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2023 is Coming

Save the Dates!
May 12th-14th

Friends, neighbors, aviators, and enthusiasts. Thank you for your continued support and patronage. We're pleased to announce the dates for the 2023 Valdez Fly-in. This year it'll be held on May 12-14. Save the date, and make plans to be there! Our team is working hard on extra details of the event, but it'll remain much the same as years past. We're eager to once again share in aviation with our aviation family. See you in May!  

Competition Prizes

Bush Class

1st

2nd

3rd

Light Touring

1st​

2nd

3rd

Heavy Touring

1st

2nd

3rd

Light Sport

1st

2nd

3rd

2022 Results

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Schedule

SHOW SCHEDULE

THE FOLLOWING IS TENTATIVE ONLY AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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Friday
May 13, 2022

11:00a–9:00p   Registration Desk Open

 

Seminars:

3:00p                   Melissa Burns

4:00p                   Pilot technique

5:00p                   Airplane modifications

Frequencies:

Ground: 120.10

AWOS 118.8

Tower 119.05

2023 Schedule Coming Soon

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Saturday
May 14, 2022

8:00a                     Registration Closes POKER RUN 

8:00a-8:30a         SAFETY BRIEFING FOR POKER RUN

8:30a-12:00p±   Beach Landing

                                Departures/Returns

10:00a                   Seminar: Steve Bateman AOPA how to form a flying club            

10:30a                   Scott Sexton, Aerobatic Routine

12:00p                  STOL  REGISTRATION CLOSES!!

 

12:00p                  Air Show Opening & Ceremony

(Color Guard & National Anthem, Coast Guard Fly By)

12:10p                  Melissa Burns Aerobatic Routine

12:30                     USCG Helicopter Rescue Demo

12:45p                   Ravn Arrival

1:00p-1:30p        SAFETY BRIEFING FOR STOL COMP.

                                              

2:00p-6:00p±      STOL COMPETITION:

                                •  Heavy Touring Class

                                •  Light Touring Class

                                •  Light Sport Class

                                •  Bush Class Prelims

                                •  Alternate Bush Class

                                •  Bush Class Final (top 5)

6:00p                     Awards following STOL

2023 Schedule Coming Soon

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sunday 
May 15, 2022

7:00a-1:30p        Registration Desk Open

7:30a-3:00p        Vendors/Concessions

  8:00a                     Sunrise Service CAP Hangar

 8:30a                   Flour Bombing & Balloon Bust    Registration Closes

9:15a-9:45a         SAFETY BRIEFING FOR

                                FLOUR BOMBING & Balloon Bust

  9:45a                     Scott Sexton, Aerobatic Routine

10:00a-11:30a    FLOUR BOMBING COMPETITION

11:30a-3:00p      Valdez Air Show Starts:

                                Melissa Burns Aerobatics        

                                Scott Sexton Aerobatics            

                                Cub Crafters

                                And more!

12:15p-12:45p   Balsa Wood Plane Competition

12:30p-1:15p      Balloon Bust Competition

1:15                       Group Photo –All Participants and Spectators w/ Aerobatic Planes

1:30p-3:00p        Air Show

                               

3:30p                     Departures

                                See you all in May 2023!!

2023 Schedule Coming Soon

Fly-in Info

Flying in?

  • BYOP (bring your own plane) to the Valdez Airport.

  • Feel free to camp out on the grounds (read FAQs)

  • Be aware of airshow operations hours and arrival, departure info.

  • Register at the front desk for competition when you get to the show

arr/dep Info
List of flyin FAQs
traffic pattern map
Poker run packet
pilot Packet
reporting points

Sponsors

We're honored to be backed by such supportive sponsors. This event wouldn't be possible without you. If you'd like to renew your sponsorship for this year, or jump on board the ever-growing Valdez Fly-in, you can find more information in the packet below. 

Sponsorship levels
Sponsorship letter

vendors

We welcome vendors that would like to provide food, show off their products, and other services. Below is information on being a vendor. 

vendor registration

sponsors

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PWSC • Valdez Food Cache • Valdez Parks & Rec Department • Valdez High Football Team Valdez Police Department • Valdez Fire Department • Valdez Snowmachine Club • Superflite • Tanis Aircraft Products • Acme Aero • Aircraft Spruce & Specialty • Tempest • SkyTec • Whelen Engineering Co. • ICOM America Inc. • Rosen Sunvisor Systems Custom Aircraft Inc. • Electronics International • Airframes Alaska • Sixty Below Press • EarthX Lithium Batteries • Alaska Chapter 991s • Women In Aviation • Cole Ellis, Kirk Ellis Aerobatics • Stoddard's Aircraft Parts • Prospector Outfitters • Big State Logistics • Valdez Subway • Ravn Alaska • Copper Valley Telecom • Valdez U-Drive • Totem Inn • Coast International Inn • Copper Valley Telecom • KVAK Radio • Mountain Sky Hotel & Suites Valdez Building and Maintenance Dept • Valdez Economic Development Dept  • Valdez Port Department • Alaska DOT • Valdez Airport • Valdez Office Supply • Everts Air Cargo • U.S. Coast Guard • Frank Knapp • Puddle Jumpers • Hotel Chitina Serentipity Supper Club • TNT Sports • Aerobatics • VCVB • Ravn Alaska •· Valdez Airport Alaska Airlines • Rusts Air Service • City of Valdez • Wilson Brothers, Coca-Cola, Lynden, Cub Crafters, Inc. • Harris Sand & Gravel • AOPA • Petro Star, Inc. • Alaska Airmen's Association HART.ZELL Propeller • Crowley Marine • Alaska Tanker Company • Eagles Auxiliary 1971 Univair Aircraft Corporation • North Star Terminal & Stevedore Co. • Alaska Super STOL • Arts Design • First National Bank Alaska • Valdez Emblem Club #514 • Valdez Fisheries Development Assoc. 

Contact
SAY HELLO
OUR ADDRESS

Valdez Fly-In Association
P.O. Box 2825
Valdez, Alaska 99686

2023 Dates

Friday May 12th
Saturday May 13th
Sunday May 14th

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