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Columbia Airport Ready For Father’s Day Fly In

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Columbia Airport’s 43rd Annual Father’s Day Fly In will be taking place this weekend and will be a "Salute To Our Military".  This year’s Fly In will feature demonstration flights by Cal Fire aircraft, warbirds and a variety of other airplanes. 

Father’s Day Fly In spokesperson and pilot, Lorraine Martinelli, was Friday’s KVML "Nesmaker of the Day".

The Pancake breakfast both Saturday and Sunday starts at 7 am.  On Saturday night there will be a tri tip dinner followed by an awards ceremony and musical entertainment.  

Both Saturday and Sunday will feature the race car vs. the airplane event and on Sunday morning the pilots will hold a flour bombing and spot landing contest.

Vendors will be selling food and beverages, tee shirts, memorabilia and airplane rides.

KVML Radio’s Bill Johnson and Mark Truppner will be on location Saturday morning from 9am – noon. They will be giving away KVML travel mugs.

Entrance fee is $4.00 for adults and children 12 and under are free. People in military uniform are free.  Parking is also free and available off South Airport Road. 

More information can be found at or call the airports office at 209 533-5685. The same number should be called if you’d like to volunteer. For more events this weekend visit’s event section.

The KVML "Newsmaker of the Day" is heard each weekday morning at 6:47, 7:47 and 8:47am.

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