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.
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.
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.
Members Only Chalet Hours: Friday 4pm-7:30pm (private viewing of airshow practice), Saturday 11am-8pm (Evening Airshow and Fireworks), Sunday 11am-4pm
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!
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 coming soon!
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.
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 registration is required and can be done when registering for the event (top right of this page).
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.
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.
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 opening soon!