K-State Polytechnic to be part of Kansas Air Tour

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Kansas State University’s Polytechnic Campus is to be part of the 2017 Fly Kansas Air Tour. It takes off from Wellington on Thursday, September 28, for a three-day, 10-city celebration of Kansas aviation. This year’s tour is presented by the Kansas Commission on Aerospace Education and the Kansas Department of Transportation and will promote STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education as well as highlight the benefits of local airports in Kansas.

Stop by the local airports listed below to visit K-State Polytechnic and see planes up close and talk to pilots to learn about the role of aviation in Kansas.

The tour is scheduled to visit the following airports:

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

 Wellington

  • 8 a.m.             Aircraft Arrival
  • 10:30 a.m.     Departure

 Liberal

  • 12:30 p.m.     Aircraft Arrival
  • 2:30 p.m.       Departure

Dodge City

  • 3:30 p.m.        Aircraft Arrival
  • 4:30 p.m.        Departure

Hays

  • 5:30 p.m.        Aircraft Arrival

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

 Hays

  • 10:00 a.m.     Departure

 Concordia

  • 11:00 a.m.     Aircraft Arrival
  • 1:00 p.m.        Departure

Atchison

  • 2:15 p.m.        Aircraft Arrival
  • 4:00 p.m.        Departure

New Century

  • 4:30 p.m.        Aircraft Arrival

 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

 New Century

  • 9:30 a.m.       Departure

Pittsburg

  • 10:30 a.m.     Aircraft Arrival
  • 12:30 p.m.     Departure

Independence

  • 1 p.m.             Aircraft Arrival
  • 3 p.m.             Departure

Benton

  • 4 p.m.             Aircraft Arrival