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Saturday, April 13th

9am to 4pm 

Purdue University Airport

West Lafayette, Indiana

1501 Aviation Drive West Lafayette IN, 47907

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Since 1911


The first Purdue Aviation Day was held in 1911 on a grass landing strip, where the present-day Elliot Hall is located. Nearly 17,000 spectators from the region gathered to watch as two biplanes took to the sky.​


Present Day

Student Event

Organized exclusively by student leaders within Purdue University's School of Aviation & Transportation Technology, Purdue Aviation Day (PAD), seeks to bring the industry and the Greater Lafayette community together in one big celebration of aviation. ​

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