | 2h 31min
Quad Cities | 134 Miles | 2h 34min
Hannibal, MO | 148 Miles | 2h 22min
Peoria, IL | 175 Miles | 2h 52min
Kansas City, MO | 219 | 3h 34min
Omaha, NE | 223 Miles | 3h 38min *
St Louis, MO | 261 Miles | 4h 10min
Chicago, IL | 309 Miles | 5h 01min *
* Ottumwa is a stop on Amtrak's California Zephyr route with convenient departure and arrival times.