Commemorative Air Force Lands at Page Field March 6-9
The Commemorative Air Force AirPower History Tour arrives at Page Field March 6-9, 2014. Headlining the event is the last flying B-29 bomber in existence, “FIFI.” Other aircraft appearances will include an SB2C Hell Diver, C-45 Expediter, Model 4 Stearman Speedmail and a Boeing Stearman.
Tours and rides are available on the North Ramp, accessible via North Airport Road and Terminal Drive in Fort Myers. Event hours are as follows:
- Thursday, March 6 – 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Friday, March 7 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday, March 8 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday, March 9 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Parking is free. Admission is $10 per adult, $5 for children under 18 and free for children 10 and under. The price of admission includes a free B-29 cockpit tour. Rides are available for a fee, and prices vary by aircraft. Please visit the Commemorative Air Force website for more details, or to pre-book a flight: http://www.airpowersquadron.org/#!ft-myers/cvua.
In addition, visitors are invited to stop by Base Operations at Page Field, located at 5200 Captain Channing Page Drive in Fort Myers, for more free World War II exhibits, including a P-51 Mustang fighter replica, original T-6 Texan trainer, photos, documents and other memorabilia.