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Airports Community Events

Each year County Airports host special events at its eight facilities. Below are upcoming activities:

*Check back soon for exciting County Airport aviation events!





Ramona Open House

Borrego Akrofest

Fallbrook Airpark 50th Anniversary


Ramona Airport

Borrego Valley

Fallbrook Airpark


September 20th

October 11-12th

October 25th






Airports Meetings and Historical Aircraft Displays



Gillespie Field





Borrego Springs Chapter of 99's: This women's flying group meets the second Saturday of every month, 10:30 a.m., at the Borrego Valley Airport. Call Louise Phillips at (760) 767-4378 for more information.

Display your antique or classic airplanes: Meets the second Sunday of every month, from 1 to 2 p.m.. Contact Viki Cole for more information at (760) 767-7415.

San Diego Hammerheads IAC#36.  Annual Aerobatic Acrofest. Annual event in the month of October. Call Viki Cole for exact schedule 760-767-7415

Annual Aerobatic Minifest . Annual event in the month of April. Call Viki Cole for exact schedule 760-767-7415

Armed Forces Aero club.  Annual event in the month of October. Call Viki Cole for exact schedule 760-767-7415


The Fallbrook Airport Advisory Committee (FAAC) meets four times a year on the first Monday of each quarter in the Public Meeting Room of the Fallbrook Public Utilities District. For more information call (760) 723-8395 or see:

Civil Air Patrol Squadron 87: Meetings are held the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the "Scout Shack": 231 East Hawthorne, Fallbrook. For more information, please contact Scott Swanson (Commander) at 951-240-9329 or and Roy Knight (Deputy Commander) at (760) 644-3486 or visit:

Coyote Country Chapter of the 99’s: Meets the third Tuesday of every month - times and locations vary. For more information see:

Display your antique or classic airplanes: Usually meets the last Sunday of every month from noon to 2 p.m. Displays are located on the transient ramp. The public is invited to visit, and owners of antique aircraft from other airports are welcome to display their aircraft. Contact George Watson at (760) 723-8395 for information and to verify that aircraft will be on display that Sunday.


The Gillespie Field Development Council (GFDC) meets on the third Tuesday of most months at the City Council Chambers, 200 Civic Center Way, El Cajon. For more information, call (619) 956-4836 or see:

Air Group One presents "Fly Days" on the first Friday of every month at the Gillespie Field Cafe, 2015 N. Marshall Ave, El Cajon. For more information see:

International Organization of Women Pilots, aka the "Ninety-Nines", SD Chapter covers all the airports in the greater SD area. They support and mentor current and aspiring women pilots and offer flight scholarships. Meetings 4th Sat of the month, often at KSEE. For more information see:

Commemorative Air Force (CAF): Please inquire at (619) 448-4505 or see: for tour information or for information on becoming a member of the CAF, which is located at 1850 Joe Crosson Drive, El Cajon.

Air & Space Museum: The San Diego Air & Space Museum at Gillespie Field is open to the public Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Call (619) 258-1221 or see: for tour information.

Gillespie Pilots Association: Meets the first Saturday of every month at 9 a.m. in the Gillespie Field Administration Building. For more information see:  

TWITT meets on the third Saturday of every other month beginning with January at 1:30 pm at Hanger A-4, 1720 Joe Crosson Drive.

Display your antique or classic airplanes: Meets 1 to 2 p.m. on the first Sunday of every month at the Gillespie Field Administration Building’s Transient Ramp, 1960 Joe Crosson Drive, El Cajon. The public may view and photograph the aircraft from the patio area on the west side of the Administration Building. For more information call (619) 956-4800.

Display of historical aircraft: Second Sunday of every month from 1p.m. to 2 p.m. Only for those based at Classic Hangars. For more information, please call Dave Stillinger at (619) 890-1284.

Display of historical aircraft: Fourth Sunday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sky Harbor Monthly Historical Display -  aircraft are to be displayed in hangars only. For further information contact Phil at Wings-n-Wrenches, Hangar G2 at Sky Harbor (619) 449-9464.

Display your airplane: Fourth Saturday of each month, 11 a.m.— noon, Safari Aviation West hosts an aircraft display at Gillespie Field.  To display your plane, bring it to Safari Aviation West at 1905 North Marshall, east end of hangar complex. For more information, call Dick McDowell at (619) 448-2360

Antique Airplane Association: Meets quarterly on the third Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at various Gillespie Field locations. For information and meeting locations, call Dave Stillinger at (619) 890-1284.


Associated Glider Clubs of Southern California meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at the Gillespie Field Terminal Building. For further information, call Rolf Schulze at (619) 286-3855 or visit:


The Palomar Airport Advisory Committee (PAAC) meets on the third Thursday of most months at the City of Carlsbad Council Chambers, 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad, California. For more information call (760) 966-3281 or see:

Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 286 (North County):  Meets first Thursday of each month, 7:00 p.m. in the ARFF hangar at Palomar Airport, 2188 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA. Call Bob Wilson at (760) 489-9031 for more information.

Palomar Chapter of 99's: This women's flying group meets the second Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m. at Mission West Properties, 2006 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad. For more information, contact Robin Gartman at (760) 931-0546 or email:


Display your antique or classic airplanes: Meets from 1 to 2 p.m. on the third Sunday of every month at Chuck Hall Aviation, Cruiseair Aviation and Pacific Executive Aviation. For more information call Chuck Hall Aviation at (619) 789-8178, Cruiseair Aviation at (619) 789-8020 or Pacific Executive Aviation at (619) 789-6384.

Classic Rotors Helicopter Museum: Open to the public Friday through Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open Tuesday through Thursday by appointment: (760) 803-0244

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