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march 2021

2021wed31mar4:00 pm5:00 pmNOAA Live Virtual Open House for Kids: Aircraft Operations Center4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Virtual Event Event Organized By: NOAA Event Category:Educational + HistoricalPrice:Free

Event Details

Join NOAA for a virtual open house and “visit” our Aircraft Operations Center, located in Lakeland. This facility is where NOAA operates and maintains 10 specialized aircraft to support research, including our “hurricane hunter” planes. Come learn about our team of NOAA Corps officers and staff who fly, instrument, repair, and support our crewed and uncrewed aircraft. Walk along the hangar floor, visit our calibration lab and metal shop, and see our aircraft up close!

This event is FREE, geared toward students in grades 2 through 8, and perfect for classrooms and families.

*Registration is free, but space is limited.


(Wednesday) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Virtual Event