September 19, 2012
By AOPA ePublishing staff
The early registration discount for AOPA Aviation Summit Oct. 11 through 13 has been extended to Oct. 1. Register by then to receive special offers and discounts from Palm Springs.
Pilots who fly in to Palm Springs International Airport will receive discounts: The first night’s tiedown fee will be waived with a fuel purchase; save $0.75 per gallon on fuel, and pay $15 per night for multiple nights’ tiedown of a single-engine aircraft and $30 per night for twin-engine aircraft. The fees are the same for those who fly into Jacqueline Cochran Regional, which is offering a $0.50 per gallon discount on fuel.
Free shuttle transportation will be provided to and from both airports Oct. 10 through 14, and to AOPA hotels and the Palm Springs Convention Center Oct. 11 through 13. See other discounts and free events Palm Springs is offering during Summit.
Don’t delay, register today!
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