The Marshall County Airport will host its annual Father’s Day fly-in/drive-in breakfast from 7 to 11:30 AM Sunday, June 17, at the airport on Route 17, just one-half mile east of Lacon.
- A hearty breakfast of pancakes, sausage, and eggs will be served for adults and children.
- Airplane rides will be offered by KILO Aviation LLC.
- Helicopter rides will be available too.
- There will be a static aircraft display and Peoria RC Modelers will have a display of radio controlled model aircraft.
Marshall County Flyers Inc. will announce an aviation scholarship that will honor the legacy of the late Charlie Allen, longtime president of the Marshall County Airport Board. Breakfast proceeds will help fund the scholarship and also we will be accepting public donations to help fund the scholarships.
Jim Fassino, president of Marshall County Flyers Inc., Board said, “We are excited to have a number of fun items, including face painting for children and a large radio-controlled model aircraft display.”
Face painting for children by the Zoo Lady will be available from 7:30 to 11:30 AM. The breakfast and festivities will take place rain or shine.
Marshall County Flyers Inc was formed in 2015 to organize the annual breakfast. Last year more than 1,500 visitors turned out for the breakfast with aircraft of all types flying in from all over the Midwest.
The Marshall County Airport will host its annual aviation safety seminar from 9 AM to noon Saturday, June 23, at the airport. Interested candidate in aviation is welcome to attend.
For the other additional information passengers needs to contact Barry Logan, who is the airport manager, at 309-246-2870 or Jim Fassino, who is the president of Marshall County Flyers Inc., at 309-361-6828.