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LaPorte Municipal Airport

Indiana’s Friendliest Airport

Friday Lunch on the Fly

What’s better than food and airplanes? Maybe lots of food and lots of airplanes? From April to October every year, join us on the 4th Friday of the month between 11 am and 1 pm (Central).  In 2019, we averaged 85 people and 18 planes each week! There’s no cost, but a $5 donation is appreciated. Check back in 2020 – and get a Lunch on the Fly schedule. Every week there’s an airport in the Northern Indiana area that hosts a Lunch on the Fly.

Summer Aviation Camp 2020

The date has been set and it is – June 15 – 19, 2020. Registration forms will be ready early April. If you’d like information as soon as it’s ready, email diane@laporteairport.com

Come out and beat the winter blues by watching Ice Sculpture Carving! On January 26, 2020 Bud Lies and 7 others will be creating ice sculptures from 450 lb blocks of ice. These professional ice carvers are preparing for the 2020 World Ice Art Championship in Fairbanks, Alaska. They will be creating a smaller version of what they will make at the competition.

Come inside the terminal between noon and 2pm for hot soup!

Made In LaPorte County

On Friday, October 4, the LaPorte Municipal Airport participated in a “Made in LaPorte County” event sponsored by the LaPorte Economic Advancement Partnership. Approximately 2600 students attended. Our booth focusedon the advantages of becoming a pilot, the many career possibilities, and provided information how to obtain a private license, a commercial license, other ratings, and resources how to make it all happen.

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Swift Fuels

This fuel is FAA-certified for use in up to 65% of the US piston fleet. Unleaded UL94 Avgas meets or exceeds the minimum octane requirements of many of the engines manufactured by Lycoming, Continental, and Rotax. Swift UL94 Avgas is made of the same base hydrocarbon components as 100LL, without the addition of tetraethyl lead.  This proprietary unleaded fuel formulation is a blend of hydrocarbons designed to meet the fuel specification standards of ASTM D7592, D7547, and D4814.

Region Flyers Flight School

Region Flyers Flight School is now operating out of the LaPorte Municipal Airport, as well as their home base of Porter County Regional Airport. For information, call 844-435-9694 or staci@regionflyers.com.

Delicious Deals!

Christos' Family Restaurant
ENZO Restaurant
3rd Base Bar & Grill

Hours

Monday – Friday   7 am – 5 pm Central Time
Weekends:   8 am – 5 pm Central Time
Closed Thanksgiving,
Christmas and New Years Day

Directions

LaPorte airport is conveniently located 3 miles south of the city of LaPorte. It sits less than 20 miles from the shores of Lake Michigan.and a little over an hours drive  to down town Chicago.

Get in Touch

2341 State Road 39 South
LaPorte, IN 46350
219 324 3393 (office)
219 325 8829 (fax)
Diane Bos Schwarz
diane@laporteairport.com
Joe Keeton joe@laporteairport.com

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