The 17th Annual
Abel Island Fly-In, Float-in,
Potluck and BBQ
Saturday, August 19th, 2017
Noon to 3:00 pm
Rain date: Sunday
Experience the fun of landing on a well-maintained 2,600 foot turf runway running down the center of an island in the Mississippi river or land your plane on the Mississippi river and pull up on a sandy beach.
What to bring? Bring your own meat to grill, a covered dish, table settings, and drinks. We will provide the grills, tables, coffee, and water. We also offer a limited number of our special smoked chicken legs for those unable to carry their own food.
Ample space is available for float planes to dock or beach.
Special Note: In the interest of safety, VFR conditions must be reported at Prairie Du Chien (PDC), WI of 2,500 feet broken or better and visibility of 3 miles or better. PDC AWOS available at 608-326-9122 or 119.925. In the event of marginal weather, you may contact the host at (319) 480-0913