August 7, 2015 - Runway Fest


Runway Fest, a free event located at Wright Brothers Airport, was held on Friday, August 7, 2015 starting at 6:00 pm and ending at 10:00 pm, with fireworks at 9:30 pm. It featured Live Music, Aircraft Static Displays, Airplane Rides, Hot Air Balloon Launch, Inflatables, Pony Rides, Clowns, Food & Drink. Aviation Trail Inc. was there with information on the Parachute Museum and demonstrated parachute fittings for attendees. See the Events and Projects page for upcoming announcements of the 2016 event. Photos from the event are in the slideshow below: 



Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park 

16 S. Williams St., Dayton, OH 45402

Visitor Center:

For details and seasonal date schedules see

or please call (937) 225-7705 for the current park schedule.


From W. Third St., turn south on Williams St and then turn left on Fourth St. Go 1/2 block and turn left into the Visitor Center parking area.

CLICK HERE for a parking map.

See the Visitor Center page for details on hours.

Travel Note - Third St. Bridge closure:

The Third Street Bridge will be CLOSED beginning Jan. 1, 2020 until approximately Oct. 2021. Visitors can use the Fifth St. Bridge or the Salem Ave. Bridge as detours from downtown Dayton. A file with more detailed instructions for visitors traveling from the north or south via I-75, or from the east and west via US35 can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.


Aviation Trail, Inc.

- In Partnership with the National Park Service


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