Community events for aviation enthusiasts of all ages!

The Region of Waterloo International Airport believes that great events are inspiring. This is your airport and we want to share it with you! To do that, the airport supports events that appeal to aviation enthusiasts of all ages.

"What a great example of collaboration! Aviation Fun Day's many partners made the day a success while helping a cause that's important to them. The food and funds raised at this event will be put to good use by another example of collaboration - our Community Food Assistance Network. Thank you to all the participants, organizers, volunteers and aviation enthusiasts for their kindness."

Wendi Campbell, Executive Director of The Food Bank of Waterloo Region.

 Upcoming events at the Region of Waterloo International Airport include:

Region of Waterloo International Airport - General Interest Tour Program

Year-round

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The Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF) operates a free general interest tour program for:

  • junior and senior Kindergarten students
  • special interest groups
  • and service clubs

Tours take place Tuesday mornings year-round and last for approximately 1.5 hours.

To request a tour please fill in our Book a Tour form. 

Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre - Grade 6, curriculum-based, Science of Flight Tour

September through June

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The Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre is committed to promoting aviation within our community.  Ask us about our Grade 6, curriculum-based, Science of Flight tour.


For information please visit Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre or call 519-648-2213.

Girls CAN Fly!: A celebration of women in aviation (Free)
Saturday May 12, 2018

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Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre will celebrate Women in Aviation by inviting you to bring your daughters, nieces, cousins, friends, and grand-daughters - ANY girls who are interested in the freedom of flight to enjoy a FREE day at our facility (located at the Region of Waterloo International Airport) and experience what a life in aviation is all about. *Free flights for girls aged 8-18 years only. 

 

For information please visit Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre or call 519-648-2213.

Canadian Business Aviation Association 2018 Convention & Exhibition 

June 12 - 14, 2018

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The leading event for Canada's $12.1 billion business aviation community is coming to Waterloo Region. The Canadian Business Aviation Association 2018 Convention and Exhibition will take place June 12-14 at the Region of Waterloo International Airport.

The Canadian Business Aviation Association has been the voice of business aviation since 1961. The annual event includes the Hope Air charity golf tournament, education sessions, networking events, exhibits and aircraft displays. Activities will take place at various locations across Waterloo Region.

 

For more information, including sponsorship opportunities please visit www.cbaa-acaa.ca.

Run Waterloo 3rd Annual Runway Run
Friday August 24

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Runners, joggers and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in RunWaterloo 3rd Annual Runway Run, a certified two mile chip-timed race or fun run/walk. 

 

Additional fees apply. Please visit runwaterloo.com for details and to register.

4th Annual Aviation Fun Day at the Region of Waterloo International Airport (Free)
Saturday August 25, 2018

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Grab your walking shoes and explore the airport on foot at this free family event. Learn how the aviation industry works, meet pilots, get up close to airport equipment, vintage aircraft and classic cars.

 

Visit our Aviation Fun Day page for full details.

Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre - 2nd Annual Golf Tournament at Rebel Creek Golf Course

Thursday September 20, 2018

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All proceed from the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre golf fundraiser go toward student pilot scholarships. Training to be a pilot is very costly. Many aviation students are not eligible for Ontario Student Assistance Program or other financial support.


For more information, including sponsorship opportunities please visit Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre or call 519-648-2213.

Canadian Owners and Pilots Association for Kids Flight (Free)
Date to be determined

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Once again COPA Flight 26 will be offering free flights to kids ages 8-17 at the Region of Waterloo International Airport.

 

Registration will open August 1, 2018. For more information please visit copaflight26.com.  

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