Columbus to host Aviation Day at airport

Columbus Municipal Airport will be opening up to the public on June 11th for Aviation Day, celebrating the airfield and encouraging an interest in aviation.

Airport Director Brian Payne said he did not know what to expect at the first Aviation Day, but it has turned into a large annual event.

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The show will feature two new acts, Payne said.

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Those performances will be at 10 a.m. and then again at 3 p.m. The show will be from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., and will include  plane displays, a car show, airplane rides, a pancake breakfast and a hog roast for lunch and a look at the Lifeline helicopter.

Admission is free.