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7 Fast Facts About EAA AirVenture At Oshkosh

EAA's AirVenture at Oshkosh, Wisconsin is in full swing. Here are 7 facts about the largest fly-in in the world.

1) AirVenture is the largest fly-in in the world, with over 10,000 aircraft landing at the airfield.

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2) During AirVenture, the Oshkosh control tower is the busiest in the world in number of airplane movements (a takeoff or landing).

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3) Over 500,000 people come to the week-long event.

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4) AirVenture has one of the highest-concentrations of warbirds on the planet, with over 300 expected to be on the field.

5) Over 2,000 show planes are on the grounds as well.

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6) There's a lot to know before you fly into Oshkosh - the NOTAM for the fly-in is 32 pages long.

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7) Over 4,000 volunteers contribute more than 250,000 hours to make AirVenture possible.

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Colin Cutler

Colin is a Boldmethod co-founder, pilot and graphic artist. He's been a flight instructor at the University of North Dakota, an airline pilot on the CRJ-200, and has directed development of numerous commercial and military training systems. You can reach him at colin@boldmethod.com.

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