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EAA Ford Tri-Motor Tour Brings Historic Flight Opportunities Across the Nation in 2024

EAA Tri-Motor Tours Return for 2024 

March 20, 2024 — The excitement of the roaring ‘20s returns to the sky as EAA’s Ford Tri-Motor tour kicks off the 2024 season in April. The first stop on the schedule is at Double Eagle II Airport in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on April 4-7.

Stops already confirmed for 2024 include:

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico – April 4-7
  • Alamogordo, New Mexico – April 11-14
  • San Angelo, Texas – April 18-21
  • Midland, Texas – April 25-28
  • Abilene, Texas – May 2-5
  • Fort Worth, Texas – May 9-12
  • Ada, Oklahoma – May 16-19
  • Springfield, Missouri – May 23-26
  • Bolingbrook, Illinois – May 30-June 2
  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa – June 6-9
  • Peoria, Illinois – June 13-16
  • Lee’s Summit, Missouri – June 20-23
  • Madison, Wisconsin – June 27-30
  • Oshkosh, Wisconsin – July 22-28

Additional tour stops will be added to the schedule as they are finalized.

EAA’s Tri-Motor was built by Ford Motor Company and first flew in August 1929. The airliner was flown in Cuba and the Dominican Republic for most of the 1930s and ‘40s until it returned to the United States in 1949 where it would serve a variety of purposes including barnstorming and firefighting. EAA’s Tri-Motor also appeared in two feature films, Jerry Lewis’ 1965 comedy The Family Jewels, and the 2009 crime drama Public Enemies starring Johnny Depp.

Tickets aboard the Tri-Motor are $99 for adults, and $75 for children 17 and under. Every seat in the aircraft is a window seat, offering a view of the surrounding area. Each flight experience is approximately 30 minutes, of which about 15 minutes will be in the air.

Tickets for each stop will be made available for purchase as they are finalized. More information on the Ford Tri-Motor along with links to buy tickets can be found at

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