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Looking for a field trip to an airport?

The SIU School of Aviation provides tours and fun interactive activities at the Southern Illinois Airport. These tours are great for schools, scout groups, boys' and girls' clubs, and similar organizations.

Field trips are available for third graders and older. Times are available Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

SIU aviation field trip

Tour Areas Generally Include:

  • Flight Operations Desk
  • Cessna Flight Training Aircraft
  • Frasca Flight Training Devices
  • Aviation Technologies Maintenance Training Hangar
  • Boeing 737 Airplane
  • Gulfstream III Airplane

Scheduling Information

The following information is needed when scheduling a field trip:

  • Proposed date of tour
  • Teacher/parent name
  • School/organization name
  • Number of students/chaperones
  • Age group
  • Contact information
  • Time limit or any group limitations
Schedule your next field trip by calling 618-453-8898 or email us at