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Fri, Aug 08, 2003

Oshkosh Was as Big as it Looked

EAA Releases Numbers

The 51st annual Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, celebrated the centennial of flight in a big way during its run July 29-August 4.  Among some of the facts and figures are:

  • Total estimated attendance: 770,000
  • Total estimated aircraft flown to the event (both at Oshkosh and surrounding airports): 11,000
  • Total showplanes at Oshkosh in 11 judging categories: 2,960 (record; previous record 2,743 in 1998). Includes 825 homebuilts, 1,224 vintage, 405 warbirds, 357 ultralight/light planes, 129 seaplanes and 20 rotorcraft.
  • Registered media: 1,075 from five continents
  • Commercial exhibitors: 807
  • International visitors registered: 2,249 from 68 nations (Top three: Canada 516, South Africa 366, Australia 266)
  • Campers attending:  An estimated 33,000 in Camp Scholler (vehicle camping) and aircraft camping areas combined
  • Volunteers:  More than 4,500 contributing an estimated 250,000 hours of service
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EAA AirVenture 2004: July 27-August 2

FMI: www.eaa.org; www.airventure.org

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