May 13th, 2023 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre
3- 4881 Fountain St N, Breslau, ON
(located at the Region of Waterloo International Airport)
TOUR the Flight Centre, MEET women pilots, LEARN more about the industry and try a FREE FLIGHT!*
Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre (WWFC) is happy to host its annual Girls Can Fly event once again on Saturday, May 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m at our facility, located at the Region of Waterloo International Airport. Girls Can Fly is a FREE educational event promotes women in aviation and offers free flights for girls aged 8 to 18 years.* All are welcome - flight or not!
Last year, WWFC hosted over 1,500 attendees and provided free flights to over 300 potential future female pilots!
The event also features exhibitors from the industry who provide an interactive and engaging experience for attendees of all ages.
The event was established to promote the aviation industry to girls and young women.
Thank you to our volunteer phoographers Gus & Clara Gusair and Pat Hanna!
We are offering FREE PARKING at the new airport parking lot (off Fountain St.) with a free shuttle to bring visitors to the Flight Centre. The shuttle will run every 20 minutes for the event with the first pick-up at 8:00am. (See map below).
Paid parking is offered at the airport, however, it will be very limited this weekend.
Parking attendants will be on-site to assist you!
Runways Café will be open for breakfast and lunch! They offer indoor seating, patio seating, and takeout.
Megacone Creamery will be on site serving up some summer treats!
Planes and volunteer pilots are generously provided by WWFC and COPA Breslau Flyers Flight 26. Special thanks to Great Lakes Helicopter who have volunteered helicopter rides throughout the day.