Wautoma, Chapter 1331 Welcome You to Terminal/FBO Dedication
July 12, 2011 – The city of Wautoma, Wisconsin, and EAA Chapter 1331 are inviting all pilots and the public heading to EAA AirVenture 2011 to stop in and help celebrate the public grand opening and dedication of Wautoma Airport’s new terminal/FBO office on Sunday, July 24 – the day before AirVenture’s opening day.
In planning for many years and under construction since November 2010, the new 2,000-square-foot chalet-style building was a collaborative effort between the FAA Airport Improvement Program (AIP), the state of Wisconsin, and the city of Wautoma. The beautiful state-of-the-art, high-efficiency, “green” facility will be a welcome improvement for pilots who are using Wautoma (Y50) either as a stopping off point or staging airport en route to AirVenture.
Additionally, Chapter 1331 will be holding a pancake breakfast on Saturday, July 23, and Sunday, July 24, prior to the dedication. After the mid-day dedication on Sunday and all during AirVenture week, the chapter will be hosting a late afternoon/early evening brat and burger feed for the public and all pilots who are using Y50.
Wautoma is 33 nautical miles due west of Oshkosh and is a handy place to either stage from, fuel up or hold for pilots heading to Oshkosh. The Wautoma Airport is located just south of State Highway 21 on Cottonville Drive, just west of State Highway 22. Follow the signs.
During AirVenture 2010's flooding, Wautoma became one of the airports accepting overflow traffic and all who stopped were amazed to find such a beautiful, open and friendly alternative airport.
For more information, visit EAA Chapter 1331’s website.