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Third Annual DuPage Airport Back to School Celebration

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DuPage Airport

2700 International Drive

West Chicago, IL 60185

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In celebration of a new school year, DuPage Airport (DPA) and the City of West Chicago are inviting students and their families to the Third Annual Back to School Celebration. DPA is one of North America’s premier business aviation facilities, operating 24 hours per day and 365 days per year.

Students will have the opportunity to:

  • Sit inside airplane cockpits

  • Explore airport fire and rescue vehicles

  • Climb onto airport maintenance and snow removal equipment

  • Experience flight simulators

  • Learn about careers in aviation

  • See vintage aircraft, military planes...and much more

Attendees will also get to hang out with WGN-TV, meet first responders from the West Chicago Police and the West Chicago Fire Protection District, members of the Boy Scouts Three Fires Council and Civil Air Patrol, representatives from the Red Cross as well as West Chicago Mayor Ruben Pineda. Food and refreshments will be provided.

Admission to the event is free, but pre-registration is requested.

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2700 International Drive

West Chicago, IL 60185

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