Innovations in Flight - Our Favorite Summertime Program is June 17

May 16, 2023  -  National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center  -  News & Updates

Join us for our favorite summer tradition at the Udvar-Hazy Center - Innovations in Flight.  

See over 50 unique aircraft, flown in for one day only, at this annual event at the Udvar-Hazy Center. Explore the engineering and design innovations that have taken place during the last century of flight.  Talk with pilots of vintage and modern aircraft for this one day only.

This event is free, but tickets are required. Reserve Now

Inclement Weather Policy:
If there is inclement weather, it may not be possible for the aircraft to reach the Museum, in which case the event will be canceled. Depending on weather forecasts, the event could be canceled as late as Saturday morning. 

Arrival Tips
Innovations in Flight is one of our most popular annual events.  Please be aware of high-volume attendance and allow for additional time for parking and security screening. In the unlikely event that the parking lot is full, we will temporarily close the parking lot until enough cars have departed. If the parking lot is closed, we will post on the Museum's Twitter when it closes and reopens. 

Public Transportatation
Bus service is available via Fairfax Connector's 983 route, with stops at Dulles Airport and the Innovation Center Metro Station.  Weekend service runs hourly throughout the day.

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