This year's event is extra-special due to the milestones being
celebrated. The Heritage in Flight Museum will celebrate its 30th
anniversary, after calling the Logan County Airport home for the
past 25 years. In addition, the airport is celebrating its 60th
Airport Daze is a free event celebrating aviation.
The day will include aircraft displays, refreshments, concessions,
radio-controlled airplane flights and museum displays. From 10 a.m.
to noon, free airplane rides are also being offered for young people
ages 8-18 who have never had the opportunity to fly.
The Heritage in Flight Museum features aviation and military
displays from all the military conflicts of this century, plus a
flight line of static displays from helicopters to carrier jets, and
is housed in an actual World War II barracks from Camp Ellis. The
museum is dedicated to the preservation of aviation history.
Memorabilia and artifacts displayed from all the military conflicts
dating back to World War I have been donated by veterans and their
For more information, visit
or call 217-732-8687.
[Text from file received from
Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of