VERO BEACH - The Vero Beach Airport will join in the celebration of the Vero Beach Centennial by presenting Airport Heritage Day on Sat., March 16, from noon-4 p.m.
The day will be filled with family-friendly activities and displays designed to celebrate the airport’s 90-year history in Vero Beach.
The Experimental Aircraft Association will be on hand with an exhibit and flight simulator. Also participating will be Piper Aircraft, FlightSafety Academy, Paris Air, Corporate Air, Sun Aviation, and Treasure Coast Seaplanes.
The 2020 Vero Beach Air Show will roll out their plans for next year’s return of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.
“Since before World War II, the Vero Beach Airport has been a centerpiece of economic development for the city,” said Airport Director Eric Menger. “We are looking forward to being a part of the 2019 Centennial Celebration.”
C.J. Cannons Restaurant will offer breakfast, lunch and dinner, opening the outdoor dining area at 11 a.m. and featuring a special Airport Heritage Day menu before the gates open.
Airport Heritage Day will spotlight not only the history of the airport, but also the future of the airport, with its recently adopted master plan.
Airport Heritage Day admission and parking is free. For more information, visit VeroBeachAirport.org or call (772) 978-4930.
The Vero Beach Regional Airport is located at 3400 Cherokee Dr., Vero Beach.