Aviation Gateway Park is the headquarters for offering aspiring aviators an opportunity to network with a variety of companies and organizations that focus on aviation education and careers.
Discover what each area in Aviation Gateway Park has to offer.
Stop by the AeroEducate Center, located at the entrance of Aviation Gateway Park, to learn about EAA’s AeroEducate program for students from kindergarten through high school to explore the exciting world of aviation. Activities in the AeroEducate Center during AirVenture will include daily forums from industry leaders and young professionals, as well as daily hands-on activities for youth.
EAA's WomenVenture Center
The WomenVenture Center is a dedicated space where the WomenVenture community can come together throughout the week of AirVenture to connect, network, and learn. Exhibit spaces will feature organizations supporting women in many different facets of the aviation community. The center will be open to the public and a great resource for anyone looking to learn more about getting females involved in aviation.
To learn more about our week long WomenVenture activities, visit EAA’s Women Venture webpage.
EAA Education & Career Center
The EAA Education & Career Center, presented by Piedmont Airlines, offers a variety of opportunities by visiting the many colleges, universities, and technical schools that offer programs in aviation and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics or STEM-based curriculum.
The Career Center, presented by Air Wisconsin Airlines, is the ideal place for aspiring aviators to network and interview with a variety of leading aviation companies and organizations with aviation-focused career opportunities.
To learn more about available job positions and which companies are available to speak with during AirVenture, visit EAA.org/JobFair.
NEXTGEN Aviators, located at the entrance of Aviation Gateway Park, will be offering its Introduction to Aviation Skills and Trades Skills each morning during AirVenture week.
During the hands-on, 1.5-hour experience, participants will have the opportunity to:
- Bend sheet metal and use rivets and aircraft tools
- Be introduced to basic wiring diagrams and electrical theory
- Fly one of our 12 three-screen flight simulators
- Do a mock preflight walk-around of a general aviation aircraft
General audience: students grades 6-12
No preregistration required.
6-person sessions will begin every 15 minutes throughout the week.
Monday-Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (last session starts at 3:00 p.m.)
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (last session starts at 12:00 p.m.)