Field Trips

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Looking for a field trip to an airport?

The SIU Aviation Program 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 General Include:

• Weather Dispatch
• Cessna Aircraft
• Flight Simulators
• Aviation Technologies Airplane Hangar, 737 Airplane, Gulfstream III Aircraft, and Aviation Flight Maintenance Hangar

Scheduling Information

The following information is needed when scheduling a field trip:

  • Date needed for tour
  • Teacher/parent name
  • School name
  • Number of students
  • Age group
  • Contact info
  • Time limit/limitations