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8 Facts You Need To Know About EAA's AirVenture At Oshkosh

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EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI starts up today. Here's what you need to know.

1) It's the largest fly-in in the world, with more than 10,000 aircraft landing at KOSH.

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2) During AirVenture, Oshkosh tower is the busiest in the world in number of aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings).

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3) There's a lot you need to know before flying into KOSH. The NOTAM for the fly-in is 30 pages long.

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4) Over 600,000 people come to the week-long show.

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

6) There are more 2,000 show planes on the grounds as well.

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7) More than 4,000 volunteers contribute a combined 250,000 hours to make AirVenture possible.

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8) This year marks the 50th anniversary of EAA's AirVenture, and it's still the largest fly-in in the world.

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Are you at Oshkosh this year? Tells us what your plans are in the comments below!


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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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