|Greenville Downtown Airport - GMU|
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Take Flight 5K
Saturday, May 28, 2016
Memorial Day Weekend
Civil Air Patrol Open House
Saturday, May 28th, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
11 Airport Road Extension in Greenville. The entire community is welcome to attend and learn more about CAP. America's Civil Air Patrol is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, and the Greenville squadron is coming up on its sixtieth year of operation. The open house is part of the anniversary observance designed to create a greater awareness of CAP’s presence and contributions in the community. Members of the squadron will be present after Greenville Downtown Airport’s Take Flight 5K to greet visitors and explain CAP’s three primary missions. Civil Air Patrol provides emergency services, cadet programs and aerospace education for youth and adults.
Amelia Earhart Revisits Greenville!
Saturday, June 18!
Did you know that Amelia Earhart visited Greenville in 1931, flew demonstration flights at GMU, stayed and spoke at a luncheon at the Poinsett Hotel? Come learn about Amelia Earhart and Greenville's history. Join us for this fun and unique way to bring our community's past to life!
The day begins with FREE family friendly events at the Runway Cafe. Like to dress up? 1930's attire optional. There will also be a special luncheon at the Poinsett Hotel! For details please visit:
Collings Foundations' Wings of Freedom Tour will bring WWII aircraft to GMU from October 21st - 23rd, 2016! On ground tours will be available and flight experiences. For flight information please visit: http://www.collingsfoundation.org/flight-experiences/
The Military History Center of the Carolinas (MHCC)
is transforming a building at GMU into a US Military History Museum and Educational Center
near Runway Park. Pictured is the initial interior concept rendering. For more details visit: http://www.greenvilledowntownairport.com/MHCC.html