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Aviation Events in/around South Dakota

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Aviation Events

6/1/2016 to 6/30/2016
SD Civil Air Patrol Meetings
 
Location: 
Various airports
 
Time: 
Various days & times
 
Details: 

Seniors and cadets meet monthly at Brookings Airport, Custer County Airport, Ellsworth AFB, Pierre Airport, Sioux Falls Airport, and Spearfish Airport. For meeting times, specific locations, and contact information, go to http://sdcap.us/squadron-locations/

    http://sdcap.us/squadron-locations/
6/2/2016 to 6/30/2016
Weekly Thursday Meeting of Madison Aviation Enthusiasts
 
Location: 
Madison (MDS), SD
 
Time: 
6:00pm
 
Details: 

Food, fun, and flying.

6/3/2016 to 6/24/2016
Weekly Friday Gathering of HSR Wind Socks
 
Location: 
Hot Springs (HSR), SD
 
Time: 
9:30-11:30am
 
Details: 

Coffee, treats & conversation. Come join us for some hangar flying. Ed Jensen at 605-745-3555.

6/13/2016
Sioux Falls Ballooning Club Meeting
 
Location: 
Oak View Branch Library (3700 E. 3rd Street) Sioux Falls, SD
 
Time: 
6:30pm
 
Details: 

(typically 2nd Monday)

    http://www.sfballooning.org
6/14/2016
Monthly Meeting of Black Hills EAA Chapter 39
 
Location: 
EAA Chpater 39 Club House on Rapid City Regional Airprot, SD
 
Time: 
6:00pm burger burn, 7:00pm meeting
 
Details: 

Monthly meeting of Black Hills EAA Chapter 39 on the Rapid City (RAP), SD. 6:00pm Burger Burn & hangar talk and 7:00pm meeting. To get to the EAA Chapter 39 Club House, take Highway 44 east to RC Regional Airport. Then follow Airport Road to Hangar Road. A gate card is required to get in. If you don’t have a gate card, contact an officer ahead of time to arrange entry. President John Glasford: 605-718-7352 or president@eaa39.org The meeting will start at 7:00pm, followed by a presentation by Dr. Bob Allen on "all things medical."

6/18/2016
Monthly Airport Breakfast
 
Location: 
Crete (CEK), NE
 
Time: 
8:00-10:00am
 
Details: 

Plane talk & great food. All you can eat for suggested donation of $4.00. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 569. Always the 3rd Saturday.

    http://eaa569.org
6/18/2016
Monthly Airport Breakfast
 
Location: 
EAA Chapter 289 Building at Lincoln County (Y14), Tea, SD
 
Time: 
8:00-10:30am
 
Details: 

3rd Saturday. Featuring pancakes, eggs, sausage, with juice, coffee, or milk for a suggested donation of $6.00; fly-in PIC free. Bring a friend and join the breakfast guests for a good time. Contact Gary Pelach at 605-310-9984.

    http://www.289.eaachapter.org
6/19/2016
Monthly YRAA Potluck Meeting
 
Location: 
Chan Gurney Airport (YKN), Yankton, SD, in the terminal
 
Time: 
6:00pm
 
Details: 

Annual Hamburger & Hot Dog Grill Out. Bring a dish or two to share, plus a side dish of hangar stories. Flour Bomb Drop contest after meeting. Contact Steve Hamilton at 605-665-8448 or skyhawk@iw.net

6/21/2016
FAASTeam Safety Seminar
 
Location: 
Valley City Country Club (500 12th Ave NE), Valley City, ND
 
Time: 
6:30pm
 
Details: 

“How to navigate Special Use Airspace without an escort” presented by Jay M Flowers and Jeffry R Boe. Contact Jay Flowers at (701) 492-5809 or jay.m.flowers@faa.gov

6/25/2016
Airport breakfast
 
Location: 
Hastings (HSI), NE
 
Time: 
7:30 to 10:30am
 
Details: 

Free to PIC; others free-will donation (suggest $5.00). Sponsored by Hastings Airport Association (not Authority). Contact Aaron Schardt at 402-363-1526.

    http://www.flyhastings.com/
6/25/2016
Airport breakfast
 
Location: 
Darrell Sauder’s hangar at Sturgis (49B), SD
 
Time: 
9:00am
 
Details: 

Contact Darrell at 605-431-9609

6/25/2016
Airport breakfast
 
Location: 
Aurora (AUH), NE
 
Time: 
8:00-10:30am
 
Details: 

PIC free. RC airplane show and activity in town. Contact Jerry Brown at 402-694-3633.

6/25/2016 to 6/26/2016
Quad City Air Show
 
Location: 
Davenport (DVN), IA
 
Time: 
8:00am to 5:00pm
 
Details: 


    http://www.quadcityairshow.com
6/26/2016
Airport breakfast
 
Location: 
Pender (0C4), NE
 
Time: 
8:00am-noon
 
Details: 

FREE to PIC. Contact Paul Peters at 402-380-9882 or ppeters@skyww.net

6/26/2016
Airport breakfast
 
Location: 
Enderlin (5N4), ND
 
Time: 
8:00-11:00am
 
Details: 

Contact Bobby Geske at 701-437-3437 or bbgeske@yahoo.com

6/26/2016
Airport breakfast
 
Location: 
Fairmont (FRM), MN
 
Time: 
7:00-11:00am
 
Details: 

PIC Free. Pancakes, eggs, sausage. Wayne Kahler at 507-236-3604.

7/1/2016 to 7/29/2016
Weekly Friday Gathering of HSR Wind Socks
 
Location: 
Hot Springs (HSR), SD
 
Time: 
9:30-11:30am
 
Details: 

Coffee, treats & conversation. Come join us for some hangar flying. Ed Jensen at 605-745-3555.

7/1/2016 to 7/31/2016
SD Civil Air Patrol Meetings
 
Location: 
Various airports
 
Time: 
Various days & times
 
Details: 

Seniors and cadets meet monthly at various airports including Brookings Airport, Custer County Airport, Ellsworth AFB, Pierre Airport, Sioux Falls Airport, and Spearfish Airport. For meeting times, specific locations, and contact information, go to http://sdcap.us/squadron-locations/

    http://sdcap.us/squadron-locations/
7/2/2016
Monthly Airport Breakfast
 
Location: 
York (JYR), NE
 
Time: 
8:00-10:00am
 
Details: 

Featuring custom-made omelets, burritos, eggs, sausage, and of course, airplane shaped pancakes if so desired. Free-will donation. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 1055. Always the first Saturday of the month. Email Rod Matlock at redoakrod@stewireless.com

7/3/2016
Airport breakfast
 
Location: 
Emmetsburg (EGQ), IA
 
Time: 
7:00–11:00am
 
Details: 

PIC & co-PIC free. Contact Mark Evans at 712-260-5651.

7/7/2016 to 7/28/2016
Weekly Thursday Meeting of Madison Aviation Enthusiasts
 
Location: 
Madison (MDS), SD
 
Time: 
6:00pm
 
Details: 

Food, fun, and flying.

7/9/2016
Black Hills Veterans Writer’s Group meeting
 
Location: 
he SD Air & Space Museum, Box Elder, SD (always the second Saturday)
 
Time: 
0900 social followed at 0930 to 1130 by meeting
 
Details: 

Ken Delfino of Keystone will talk about his combat experiences with the US Navy's River Patrol Force in South Viet Nam and what the current generation's mission is now

7/9/2016
Monthly Meeting of the Joe Foss Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force
 
Location: 
Maverick Air Center on Joe Foss Field – Sioux Falls Airport (FSD), SD
 
Time: 
10:00am
 
Details: 

2nd Saturday. Contact Rick Tupper at rick@cafjoefoss.com or rick.tupper@augie.edu

    http://www.cafjoefoss.com/CAF-JoeFoss_Splash.html
7/9/2016 to 7/10/2016
Chicken Days
 
Location: 
Wayne (LCG), NE
 
Details: 

Jul 9, Saturday: 7:00am to 10:00am coffee & rolls at Airport. Free rides between airport and town for the Chicken Days omelet feed 7:30-9:00am downtown on Main Street (free omelets to fly-ins). Chicken Days Parade at 9:30am. Young Eagle rides 8:30 am to 2:00pm.
July 10, Sunday: 10:00am-1:00pm food available at airport – Fly-ins FREE. Growing Motors Car Show 9:00am-1:00pm at airport. Poker Run at 1:00pm; sign up at airport at 11:30 am. Contact Nancy Braden for airport information at 402-375-1733. Check out www.chickenshow.com for information about other activities during the celebration. Sponsored by Wayne Airport Authority, Becker Flying Service, and Wayne Chicken Show.

7/10/2016
Airport breakfast
 
Location: 
Flandreau (4P3), SD
 
Time: 
8:00am to noon
 
Details: 

Also Young Eagles rides hosted by Tea EAA Chapter 289. Contact YE Coordinator Steve Christensen at 605-337-9875 or sksk@midstatesd.net

7/10/2016
25th annual Airport breakfast
 
Location: 
Koinzan Field (NE44), Elgin, NE
 
Time: 
7:00am–noon
 
Details: 

Free to fly-ins. Located 33NM west of Norfolk or 7NM south of Neligh. CTAF 122.9 Contact Lynn at 402-843-5800. Laredo Ridge Wind Farm (81 towers) is nearby.

7/10/2016
Airport breakfast
 
Location: 
Norfolk (OFK), NE
 
Time: 
7:00-11:00am
 
Details: 

PIC Free. Hosted by EAA Chapter 918. Contact Bruce Zimmerman at 402-675-2311.

7/16/2016
Monthly Airport Breakfast
 
Location: 
Crete (CEK), NE
 
Time: 
8:00-10:00am
 
Details: 

Plane talk & great food. All you can eat for suggested donation of $4.00. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 569. http://eaa569.org Always the 3rd Saturday.

    http://eaa569.org
7/16/2016
Monthly Airport Breakfast
 
Location: 
EAA Chapter 289 Building at Lincoln County (Y14), Tea, SD
 
Time: 
8:00-10:30am
 
Details: 

3rd Saturday. Featuring pancakes, eggs, sausage, with juice, coffee, or milk for a suggested donation of $6.00; fly-in PIC free. Bring a friend and join the breakfast guests for a good time. Contact Gary Pelach at 605-310-9984. Great Plains Streetrodders wil be on display. Young Eagle rides. Discovery flights by Legacy Aviation. Multiple hangars open for tours.

    http://www.289.eaachapter.org
7/16/2016
Airport breakfast and lunch
 
Location: 
Upton (83V), WY
 
Time: 
9:00am to 2:00pm
 
Details: 

Breakfast starts at 9:00am and transitions to lunch ending at 2:00pm. Contact Lori Olson\, Manager, 83V, at 307-746-8411, lmateri21@gmail.com Lori emailed, “We have free breakfast and free grilled burgers and brats for lunch. We plan on holding a spot landing competition, flour bombing, and RC demonstrations as well.”

7/20/2016
Plane Fun
 
Location: 
Hillsboro (3H4), ND
 
Time: 
5:00pm to sundown
 
Details: 

Contact Larry Mueller at 701-430-1642.

7/21/2016
Joe Foss Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force is hosting a “PARTY LIKE IT'S 1945 ~ CAF HANGAR DANCE 2016.”
 
Location: 
Maverick Air Center (4201 Maverick Place), Sioux Falls, SD
 
Details: 

Relive the excitement and glamour of the big band era at the areas only 1940s-style hangar dance. Door Opens at 7:00pm. Free Swing Dance Lessons provided by Date Night Dance Company at 7:00pm. Dance goes till 11:00pm! Cash bar and light appetizers available. Music by The Gale Pifer Orchestra. $20 per person in advance / $25 at the door. WWII aircraft and vehicles will be on display! For tickets and more information go to www.cafjoefoss.com

7/21/2016 to 7/24/2016
South Dakota ACE Camp
 
Location: 
South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD.
 
Details: 

Tuition $350 / student. Tours include Sioux Falls FAA Control Tower and Radar Approach Control Facility, Sioux Falls Air National Guard, Sioux Falls Air Show, Brookings Municipal Airport, model rocket building & launching, star gazing, demonstrations of aircraft, glider, helicopter & R/C models, and more. Contact Cody Christensen at SDSU 605-688-6291 or cody.christensen@sdstate.edu.

7/22/2016 to 7/31/2016
Oshkosh Special
 
Location: 
Chan Gurney “Yankton” Airport (KYKN), SD
 
Details: 

Chan Gurney “Yankton” Airport (KYKN), SD, is a great place to stop on your way to and from Oshkosh. 390NM west/southwest of OSH. Yankton EAA Chapter 1029 and the Yankton Regional Aviation Association are sponsoring FREE FOOD AND DRINKS from Friday, July 22 through /Sunday, July 31 for flyers. Avgas will be $4.00 / gallon from July 22 through August 1. We have 24-hour charge card fuel for Avgas and JetA, 24-hour restrooms, Internet computer / printer, WiFi, cable TV, shower in “crash building” next to terminal (bring your own towel & soap), “on-airport” camping allowed, 6 tie-downs in front of the terminal (2 in the grass) and 3 more north of the barrel hangar (NO TIE DOWN FEES), ramp space for large aircraft (i.e., DC-3s), and two crew cars. Local hotels include Kelly Inn Best Western (shuttle) 605-665-2900; Holiday Inn Express (605-665-3177); Econ Lodge (605-689-3400). Airport phone 605-661-9223 (Mike Roinstad, Airport Supervisor).

7/23/2016 to 7/24/2016
Sioux Falls “Power on the Prairie” Air Show
 
Location: 
Sioux Falls (FSD), SD
 
Time: 
8:30am - 5:00pm
 
Details: 

Featuring the Blue Angels. Other performers include Jack Link's Screamin' Sasquatch Jet Waco, Kent Pietsch’s Comedy Small Single Engine Aircraft, U.S. Marine Corps Harrier Demo of VSTOL (Vertical Short Takeoff and Landing), Vanguard Squadron, South Dakota Air National Guard (F-16s), and U.S. Air Force F-16 demo. 2016 is the 70th anniversary of the founding of the South Dakota Air national Guard (SDANG).
Gates open at 8:30am and shuttles begin both days; gates close at 5:00pm. Free admission.
There is a long list of historic aircraft lined up for display: B-17, B-25, F4F, P-40, P-51, PBM, and more. Should be a great air show to go see.
DO’s: The following items will be allowed into the SDANG open house / airshow: Lawn Chairs in bags (subject to search), Sun screen, Earplugs, Brimmed Hats, Sunglasses, Camera or Video Camera, Small Purses, Hand Bags and Fanny Packs (all will be subject to hand search at security checkpoints), Umbrellas, Strollers, and Cell Phones.
DON’TS: The following items will not be allowed into the SDANG open house / airshow: Coolers (no outside food or beverage are allowed), Backpacks, Weapons, Hand held Laser Pointers, Boom Boxes, Canopies or tents, 2-Way Communication Devices, Pets (service animals are allowed), Large Purses or Tote Bags, Don’t bring wagons or other child carrying items that are non-collapsible.

    http://siouxfallsairshow.com/contactus.html
7/23/2016 to 7/24/2016
AirVenture Cup Cross-Country Air Race
 
Location: 
Mitchell (MHE), SD
 
Details: 

Racers arrive on 7/22-23 and the race starts at ~9:00am on Sunday, 7/24. July 23: Open house at Mitchell Airport. Food & drink available. Young Eagle rides will be given from 10:00am to 4:00pm by EAA Chapter 289. Sponsors include Wright Brothers Aviation and Mitchell Convention & Visitors Bureau. (http://www.airventurecup.com)

    http://www.airventurecup.com
7/24/2016
24th annual Nebraska Ultrlaight Fly-in
 
Location: 
David City (93Y), NE
 
Details: 

General aviation, sport, and ultralight aircraft and pilots welcome. Contact Steve Peck at 402-763-8577 or email skp333@cos.net

7/27/2016 to 7/29/2016
Cessna 150-152 Club National Fly-in and Convention
 
Location: 
Clinton (CWI), IA
 
Details: 

Confab in the Corn: You can attend a Seminar, go for a Spin, or fly in our Nerf Drop and Spot Landing Contest. We also have a Poker Run, Performance Rally, and an Aerial Scavenger Hunt. Trophies and prizes for the winners. Camp under the wing, or stay in one of the many hotel rooms nearby, with free transportation. Good Food, Good Flying, Great Fun. Contact Mark Buchner at 301-275-2476.

    http://www.cessna150152flyin.org/
7/30/2016
Airport breakfast
 
Location: 
Ainsworth (ANW), NE
 
Time: 
8:00am-noon
 
Details: 

PIC Free, others free-will donation. Contact lance Schipporeit at 402-387-1491.

7/30/2016 to 7/31/2016
“Defenders of Freedom” Air show
 
Location: 
Offutt Air Force Base, Bellevue, NE
 
Details: 

Gates open 9:00am to 5:00pm. Lots of performers and displays. Food and beverages available – NO COOLERS, BACKPACKS, or PETS.

    http://www.offuttairshow.com
7/31/2016
Airport breakfast
 
Location: 
Genoa (97Y), NE
 
Time: 
8:00-11:30am
 
Details: 

Sponsored by Genoa Lions Club. PIC & passengers free. Contact Don Pearson at 402-948-0067.

8/6/2016
Monthly Airport Breakfast
 
Location: 
York (JYR), NE
 
Time: 
8:00-10:00am
 
Details: 

Featuring custom-made omelets, burritos, eggs, sausage, and of course, airplane shaped pancakes if so desired. Free-will donation. Sponsored by EAA Chapter 1055. Always the first Saturday of the month. Email Rod Matlock at redoakrod@stewireless.com

8/7/2016
22nd Annual Airport Breakfast
 
Location: 
Red Cloud (7V7), NE
 
Time: 
7:00-10:00am
 
Details: 

FREE to fly-ins. Contact Jim Farmer at 402-746-4132.

8/13/2016
Black Hills Veterans Writer’s Group meeting
 
Location: 
SD Air & Space Museum, Box Elder, SD (always the second Saturday)
 
Time: 
0900 social followed at 0930 to 1130 by meeting
 
Details: 

John Mollison of Sioux Falls will talk about his long career as artist of military aircraft, as well as his accomplishments in video and television documentary relating to lifestories of veterans (SDPB had 2015 Veterans Day special film about a Vietnam War POW). http://battlestory.org/

    http://battlestory.org/
8/13/2016
Monthly Meeting of the Joe Foss Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force
 
Location: 
Maverick Air Center (4201 Maverick Place), Sioux Falls, SD
 
Time: 
10:00am
 
Details: 

Contact Rick Tupper at rick@cafjoefoss.com or rick.tupper@augie.edu
[2nd Saturday]

    http://www.cafjoefoss.com/CAF-JoeFoss_Splash.html
8/18/2016 to 8/21/2016
EAA Ford Tri-Motor Tour & Rides
 
Location: 
Rapid City (RAP), SD
 
Details: 

Hosted by Black Hills EAA Chapter 39.

8/19/2016 to 8/21/2016
Annual Great Plains Balloon Race
 
Location: 
Kenny Anderson Park, Sioux Falls, SD
 
Details: 

Launches at Aug 19 at 7:00pm; Aug 20 at 6:30am & 7:00pm, also Balloon Glow at 8:30pm; Aug 21 at 6:30am – all depending on weather.

    http://www.sfballooning.org
8/20/2016
Annual Airport Day
 
Location: 
Rapid City (RAP), SD
 
Details: 

Events include a fly-in, Young Eagles flights, static displays, and a visit by the EAA Ford Tri-motor.

8/26/2016 to 8/28/2016
Seward Chapter of the Antique Aircraft Association fly-in
 
Location: 
Seward (SWT), NE
 
Details: 

Friday meals at noon and in evening. Saturday breakfast and lunch. Saturday evening annual banquet / awards for fly in. Sunday informal gathering and departure. Contact Todd Harders at 308-380-5079 or Pat Schmitz at 402-276-5340.

8/28/2016
Airport breakfast
 
Location: 
Fremont (FET), NE
 
Time: 
7:00am noon
 
Details: 

PIC free, others $10. Sponsored by Fremont Rotary Club. Contact Brian Newton at 765-894-6845 or newt@bright.net

8/31/2016 to 9/5/2016
Antique Aircraft Association Fly-in
 
Location: 
Blakesburg (IA27, Antique Airfield), IA
 
Details: 

HOME of the Antique Aircraft Association. The Blakesburg fly-in requires membership in the AAA.

    http://www.antiqueairfield.com/
9/10/2016
Fly-in / Drive-in Supper
 
Location: 
Barnes County Airport (BAC), Valley City, ND
 
Time: 
3:00 - 5:00pm
 
Details: 

free-will donation supper. Contact bryn@ictc.com

9/10/2016
Black Hills Veterans Writer’s Group meeting
 
Location: 
SD Air & Space Museum, Box Elder, SD (always the second Saturday)
 
Time: 
0900 social followed at 0930 to 1130 by meeting
 
Details: 

PFC Jose E. Roybal will talk about going ashore at Omaha Beach during the invasion of Normandy. http://battlestory.org/

    http://battlestory.org/
9/10/2016
Airport breakfast & Open House
 
Location: 
Council Bluffs (CBF), NE
 
Time: 
8:00-11:00am
 
Details: 

PIC free. Open House at Great Plains CAF Wing Museum 8:00am-1:00pm. Web site: http://www.greatplainswing.com

    http://www.greatplainswing.com
9/11/2016
Airport breakfast
 
Location: 
Bismarck (BIS), ND
 
Time: 
7:30am-1:00pm
 
Details: 

Sponsored by Bismarck Aero Center. Pancake breakfast, cool cars, sweet airplanes. Contact Shae Helling at 701-770-4725.

9/11/2016
Airport breakfast
 
Location: 
Carroll (CIN), IA
 
Time: 
6:30am-12:00pm
 
Details: 

Fly-ins free. Airshow time “To Be Determined.” Contact Don Mensen at 712-792-4980.

9/24/2016
FLY-IOWA
 
Location: 
Clinton (CWI), IA
 
Time: 
7:00am-4:00pm
 
Details: 

(rain day Sep 25). State-wide Air Fair and Air Show. Fly-in/drive-in breakfast, exhibits. concessions, and air show. Contact Chuck McDonald at 515-964-1398. http://www.flyiowa.org

    http://www.flyiowa.org
10/8/2016
Black Hills Veterans Writer’s Group meeting
 
Location: 
SD Air & Space Museum, Box Elder, SD (always the second Saturday)
 
Time: 
0900 social followed at 0930 to 1130 by meeting
 
Details: 

Rapid City architect Dick McConnell will speak about his Vietnam War experiences as a lieutenant in the Mekong Delta with the US Army. Wounded by an RPG and airlifted to Japan, two weeks later he learned that all other members of his unit, about 30, had been ambushed and killed. http://battlestory.org/

    http://battlestory.org/
10/15/2016
Chili Fly-in / Drive-in
 
Location: 
Mandan (Y19), ND
 
Time: 
11:00am–2:00pm
 
Details: 

Sponsored by EAA Chapter 1008. Contact Jim Lawler 701-391-1394.

11/12/2016
Black Hills Veterans Writer’s Group meeting
 
Location: 
SD Air & Space Museum, Box Elder, SD (always the second Saturday)
 
Time: 
0900 social followed at 0930 to 1130 by meeting
 
Details: 

Jim Dugan (USAF ret) of Rapid City will talk about his Vietnam war experiences as a dog handler. It is estimated that combat dogs saved the lives of 10,000 US military. He later was assigned in the nuclear weapons and missile industry at the Nevada Test site. Dugan also served on the Honor Guard at JFK's funeral. http://battlestory.org/

    http://battlestory.org/
12/10/2016
Black Hills Veterans Writer’s Group meeting
 
Location: 
SD Air & Space Museum, Box Elder, SD (always the second Saturday)
 
Time: 
0900 social followed at 0930 to 1130 by meeting
 
Details: 

Mel W. Gunderson of Black Hawk will talk about his combat in the Ia Drang Valley, early in the Vietnam War, as part of the US Army 1st Cavalry Division, 1965-1966. He was with Joe Galloway who co-authored We Were Soldiers Once...and Young about the experience of surviving near annihilation as their unit landed in the middle of a vastly outnumbered enemy. http://battlestory.org/

    http://battlestory.org/

 

Web sites to check for events

Restaurants on or next to airports

South Dakota

  • Huron (HON), SD, Ryan’s Hangar Restaurant located in terminal building: breakfast, lunch, dinner, everyday except opens at 4:00pm on Saturdays. (605-352-1639)
  • Parkston (8V3), SD, Boom’s located across highway (1 block) from Cliff Adkins place (use the gravel taxiway off the end of runway 15 and park next to Cliff’s hangars). (Sat. 8:00am-8:30pm; Sun. 8:00am-8:30pm) (605-928-3525)
  • Tea (Y14), SD, Tea Steak House, call for reservations & ride from Tea Airport (605-368-9667) 605-368-9077
  • Wall (6V4), SD, Wall Drug Store or Cactus Café located about 5 blocks from airport, 6:30am-8:00pm daily except certain holidays, 605-279-2175

Iowa

Minnesota

  • Litchfield (LJF), MN: Peter's on Lake Ripley – use courtesy car at the airport for the short (about 1.5 miles) drive to Peter’s on Lake Ripley  (http://www.petersribs.com/)
  • Ortonville (VVV), MN, Matado Supper Club located across from turf strip runway (open Sunday evenings).

Nebraska

  • Norfolk (OFK), NE:  Barnstormers Restaurant (402-371-8050) located in old airport terminal.  Park on ramp in front of restaurant.  (4100 South 13th Street, Norfolk, NE 68701)
  • York (JYR), NE, Chances “R” Restaurant (402-362-7755); use city’s courtesy car at airport – easy to find restaurant (2.5 miles).

 


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