Pekin Airport is preparing for Wings & Wheels

By WEEK Reporter

Pekin Airport is preparing for Wings & Wheels

June 5, 2013 Updated Jun 6, 2013 at 12:34 PM CDT

PEKIN, Ill. -- The third annual Wings & Wheels day event will be held on Saturdayfrom 7:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Pekin Municipal Airport.

Admission to the event is free. Aircraft displays will feature military, vintage, new and even a scale replica of the Spirit of St. Louis aircraft. A car show of old, new, and custom automobiles will be on display.

Weather permitting, free Young Eagle Flights will be provided. These aircraft rides are offered by pilots from 9 am to noon. A parent or guardian must be present.

For more information, contact Clayton Stanbaugh, Pekin Municipal Airport Manager, at (309)348-3692 or Steve Huey at shuey@grics.net or 346-9321.

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