2023 Girls in Aviation Day

Join us on Saturday, September 23, 2023
for an exciting day filled with aviation adventures!

Welcome to the first Girls In Aviation Day at West Virginia International Yeager Airport!

This event will be hosted by the Marshall University Chapter of Women in Aviation. This event is open to any and all girls in the region (ages 8-18). Attendees will take part in various learning stations aimed at introducing Aviation careers. Touch a plane, meet a pilot, learn about exciting jobs in aviation, discover flight training opportunities, learn to speak aviation, and so much more!

Registration is for students and their chaperones. Chaperones (adults) must get a ticket for the event and must accompany children under 16 years of age at all times. Chaperones and Students must BOTH have tickets to enter the event.

This event is open house style, you can come and stay as long as you wish. Visitors can attend anytime between the hours of 10AM and 2 PM on Saturday, September 23. We will be playing the Disney movie Planes on a jumbo screen starting at 12 pm. The first 100 girls will receive an official GIAD swag bag.

PARKING: Parking will be at the long term parking garage at the main terminal and attendees will be bused to the hangar event space.

Please note that this is an in-person event, and all necessary safety measures will be in place to ensure a secure and enjoyable experience for everyone.