With more than 10,000 aircraft flying in, and 608,000 pilots and enthusiasts joining the fun, the world’s largest general aviation gathering came back to life.
At Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, EAA AirVenture 2021 saw a total of 16,378 aircraft operations in the ten days spanning from July 22 to 31—an average of 116 takeoffs and landings each hour that the tower was open for business.
The total economic impact of the show on Winnebago County and four of its neighbors? Estimates say $170 million.
Here’s a look at the week in pictures.