Erie Airport to Host Aviation Gala to Celebrate Runway Improvement


ERIE – The Erie Regional Airport Authority will host an Aviation Gala Open House & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony this Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, at the Erie International Airport, Tom Ridge Field.

The two-day event will feature displays of vintage aircraft including the B-17 from the Yankee War Museum and more.

On Sunday, August 25, as the Aviation Gala Open House continues, the airport will convene a ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorating the completion of the R/W 6-24 Improvement Program and the full opening of the completed runway extension. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will feature special presentations and the dedication of the new runway.

To learn more, visit or contact the promoters of the event at 814-725-3856.