The start of the 2012 Air Race Classic is sponsored by the Local Chapter Rio Colorado 99s, the International Organization of Women Pilots known affectionately as the "99s".
The women pilots are given four days to finish a 2,400 mile race flying in clear weather during daylight hours; the race will start in Lake Havasu City and will end in Batavia, Ohio. The public is invited to visit with the pilots while their planes are fully inspected on Friday & Saturday, June 14th & 15th. There will be an open to the public Welcome Reception for the racers at the Hampton Inn on Saturday, June 16th - time to be announced. Optional dinner will be available for $25.
This is an exciting event that is taking place in Lake Havasu City for the first time. Come on out and visit with these extraordinary women from across the US as they take off for their cross-country adventure!
Tookie Hensley, Organizer
Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport, D2 Aero
5600 Highway 95 North
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86404
FREE to Spectators