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Girls in Aviation Day 2019

Date:
Sat Oct 05, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST
Location:
McCarran Airport Map
Program Type:
STEAM
Grades:
4th-12th
Category:
S.T.E.A.M.
Level:
Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador
Girl Fee:
$10.00
Adult Fee:
see registration
Minimum Attendance:
10
Maximum Attendance:
50
 

A day of connecting with other girls and professional women excited about aviation, exploring opportunities in the aviation and aerospace industry, and experiencing the high-flying fun aviation offers!

- Hands on experience: Allegiant Air Airbus 319
- Learn from Women in the United States Air Force and other Armed Forces
- Learn the basics of aviation, how to flight plan, and other fun learning activities
- Explore with aviation maps
- Girl Scouts may earn their Aviation Fun patch

TOWER TOUR:

Our partners at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have helped us again to offer 20 lucky girls a to visit the McCarran International Airport Tower facility. If your attendee(s) would like a chance to tour the Tower guided by real Air Traffic Controllers, please have them write a 100+ word essay on "Why I Want to Visit an Air Traffic Control Tower," and submit below.

Good luck to each girl who enters!

*New this year!* Sign up any girl for a complimentary Girls in Aviation Day membership, including a badge and free 6-month digital subscription.

1. Go online after September 1 to https://www.wai.org/join/giad.cfm 
2. Provide information as prompted, and
3. Enter the promo code GIAD19

REGISTRATION:

All attendees MUST register and pre-pay online. $10 registration fee includes:

- Girls in Aviation Day T-shirt
- Girls in Aviation Day string backpack
- A copy of "Aviation for Girls" magazine
- Please sign waiver of liability/photo release. NO ADMISSION without a waiver.


DROP OFF

8:00 - 8:30am

Drop off is at McCarran International Airport Terminal 1 on the Departures level, under the Allegiant sign. It's the first airline you will see, and there will be Girls in Aviation Day (GIAD) signs posted. The address is:

McCarran International Airport – Allegiant ticketing area
5757 Wayne Newton Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119

*Note: Girls will be sorted into groups based on drop-off time. If you have participants who would like to be grouped together, arrange drop off accordingly

Instructions:

You may pull over and idle, but you cannot park along the departures curb. Volunteers will be outside to help your participant get signed up and chaperoned through security.


PICK UP:

12:00 pm, same location

 

CONTACT:

Have a question? Experiencing problems? Email us at lasvegas.wai@gmail.com or message us on Facebook

 

SPONSORS:

                      

A huge thank you to Allegiant Air and McCarran International Airport for sponsoring our event! Las Vegas GIAD would not be possible without their support.