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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Aircraft Areas

Discover the unique assortment of airplanes you’ll find as you make your way through our aircraft neighborhoods.

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Air Shows

The world's finest aerobatic performers put on jaw-dropping displays every year.

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Theater in the Woods & Fly-In Theater

From blockbuster hits and classic aviation movies, to historic and informative programming, you'll find a great variety at the Fly-In Theater and Theater in the Woods.

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WomenVenture opens the doors to participation, providing mentors, knowledge, and support for women in all facets of aviation.

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

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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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Download the New, Improved AirVenture App

Highlights, schedules, and essential information for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is now easier to find than ever before with the new AirVenture app now available for smartphones and tablets.

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AirVenture Social

Share your posts and photos using the #OSH17 to join the conversation, follow EAA on social media and check out the community's AirVenture posts!

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

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Some of these cameras run on pre-programmed direction and show live feeds from the grounds, and some cameras (like the Air Show camera) may display live video of the daily air show as viewed through the lens of EAA's video production team. 

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AirVenture 2015 Poster

Share it with your friends, family, coworkers, fellow chapter members, or spruce up your walls with this year’s design. Available now in three convenient sizes.

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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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2015 Grand Champion - World War II: de Havilland Canada FB26 Mosquito

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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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There are numerous hotel and motel rooms within an hour’s drive of Oshkosh. Reserve one with one of our partner hotels today!

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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 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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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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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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AirVenture Visitors Guide

Attendees' most reliable source of everything including exhibitor locations, dining options, and forums / workshops schedules.

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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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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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Exercise Your Senses

Be sure to stretch out your neck for those jaw-dropping moments. Work in a few exercises with your pointing arm and hand. That’s because they’ll get a work out when you are left mesmerized at these aerobatic feats.

Daily Air Show Schedule

Daily Airshows
Monday-Saturday: 2:30-6 p.m.
Sunday: 1-4:30 p.m.

Night Airshows:
Wednesday & Saturday: 8-10 p.m.

The world's best aerobatic pilots make Oshkosh a priority for their air show performance schedule because they have the opportunity to strut their stuff in front of their peers in the aerobatic community, as well as perhaps the most aviation-savvy audience on the planet.

That's why every afternoon during the convention you'll see scores of faithful fans numbering in the thousands lining the flightline, making sure they have a good viewpoint of their favorite performers.

AirVenture’s daily air shows feature a vast variety in today’s world of flight - precision aerobatics, the latest innovations, rare and unique flying examples, and history coming alive through warbird and vintage showcases. Read more about the performers >>

Monday, July 25, 2016 – Opening Day

Day: National Anthem/Paul McCowen, Paul Poberezny Tribute, Canadian Harvard Aerobatic Team, Matt Chapman (Extra 330LX), Warbird Arrival (Warbirds of America), Bill Stein (Edge 540), Vintage Review, Kent Pietsch (Interstate Cadet), Seaplane Base Showcase followed by Coulson Flying Tankers (Martin Mars), Jerry Kerby (RV-8A), Gene Soucy (Grumman Showcat), David Martin (Bucker Jungmeister), Hartzell Jump/Paul McCowan, Kevin Coleman (Extra 300SC), Greg Shelton and Ashley Key (450 Super Stearman), Greg Koontz (Legend Cub), Kyle Franklin (Dracula Demon-1), IAC "Grassroots to Top of the World" - The Shetterlys and Rob Holland (RV-8, DR-107 One Design, and MXS), Aeroshell Aerobatic Team (T-6 Texans), GoPro Bomb Squad (Parachute Demonstration)

Evening: World War I aircraft flying and giant scale RC airplanes (8:00 - 8:25 p.m.) across from Vintage airplane parking at south end of flightline)

7:00 p.m. - Concert Flyover (Jets)
8:00 p.m. - Hot Air Balloon Glow at P2

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 – Innovations Day

Morning: 9:00 a,m, - Airbus JetBlue A321 Arr.

Day:National Anthem/Paul McCowen, Warbirds of America Showcase, Sean D. Tucker (Oracle Challenger III), Various Electric Airplanes, GoPro Bomb Squad, Debby Rihn Harvey, Homebuilts Review, Greg Shelton & Ashley Key (450 Super Stearman), Rob Holland (MXS - RH), Jeff Boerboon (John Klatt Airshows – Screamin’ Sasquatch), Bill Barber Award Winners: Matt Younkin (Twin Beech 18), Skip Stewart (Pitts S2S Biplane, Prometheus), Greg Koontz (Xtreme Decathlon), Bob Carlton (Sub Sonex JSX-2), Manfred Radius (H 101 Salto Sailplane), Class of '45, Jim Tobul & Scott Yoak (Corsair & Mustang), and the 2016 Bill Barber Award Winner, USAF Heritage Flight (F-16 and Vlado Lenoch P-51 Mustang)

Evening: Valdez STOL Demonstration (7:45 - 8:24 p.m. Ultralight area)

6:00 p.m. - Airbus JetBlue A321 Dep.
6:15 p.m. - FedEx 767 Arrival

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 – Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary, WomenVenture

Morning: World War I aircraft flying and giant scale RC airplanes (across from Vintage airplane parking at south end of flightline)
10:00 a.m. - Alaska Airlines 737 Arrival

Day: National Anthem/Paul McCowen, Warbirds of America Showcase, Interstate Cadet 75th Anniversary Celebration, Kent Pietsch (Interstate Cadet), Vicky Benzing (Stearman), Patty Wagstaff (Extra 300LX), Gene Soucy and Teresa Stokes (Grumman Showcat), Canadian Snowbirds Arrival (2:00 & 4:00 p.m.), Canadian Harvard Aerobatic Team, Coulson Flying Tankers (Martin Mars), Kirby Chambliss (Edge 540) and the GoPro Bomb Squat (Wingsuits), Geico Skytypers, Jim Peitz (Beechcraft Bonanza), Mike Goulian (Extra 330SC), Texas Flying Legends, USAF Heritage Flight (F-16 and Vlado Lenoch P-51 Mustang)

Evening: The Pearl Interstate Cadet, Tora! Tora! Tora!, Final Countdown Pass, ParaMotors (Powered Paragliders), Aeroshell Aerobatic Team (T-6 Texans), Randy Ball (Mig 17), Team Redline, GoPro Bomb Squad, Bob Carlton (Sub Sonex JSX-2), Matt Younkin (Twin Beech 18), Gene Soucy (Firecat), Fireworks and Wall of Fire sponsored by GE Aviation.

6:00 p.m. - Alaska Airlines 737 Departure
6:45 p.m. - Fedex 767 Departure

Thursday, July 28, 2016 – U.S. Coast Guard 100th Anniversary, Young Eagles Day, RV-6 30th Anniversary

Morning: Valdez STOL Demonstration

Day: 2 millionth Young Eagle, National Anthem, Warbirds of America Showcase, USCG Aviation 100th Anniversary Celebration, Sean D. Tucker (Oracle Challenger III), Sammy Mason (Pitts S-1S), Jim Peitz (Beechcraft Bonanza), Bill Stein (Edge 540), Van's RV 30th 30th Anniversary Celebration, Jerry Kerby (RV-8A), West Coast Ravens (Various RVs), Team Redline, IAC "Grassroots to Top of the World" - The Shetterlys and Rob Holland (RV-8, DR-107 One Design, and MXS), Kirby Chambliss (Edge 540), Geico Skytypers, Skip Stewart (TinStix), Texas Flying Legends, United States Navy Super Hornet Demo Team, VFA 83 & VFA 103 Arrival

Evening: World War I aircraft flying and giant scale RC airplanes (8:00 - 8:22 p.m. - across from Vintage airplane parking at south end of flightline)

Friday July 29, 2016 –Salute to Veterans Day, Desert Storm 25th Anniversary

Day: National Anthem/U-2 Flyover, Aeroshell Aerobatic Team (T-6 Texans), Matt Chapman (Extra 330LX), Warbirds of America Showcase, Patty Wagstaff (Extra 300LX), Jeff Boerboon (John Klatt Airshows – Screamin’ Sasquatch), Kirby Chambliss (Edge 540), David Martin (Bucker Jungmeister), Philipp Steinbach (GameBird 1), Coulson Flying Tankers (Martin Mars), Mike Goulian (Extra 330SC), United States Navy Super Hornet Demo Team (F/A - 18F Super Hornet), United States Air Force F-16 Viper Demo Team, USAF Heritage Flight (F-16 and Vlado Lenoch P-51 Mustang), Canadian Snowbirds

Evening: Valdez STOL Demonstration (Ultralight area)

6:05 -7:15 p.m. - Honor Flight Arrival/Departure
8:00 p.m. - Hot Air Balloon Glow at P2

Saturday July 30, 2016 – Boeing Aircraft’s 100th Anniversary, Salute to World War I Aviation

Morning: World War I aircraft flying and giant scale RC airplanes (across from Vintage airplane parking at south end of flightline)
8:30 a.m. - Cathay 747 Arrival

Day: National Anthem, Geico Skytypers, Warbirds of America Showcase, Vicky Benzing (Stearman), EAA P-64 (Rick Siegfried), Tora! Tora! Tora!, Mike Goulian (Extra 330SC), Jim Peitz (Beechcraft Bonanza), Patriots Parachute Demo Team, Kyle Franklin (Dracula), Sean D. Tucker (Oracle Challenger III), United States Air Force F-16 Viper Demo Team, USAF Heritage Flight (F-16 and Vlado Lenoch P-51 Mustang), Canadian Snowbirds

Evening: United States Navy Super Hornet, Coulson Flying Tankers (Martin Mars), Team Aerostar, ParaMotors (Powered Paragliders), Aeroshell Aerobatic Team (T-6 Texans), U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Bob Carlton (Sub Sonex JSX-2), Team Redline, Patriot Parachute Demo Team, Steve Oliver (FireDancer), Gene Soucy (Firecat), Fireworks and Wall of Fire

7:00 p.m. - Cathay Pacific 747-8F Departure

Sunday July 31, 2016 – Fox Valley Day/Closing Day

National Anthem/Patriot Parachute Demo Team, Departure Show (Various Aircraft), Matt Chapman (Extra 330LX), US Customs and Border Protection Demo, Greg Shelton and Ashley Key (450 Super Stearman), Debby Rihn-Harvey (Cap 232), United States Navy Super Hornet Demo Team, Team Redline, Sammy Mason (Pitts S-1S), Jeff Boerboon (John Klatt Airshows –Screamin’ Sasquatch), Bill Stein (Edge 540), Team Aerostar, Coulson Flying Tankers (Martin Mars), Scott Yoak Bob Hoover Tribute (P-51 Qucksilver), Patriot Parachute Demo Team, United States Air Force F-16 Viper Demo Team, USAF Heritage Flight (F-16 and Vlado Lenoch P-51 Mustang), Canadian Snowbirds.