EAA AirVenture Breaks Attendance Record

EAA AirVenture has come to a close for 2022 and officials with the orginization say this year was a record breaker.

The week long event had 650,446 guests go through the gates. The most since the event started back in 1953.

Those that attended were treated to over 3200 show planes, 369 warbirds and 1156 home builds. All numbers that are higher than last years event.

Daily afternoon air shows as well as two nighttime air shows/fireworks displays brought thousands of spectators to the flight line to watch stunt planes perform, and the crowd favorite Boeing Plaza had a constant rotation of of commercial and military jets and helicopters.

AirVenture 2023 will take place July 24 – July 30.