Field Trips | Aviation Technologies | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Applied Sciences and Arts

A prospective student on a tour looking at one of the many Cessna 172 aircraft the SIU Aviation Flight Department use for training

Field Trips

Looking for a field trip to an airport?

The SIU Aviation Technologies and Flight Programs provide 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. Contact us to schedule your field trip today and get more information on how we can make your trip to the airport a great experience!

Contact Information:
545 N Airport Rd 
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 453-8898

Available Times:
• Monday - Friday; 9:00 am to  3:00 pm

Age Groups for Field Trips:
• Third grade and above

Tour Areas General Include:
• Weather Dispatch
• Cessna Aircraft
• Flight Simulators
• Aviation Technologies Airplane Hangar, 737 Airplane, Gulfstream III Aircraft, and Aviation Flight Maintenance Hangar

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