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AOPA fly-in at the Buckeye Air Fair

Buckeye Municipal Airport (KBXK) Buckeye, AZ

February 16-18, 2024

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The AOPA Fly-in at the Buckeye Air Fair will offer attendees the ultimate experience of quality aviation content that you are used to seeing at an AOPA fly-in with the fun and entertainment of an Air Fair. During this 3-day event, experience world class educational content, our large indoor Exhibit Hall with the latest new tech, gear, and services. Stroll the robust aircraft display or listen to a seminar in one of our three seminar venues (don’t forget the Pilot Town Hall with Mark Baker on Saturday!). When you are done with that, don’t forget to catch the Air Show on Saturday and Sunday, as well as all the Air Fair vendors on site. 

Event Map       Full Event Schedule

Be sure to bring the entire family! Buckeye Air Fair will have lots of activities for kids to do at the Buckeye Aviation Academy area including the Arizona SciTech area (free) and the Kids Zone.

Member Exclusive!

Join other AOPA Members, as well as senior leadership, in our Members Only AOPA Flightline Chalet. This Chalet offers prime viewing for the air show, partner giveaways, food and beverage, and meet and greets with influencers and AOPA Leadership. Please see an AOPA membership representative inside the Exhibit Hall to validate your membership to receive your VIP Wristband. At our Flightline Chalet we will be hosting the AOPA Welcome Reception Sponsored by uAvionix and AMBA on Friday where you will be entertained with a Private Twilight Airshow Performance. And on Saturday join us for the AOPA 85th Anniversary Party Presented by Aero-Space Reports at 4pm and watch the Airshow from our Flightline Chalet.

Members Only Chalet Hours: Friday 4pm-7:30pm (private viewing of airshow practice), Saturday 11am-8pm (Evening Airshow and Fireworks), Sunday 11am-4pm

Due to an overwhelming response to the AOPA Flightline Chalet at Buckeye, entry wristbands will be given out to the AOPA Member plus one guest and children under the age of 12.  Please remember that you must stop by Member Services in the AOPA Exhibit Hall to receive your wristband for entry.  We are expecting a very large attendance at our parties on Friday and Saturday evening that may result in a wait. 

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Airshow demonstration

Schedule

Did someone say Air Show!? AOPA has put together an amazing line up of all things aviation to coincide with the Buckeye Air Fair Air Show schedule. Giving you the best of both worlds: quality exhibits, educational content, as well as the fun of an Air Show and full Air Fair. And this year Buckeye Air Fair has added a Twilight Airshow and Fireworks to the Saturday line up!

AOPA seminar presenter Jolie Lucas draws a crowd during the Buckeye Air Fair in Arizona February 18, 2023. Photo by David Tulis.

Seminars

Visit one of our three seminar venues to hear from leading experts in the industry and in aviation safety, as well as seminars geared towards guiding you through your flight training journey all the way through to recurrency for those “Rusty Pilots” in our You Can Fly seminar tent.

Seminar Schedule

Air show participants, performers, exhibitors, and workshop leaders attend the Buckeye Air Fair in Buckeye, Arizona, near Phoenix, February 18, 2023. Photo by David Tulis.

Aircraft Displays & Exhibitors

Take a stroll through the AOPA Exhibit Area and Aircraft Display to see, touch and experience the newest tech, gear, and services you need to make your next flight safer and more efficient. The industry’s leading manufacturers and suppliers will be there to talk with you about what’s new and upcoming.

Show Specials

Aero & Marine Tax Professionals

Visit our booth for use tax advice and receive a FREE e-book valued at $99.99!


Booth #46

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Aerodyne Flight Center

Free T-Shirt with Flying Eyes Sunglasses & Lightspeed or Faro Headset Purchase


Booth #21

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AeroLEDs, LLC

Receive 10% off most products through our on-site resellers


Booth #2

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Aero-Mach Wilco, LLC

Show pricing on all products at the show. Whelen items on hand


Booth #14

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AOPA

Join or Renew on Automatic Renewal and get $10 off AND MORE!


AOPA Village

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AssuredPartners Aerospace

Receive your FREE gift and expert aviation insurance solutions when you visit our booth


Booth #1

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Avemco Insurance Company

Stop by and learn how you can save up to 25% off your Avemco premium!


Booth #34

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Aviation Real Estate Specialists

Aviation Real Estate Digital Magazine - Sign Up - No Cost


Booth #59

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Baja Bush Pilot

Stop by booth 57 to pick up our latest "Border Crossing Guide" and to review our new "Port Map"


Booth #57

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Bold Aviator

Earn a FREE $10 gift card for every $50 purchased. Plus, free stickers for kids.


Booth #12

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SiriusXM Aviation

$30 SiriusXM gift card to new, renewed, or upgraded AOPA memberships at show


Booth #37

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Spencer Aircraft

Save on the Spencer Aircraft Joey Chair. Only $99.99 (Yellow, Red, Green, Blue, Black)


Booth #5

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Tempest Aero Group

Stop by our booth for a chance to win a 6-pk of Tempest oil filters


Booth #13

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The Moody Bible Institute of Chicago/Moody Aviation

First 2 visitors who ask about Mission Aviation will receive a free shirt or memorabilia while supplies last


Aircraft

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The Pilot Clinic

$20 discount on Basic Med exams completed on-site. Sign up at Booth 60


Booth #60

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Whelen Aerospace Technologies

Enjoy 10% off on all top LED products at the show


Booth #16

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List of Exhibitors/Aircraft Display

Air show attendees relax in the camping area during the Buckeye Air Fair near Phoenix, Arizona, February 17, 2023. Photo by David Tulis.

Travel

We encourage you to come and make a weekend of the AOPA Fly-in at the Buckeye Air Fair. Hotel recommendations are listed below. 

Camping

Aircraft camping registration is now FULL. If you are registered to camp, please see camping information here

Commercial Air Travel

Southwest Airlines is pleased to offer AOPA Fly-in attendees discounted fares and an additional 25% bonus points. To utilize the discount, book via www.swabiz.com using Company ID 99405762. Discount valid for travel 2/11/2024 to 2/21/2024.

Rental Car Information

Rental car pre-registration has closed. Anyone who still needs a car can make a reservation via the Enterprise website to be picked up in Goodyear, AZ.  

For those that have pre-reservations, keys can be picked up at the Volunteer Check-in hangar close to the shuttle stop.  Advanced reservations required, no on-site car rentals will be available.

Hotel Information

AOPA has secured a special group rate for the following hotels. 

Also NEW FOR 2024! Shuttle service provided by the City of Buckeye from these locations to the Buckeye Municipal Airport. Please see hotel shuttle schedule here. 

A Fly-In volunteer marshalling an aircraft.

Volunteer

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how AOPA puts on our events by working side-by-side with our team as a volunteer! Join other pilots and aviation enthusiasts serving in either airside or show-side roles: marshalling and parking aircraft, helping at our AOPA VIP tent on the flightline, assisting with event set-up or clean-up, or be of service to our exhibitors.

Register to Volunteer (Airside)

Register to Volunteer (Showside)

Exhibitors at an AOPA Fly In

Exhibits

Hangout with your customers and show off your latest product or service by exhibiting at the AOPA Fly In at Buckeye Air Fair. Pilots and aircraft owners will be eager to not only see, but also learn, and buy; they’ll be hungry for the latest information on new aircraft, avionics, flight planning tools, safety resources, and aviation services.

Exhibitor Registration

Prospectus

Buckeye Municipal Airport (KBXK)

Elevation 1,033 ft (Surveyed)
Runways 17/35
Runway length 5,500 ft (1,676 m)
Tower: No
Timezone MST (UTC-07:00)
AWOS-3 119.625T
CTAF / UNICOM 122.975
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