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Upcoming Events

The Wings Over Southern Illinois Fly-in! September 30, 2017.

Flyer for the 2017 September fly-in at KMDH Airport

Come on out and join us for a fun day of aviation related activities where you can explore the possibilities of aviation by taking tours of the SIU Aviation Facilities, talking to many interesting people, learning about the many careers available in the aviation industry, and enjoying some good food having a great time and seeing all the awesome planes that fly in. There will also be opportunities for EAA Young Eagle Flights available to kids 8 to 17 which are free discovery flights available through the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) to get kids interested in the vast world of aviation, as well as Discovery Flights available to people 18 and up for $50/Ride where you will be able to go up in a plane with an instructor and see if you like flying! We will also be offering 30 minute sight-seeing plane rides for $20/Ride so if you have never been in a small plane or have never seen the carbondale-murphysboro area from the air this is a wonerful opportunity. There will also be helicopter rides available- prices TBA.

For any other questions please contact Abbie Parsons The Fly-in Coordinator at

Let us know you're interested by filling out the registration form HERE.

If you are an SIU Aviation Student and you want to volunteer, click HERE.

We'll see you there!

Address of event:
Southern Illinois Airport
545. N. Airport Rd.
Murphysboro, IL 62966

Special Olympics Plane Pull. October 7, 2017

Southern Illinois Plane Pull flyer

Head on over to for more information!