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St. Mary's County Regional Airport 50th Anniversary Logo

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of St. Mary’s County Regional Airport!

Something for everyone!

The St. Mary's County Regional Airport has its 50th Anniversary in 2020, and numerous events are planned to celebrate the milestone throughout the year! The events are for the airport community, aviation enthusiasts, and the general public -- something for everyone!

Events are listed below. Details of each individual event can be found at the links below once the information becomes available.

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December 21, 2019 Holiday Farmer’s Market / See Santa Fly In!
January 11, 2020 Indoor Radio-Controlled Aircraft Display/Demos/Sims
January 18, 2020 VMC Club (monthly pilot safety/proficiency forum)
January 29, 2020 Civil Air Patrol Open House
February 8, 2020 2020 AOPA Rusty Pilots*
February 8, 2020 2020 WINGS Event
February 8, 2020 AOPA’s How to Start and Run a Flying Club
February 15, 2020 Fly-In Farmers Market
February 15, 2020 VMC Club (monthly pilot safety/proficiency forum)
March 6, 2020 Movie Night – 1970 Oscar winner “Airport”
March 14, 2020 (Cancelled) VMC Club / FAA Pilot Forum / WINGS Event
March 21, 2020 (Cancelled) Fly-In Farmers Market
April 4, 2020 (Cancelled) Fur-Ever Home adoption event hosted by the Easter Bunny
April 18, 2020 (Cancelled) VMC Club (monthly pilot safety/proficiency forum)
May 9, 2020 (Cancelled) Vintage Aircraft / Vintage Cars / EAA Young Eagles
May 10, 2020

Drive-Thru Farmer's Market

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May 16 2020 (Cancelled) “World’s Fastest Bourbon” / Art Nalls’ Harrier (ticketed event)
May 16, 2020 (Virtual) VMC Club (monthly pilot safety/proficiency forum)
May 20, 2020 WINGS Webinar
General Aviation News Article, Part 1
General Aviation News Article, Part 2
May 23, 2020 50th Anniversary of Airport Dedication - Inception to Dedication and Recollections
May 29, 2020 Aerial Salute to Healthcare Workers
May 30, 2020 (Cancelled) EAA Young Eagles (free flights for youths age 8-17)
June 2, 2020 Airport 50th Anniversary Proclamation
June 14, 2020 Drive-Thru Farmer’s Market - Event time 10-1
June 17-19, 2020 (Cancelled) Maryland Airport Managers Assoc (invitation only)
June 20, 2020 (Virtual) VMC Club (monthly pilot safety/proficiency forum)
June 27, 2020 8am-noon Open Hangar Day (Open to any airport based tenant)
July 12, 2020 Farmers Market
July 25, 2020 (Virtual) (Cancelled) VMC Club (monthly pilot safety/proficiency forum)
July 28, 2020 (Virtual) National Aviation Day Event (Leonardtown)
Proclamation
August 8, 2020 (Cancelled) Taxiway 5K Run
August 2020 (Cancelled) Fly-In and Shuttle to Pax River Naval Air Museum
August 15, 2020 (Virtual) VMC Club (monthly pilot safety/proficiency forum)
September 6, 2020 Farmer’s Market
September 19, 2020 (Cancelled) Fly-In Breakfast and WINGS Event
September 2020 (Cancelled) UAS (drone) Airshow (invitation only)
September 19, 2020 (Virtual) VMC Club (monthly pilot safety/proficiency forum)
September 26, 2020 (Cancelled) International Girls in Aviation Day Event
October 17, 2020 Airport Open House
October 17, 2020 (Virtual) VMC Club (monthly pilot safety/proficiency forum)
November 2020 Civil Air Patrol Open House
November 21, 2020 (Virtual) VMC Club (monthly pilot safety/proficiency forum)
December 19, 2020 Holiday Farmer’s Market / See Santa Fly In!
December 19, 2020 (Virtual) VMC Club (monthly pilot safety/proficiency forum)

*Free for AOPA members, and a good review for all pilots.

Dates and events subject to change. All events are free and located at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport, 44200 Airport Rd, California, MD 20619 unless noted otherwise. For more info see https://www.stmarysmd.com/dpw/airport-operations/anniversary/ or contact Airport Manager Allison Swint at 301-475-4200 x73511 or Allison.swint@stmarysmd.com.