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(DELAYED) Austin, TX – Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - March 3 @ 5:00 pm

$5 – $15

WEATHER DELAY – AIRCRAFT UNABLE TO ARRIVE ON FRIDAY, MARCH 1ST.

Due to continued poor weather around the Gulf of Mexico coast, the Wings of Freedom Tour arrival to Austin, TX has been delayed. The aircraft are stuck in Louisiana with poor weather enroute and will not be arriving on Friday, March 1st. We are working hard to arrive on Saturday, March 2nd if weather conditions improve. We will make further updates here as they become available.

If you are flying with us on any aircraft and have any concerns, please call us at 978-562-9182 for assistance.

Experience the Wings of Freedom Tour

Come out and experience World War II history on the ground and in the air with the Wings of Freedom Tour! See our original WWII warbirds up-close and personal with walk through tours of authentically restored interiors of the B-17 Flying Fortress and B-24 Liberator and see the B-25 Mitchell, P-51 Mustang, and P-40 Warhawk on the ramp as well.

For an even more exciting visit, take flight aboard one of our aircraft for an incredible flight experience or flight training! Learn more about each flight and book online at the links below!

Ground and Walk Through Tours

Explore the insides of the B-17 & B-24 and see the other aircraft on the ramp. Tours are self-guided. Reservations are not needed for walk through tours.

Admission: $15 Adults / $5 Children 12 and under. World War II veterans admitted for free.

Ground and Walk Through Tour Times
3/1/2019 – 2:00 PM til 4:30 PM (CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER)
3/2/2019 – 9:00 AM til 4:30 PM
3/3/2019 – 9:00 AM til 4:30 PM

Availability of select aircraft for ground viewing is subject to change based on weather and maintenance circumstances.


 

Take a Flight!

Exciting flight experiences on the B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator, and B-25 Mitchell are available at this tour location. Flight training (no experience necessary) on the P-51 Mustang and P-40 Warhawk is also available to actually take the controls and fly the famous fighters of WWII with an experienced instructor for either 30 minutes or 60 minutes!

Book your flight today! Click on the link to the aircraft you want to fly below:

To make a reservation by phone, call 978-562-9182 (10:00am to 6:00pm Eastern). All flights are a tax-deductible donation!

Details

Start:
March 1 @ 2:00 pm
End:
March 3 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$5 – $15
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Venue

Austin, TX – Atlantic Aviation
4309 Emma Browning Ave
Austin, TX 78719 United States
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Phone:
800-568-8924
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