The procedure to fly into the AirVenture ultralight runway is published in the FAA issued Notice to Airmen (NOTAM). If you plan to fly into AirVenture you must obtain a copy of the current NOTAM and follow the procedures outlined in the NOTAM. Page 19 of the NOTAM describes procedures to fly into the ultralight runway.
In addition to the FAA issued NOTAM the following overview with pictures will be helpful in understanding the pattern and arrival/departure procedures. Note: Once you have arrived prior to flying in the pattern, you must attend a briefing.
The following guidelines list the appropriate types of aircraft to be parked and operated in the ultralight area:
(Special consideration may be given to Fun Fly Zone exhibitors)
- Part 103 ultralights, light-planes and homebuilt rotorcraft certificated as E-AB, E-LSA, and S-LSA that can safely operate from the runway.
- N-numbered aircraft should meet the light-sport definition for weight, speed, etc.
- Should not be a type certificated Vintage aircraft such as a Cub, Champ, etc.
- Should not be a traditional homebuilt design such as a Pietenpol, etc.