Annual Pearson Field celebration takes to the air

A girl plays with a model airplane at the event

The Pearson Field Education Center, City of Vancouver and Pearson Field Advocates for General Aviation host an annual airport appreciation celebration and open house at historic Pearson Field during the month of September.

The fun free event featured activities for all ages, including:

  • Cockpit tours of a T28
  • Classic airplanes on display
  • Disney's "Planes" activities
  • Free hot dog feed
  • Fun activities
  • Hands-on demonstrations
  • Prizes and a drawing for free airplane flights

This event occurs every fall.

For more information, please contact Airport Manager Willy Williamson at (360) 487-8619 or

Two boys play with flight simulation toys
A girl tests out the flight readiness of her paper creation
A girl and her rocket at Pearson Field
A boy plays in a small replica toy airplane
Flight crew volunteers at the event
Children get a cockpit tour of a T28 airplane
One of the classic airplanes on display at the event
A father and child stand next to one of the airplanes at Pearson Field
Pearson Field Vancouver, WA