Forums

Head over to Forums Plaza and learn something about almost everything - building, flying, restoring, and so much more! Forums are included with your admission and no reservations are required. Plan out your Oshkosh days!

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Workshops

Get hands-on and learn the skills you need to build an airplane at daily workshops patterned after the popular SportAir Workshops. Stop on by! No reservations are required and it's included in your admission.

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Take a B-17 Flight!

Honor the legacy of "The Greatest Generation" with a "mission flight" on the beautifully restored B-17G Flying Fortress Aluminum Overcast. Go on a trip back in time aboard this World War II-era bomber.

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Aeromart

Turn old aircraft parts into cash, with the added satisfaction that you have helped other EAA members complete their projects.

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News

Stay up to date on the latest news and happenings surrounding EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Read about confirmed attractions and other features taking place during the big event!

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Videos

Feel the excitement of Oshkosh come alive through hours of videos. Daily updates, personality features, product launches, and so much more!

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Photos

These beautiful photos will help you see into The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration.

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Streaming Year-Round!

Need a bit of Oshkosh to brighten your day? Listen to EAA Radio broadcasts year-round, now streaming on the web or your mobile device.

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AirVenture Today

The daily "must read" is AirVenture Today, a free newspaper available to attendees during the annual convention and fly-in. This essential newspaper is distributed throughout the convention grounds and is available for download.

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Camp Scholler

Located adjacent to the convention grounds, the Camp Scholler campground is home for thousands of aviation enthusiasts every July. Exclusive for EAA members, it’s where new friends meet and old friends reunite, all sharing in the camaraderie and spirit of aviation that brought them together.

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RideShare

Looking for a ride to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh? Or are you already planning to go but have space available in your airplane or car to take along a fellow aviation enthusiast? RideShare matches pilots/drivers with passengers for the annual journey to Oshkosh.

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Directions & Parking

Find the easiest way to get into the grounds and get to the fun faster! Six public parking lots on the grounds are available. Daily or weekly parking passes can be purchased for cars, trucks, motorhomes, motorcycles, and other motor vehicles.

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Food & Concessions

Curb your hunger by feasting on one (or more) of the options offered by the diverse selection of vendors. Whether you want to indulge your sweet tooth or keep the calories in check, you’ll likely find what you need that hits the spot!

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Trams

Trams run 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily (unless noted), making several stops along three separate routes to help attendees move about the grounds. Trams are made possible thanks to support from Piper Aircraft.

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Rent Electronic Scooters

Single-seat personal electric convenience vehicles, specifically designed for those with disabilities, are allowed on the convention site and can also be rented via Vista Mobility, Inc.

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Maps

The convention site is massive - and can be pretty daunting, especially for first-time visitors. Save time and prepare your Oshkosh days thanks to this assortment of maps designed to assist you.

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Weather for Pilots

See current and forecast weather information in and around Oshkosh and EAA AirVenture, courtesy of the National Weather Service.

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Order NOTAM Booklet

You may order a free printed copy of the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 NOTAM that will be shipped to you once it becomes available. You may also download a PDF version. 

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Severe Weather Procedures

In case of severe weather, warnings and instructions will be given over the AirVenture public address system and other communications methods, including Twitter (@EAAupdate), Facebook, and text messaging alerts to your cell phone.

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Video Examples

Watch "real world" examples of VFR flights to and from Oshkosh during EAA AirVenture. These videos were produced to supplement the instructions printed in the NOTAM. They made the flights during what they hoped would be a busy time for arrivals, mid-morning on AirVenture opening day.

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Arrival & Departure Signs

Print out sign codes used to tell ground personnel your destination on the Wittman Regional Airport grounds. Just pick the signs you need and be sure to have them in your airplane for the trip to Oshkosh.

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Ultralight Flight Schedule

Flight operations on the Ultralight Runway at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh are broken into separate time periods to allow similar performance aircraft in the pattern at the same time.

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Seaplane Base Arrivals

The Seaplane Base (identifier 96WI) is located on the west shore of Lake Winnebago, 5 miles southeast of Wittman Regional Airport and the convention site. Seaplane arrivals should avoid nearby Class C and D airspace and SHOULD NOT use the Fisk VFR arrival route.

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Reminder from U.S. & Canada Border Agencies

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) have joined efforts to remind travelers of document requirements to travel into both countries. The two agencies want to educate travelers about these requirements to make their travel experience during the busy summer season a more enjoyable one.

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Fuel Discounts

It’s nice to feel wanted, and those flying to and from AirVenture are certainly that. View a list of facilities that are providing special offers to traveling EAAers on their flights to Oshkosh. Plan out your flight by visiting those FBOs and airports rolling out the welcome mat for you!

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Nearby Commercial Airports

Make the short drive or hop aboard a shuttle bus from one of these airports.

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Fly Market

Find a vast array of exhibitors and products, product demonstrations, and much more. It's EAA AirVenture Oshkosh's version of a flea market.

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Partner Ad/Web Glyphs

Tell your customers where to find you! For your convenience, we’ve developed glyphs or “bugs” for you to use in your print and web advertising to let your customers and prospects know where they can find you at Oshkosh. 

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Space Assignment

EAA will attempt to accommodate each applicant’s preferred location. However, if all booth choices indicated by applicant are unavailable, EAA will assign the best available space, in EAA’s sole opinion.

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Souvenir Program

Attendees and exhibitors count on the beautiful, full-color EAA AirVenture Oshkosh commemorative souvenir program to document all they need to know and where to go during AirVenture.

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Sponsor Benefits

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is the optimal place to enhance your brand visibility through sponsorship of the event, venues, or its programs. The value in AirVenture sponsorship is enhanced by the ability for customization.

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Sponsor Benefits

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is the optimal place to enhance your brand visibility through sponsorship of the event, venues, or its programs. The value in AirVenture sponsorship is enhanced by the ability for customization.

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Advertise on Jumbotrons

Showcase your company's information, special event, or booth number on jumbotrons and plasma screens placed throughout the buildings and grounds during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.

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Why Exhibit?

AirVenture enables our commercial partners to have an unmatched forum to present their products and services to the most passionate aviation consumers.

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Volunteer Opportunities

From the flightline to the convention office to Camp Scholler, many opportunities are available for you to become a part of EAA's heart and soul as an AirVenture volunteer.

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Brown Arch

The Brown Arch is a historical area, almost a "rite of passage" for new attendees and return visitors as well, creating an emotional passage through the arch. Leave your mark at this historic EAA landmark with a personalized brick.

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Gathering of Eagles

Together, we can raise funds for EAA’s youth education, historic preservation, and inspirational endeavors that help young people, anywhere, gain access to the resources and encouragement to change the world.

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Young Eagles Raffle

Purchase tickets at the EAA AirVenture Museum or during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014. Tickets are $100 each with a maximum of 1,500 tickets being sold and must be purchased in person. 

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Win a Fairchild 24H!

When you enter the EAA Classic Sweepstakes and make a donation, you’re helping EAA create the next generation of aviators. Every donation supports EAA programs that educate, engage, and empower people of all ages to take the next step in pursuing their dreams of flight.

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Oshkosh: The Spirit of Aviation

Oshkosh: The Spirit of Aviation, narrated by actor and EAA member, Harrison Ford, shows why EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration.

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Paul Poberezny

Paul Poberezny came from humble beginnings, yet he emerged as one of the 20th century's greatest aviation leaders, creating a worldwide aviation organization and the world's largest annual fly-in event, EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

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Prohibited Items

Save yourself time and hassle by leaving the following items at home, in your car or at your campsite, as these items will not be allowed through the admission gates.

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Directions to Media Check-In

Get driving directions to the AirVenture check-in facility.

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ABOUT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH

Spirit Lives Here

The airplanes bring us together. The people keep us coming back. Meet new friends, reconnect with old ones, and discover the spirit of Oshkosh each summer at EAA AirVenture. 

Chairmans Awards

The Chairman's Awards provide an opportunity to personally acknowledge members whose participation and contributions represent the "essence" of EAA.

Past recipients:


2013

Craig Fuller

 2012

Edsel B. Ford II
Charlie Harris
Dick VanGrunsven

2011

Hal Shevers
Craig Willan 

2010

Rand Siegfried
Rick Siegfried
Doug Bartlett
Peter Raab
Judy Mueller

 2009

Skip Lehman
Roscoe Morton
Bob Lumley
Jack Dueck

2008

Connie Bowlin
Dave Klages
Milford Shirley

2007

Victor Abbey
Jane Hatch
David Johnson
Alan Ritchie

2006

John "Jack" Hastings
Stan Shannon
Dennis Carney
Linda Carney

2005

Barbara Tolbert
Tom Peghiny

2004

Bob Hasson
Butch Joyce
Lloyd Richards

 2003

Darrell Collins
Doug Kelly
Al Malecha
Ed Schneider
Cody Welch

2002

Blair Conrad
David Lau
Sue Gardner
Eric Whyte
Ben Morrow

2001

Bill Barnhart
Mike Dale
David Mercer
Geoff Robison
Alex Sloan

2000

Ron Alexander
Tim Bass
Bill Brennand
Charlie Schuck
Randy Sohn
Carol Stadler
Fred Stadler

1999

Herb Cunningham
Jamie Kee
George R. Smith
Jerry Walbrun
Jay Wickham

1998

Scott Cameron
Charles Derwent
Len Eaves
Rita Eaves
Dave Lammers
Hugh McKenna
Dan Majka 

1997

Bill Ammentorp
Mary Ammentorp
Jim Casper
Bill Eickhoff
Tom Snouwaert
Charlie Stotler
Steve Whitney

 1996

Jack Eggspuehler
Chazz Humphrey
Vern Raburn
Ron Rudolph
Alan Schackleton
Robert Swanson 

1995

Bill Harrison
Norm Howell
Jim Irwin
David Pasahow
Lloyd Richards
Beryl Weekley
Ev Weekley

1994

Carl Bury
Judy Janusevic
Phil Meng
Will Schaick
Ray Scholler
Ken Whyte

1993

Brian Becker
Dick Campbell
George Daubner
Jenny Dyke
Adele Gyllenswan
Betty Rose
Don Taylor

1992

John Beetham
Tony Bingelis
Helen Lord Burr
Ann Criswell
Fred Criswell
Paul Fiduccia
Bill McClung

1991

Louis Andrew
Gene Chase
Dave Clark
Joe Gauthier
Tom Janusevic
Ron Scott
Buck Wagnon

1990

Ed Dunn
Lyle Flagg
Jack Harrington
Ollie McGehee
Bill O’Brien
Herman Rose
Rem Walker

1989

Seth Anderson
Jim Barton
Harry Butler
Bill Harrison
Dr. Stanley Mohler
Ray Mull
Dolores Neunteufel

1988

Karl "Bud" Davidson
Jim Gorman
Billy Henderson
Jimmy Leeward
David Scott
Colin Soucy
Bob Whittier

1987

John Ballantyne
Allan Duncan
Connie Edwards
Hunter Heath
Bill Peppler
John Sandberg
Jane Schiek

1986

Margaret Davis
Budd Davisson
Bud Labutski
Bob McLaughlin
Jim Riviere, Jr.
Brian Seeley
Bob Stagner

1985

Gene Beggs
Dick Cavin
Ray Fiset
Bill French
Fr. John McGillivray
Eric Mueller
John Riley

1984

Tim Casserly
Nick D’Appuzzo
W.T. "Bill" Haskell
Vern Lichtenberg
Bob Mick
Theo Moore
Fred Quinn
Pat Quinn

1983

Bill Ghan
Will Haase
Mike Heuer
Henry Kimberly, Jr.
Robert Lickteig
Jack Paul
Molt Taylor
Jeri Treager

1981

Russ Borton
Fred Goldstone
Kelly Goldstone
Bonnie Judy
Audrey Poberezny
Darrell Skurich
Ted Slack
Rem Walker

1982

Frank Christiansen
Norm Crabtree
Bruce Hutton
Nick Jones
Aaron King
Dean Martin
Brian Seeley

1980

Val Brugger
Fred Cailey
Bill Meserole
John Parish
Curtiss Pitts
Wes Schmid
Pappy Spinks