North Platte, Nebraska
North Platte Regional Airport / Lee Bird Field
August 17, 2021
Dates & Times:
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
B-29 flies at 9:00 a.m.
B-24 flies at 9:30 a.m.
B-29 & B-24 cockpit tours available after 11:00 a.m.
P-51 and T-6 available for rides all day.
Ramp Access Cost:
$10: Children (Age 11 thru 17)
Free: Children (Age 10 & Under)
All tickets are purchased on-site on the day of the event.
Price includes free B-29 & B-24 cockpit tour when the aircraft is available.
Rider's admission is complimentary with proof of purchase.
Attending aircraft subject to change due to weather or maintenance.
5560 E. Lee Bird Dr.
North Platte, NE 69103
B-29 Superfortress FIFI
The most advanced bomber of World War II, FIFI is the World's Most Famous, Flying, B-29. Book a flight in this iconic bomber that was designed to fly higher and faster than enemy fighters and brought an end to the war.
B-29 Ride Times:
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.
Book online and save up to $100
B-24 Liberator Diamond Lil
Climb aboard the legendary B-24 Bomber. Over 18,000 Liberators were built and today only two remain. Book a flight that will truly take you back in time.
B-24 Ride Times:
Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.
The B-24, Diamond Lil, Has 10 Available Seats for Purchase. You are Not Buying a Particular Seat. Once Airborne, You May Get Up and Move Around the Aircraft. Each Rider Will Get the Chance to Experience All the Available Compartments. This Includes the Flight Deck Where You Will See the Pilot Positions and Climb All the Way Back to the Tail Gunner Position.