Tuesday, March 23, 2010


Admission, camping, EAA membership included in rate for July 30-August 1

      EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. - (March 23, 2010) - Enjoying the total EAA AirVenture Oshkosh experience and aviation community has never been easier, as a new final-weekend admission and camping package is now available for this year's fly-in, which will be held at Wittman Regional Airport on July 26-August 1.

      The "AirVenture Weekend Package" is available exclusively through the advance ticket purchase area at www.airventure.org.  It includes a pair of two-day adult AirVenture admissions, good for any two days from July 30 through August 1; camping in the drive-in Camp Scholler area from July 30-August 1; and a one-year EAA membership for $198.  Additional adult and student rates at EAA-member prices are also available for larger groups.  Advance AirVenture ticketing is made possible through support from Jeppesen.

      "Longtime AirVenture attendees will tell you that camping at AirVenture is absolutely the best way to enjoy the entire Oshkosh experience," said Rick Larsen, EAA vice president of marketing and communications.  "This weekend package is for the non-member enthusiast that may not be aware of camping at AirVenture and the opportunity to make a trip to Oshkosh an affordable weekend experience. Packaging camping, admission and EAA membership makes it easy to buy and enjoy the World's Greatest Aviation Celebration."

      EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH is The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration and EAA's yearly membership convention.  Additional EAA AirVenture information, including advance ticket and camping purchase, is available online at www.airventure.org.  EAA members receive lowest prices on admission rates.  For more information on EAA and its programs, call 1-800-JOIN-EAA (1-800-564-6322) or visit www.eaa.org.
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