More than 10,000 aircraft flew into the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh this year with 16,807 aircraft operations at the main Wittman Airport during the 11-day period from July 19-29, an average of 127 takeoffs/landings per hour.
Thre were 2,758 planes on show including 1,057 homebuilt aircraft, 939 vintage aircraft, 400 warbirds, 188 ultralights and light-sport aircraft, 105 seaplanes, 62 aerobatic aircraft, and seven in other categories.
Other figures released by the EAA include:
- Attendance: approximately 642,000 — 6.8 percent above 2018’s record total.
- Camping: more than 12,300 sites in aircraft and drive-in camping accounted for an estimated 40,000 visitors.
- Volunteers: more than 5,500 contributing in excess of 250,000 hours.
- Commercial exhibitors: 863
- Forums, workshops, and presentations: 1,500 sessions attended by more than 75,000 people.
- Social media, internet, and mobile: more than 17.6 million people were reached by EAA’s social media channels during AirVenture.
- EAA Radio: more than 104,000 listeners in 158 countries with 6,735 hours of audio, and more than 47,000 viewers of 405,000 minutes of streaming video.
- Guests registered at International Visitors Tent: a record 2,772 visitors registered from 93 nations.
- Media: 851 media representatives on-site from six continents.
- Economic impact: $170 million for the five counties in the Oshkosh region.