Airport hosting weekend of Ford-centered activities

The Columbus Municipal Airport is offering an alternative to its traditional aviation day, with a whole weekend of airport-related activities today through Sunday.

Airport officials say that due to the pandemic, the annual aviation day has been postponed. Instead activities will be spaced out over several days at an event called the Flying Fords, centered around a 1920s Ford Tri-Motor airplane. also known as the Tin Goose.  Airport Manager Brian Payne says there will be other Ford focused activities including the Mustang Club, Ford tractors and Ford Model-As.

Other activities will include bounce houses, educational events, the Columbus Public Safety Touch-A-Truck and the Smoke Trailer.

Payne said you can also check out the Atterbury-Bakalar Air Museum and the new C-119 display

Activities will be 9 to 4 today through Sunday.

You can get more information about the schedule and parking at You can register for rides in the Ford Tri-Motor at: