Airport Day – Santa Ynez

May 18 2024
Public Event

The annual Santa Ynez Valley annual Airport Day returns to the airport grounds on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring more than 30 planes and helicopters on display, including Santa Barbara County’s emergency aviation fleet.

The airport authority estimates 1,000 people are expected to turn out for a day of free hot dogs and hamburgers and an education in aeronautics.

“During the event, flight training scholarships will be awarded to students between the ages of 16 and 19 who live in the Santa Ynez High School District. The scholarship provides funds for training and receiving a private pilot’s license.

To apply for a scholarship (deadline May 11, 2024 at 5p.m.), visit

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Santa Ynez Airport