The organizing committee of the 6th Annual Peninsula Air Fair would like to thank all those who participated in the event this year and made it an unqualified success.
Our financial sponsors this year were the Challenger Learning Center, GCI, Alaska Flying Network, Alaska Airmen’s Association, the City of Kenai and Airport Commission and the City of Soldotna and Airport Commission.
Other sponsors and participants included the 79 registered pilots and family members that participated in our “Poker Run”; our prize and services sponsors includes Aero Maintenance, Alaska Road Builders; Alaska Chinook Lodge; Alaska Flying Network, Alyeska Sales and Service, Arctic Barnabas Ministries (They produces a wonderful BBQ at the Kenai Airport Ops Facility), Challenger Learning Center, Crowley Aviation, ERA Aviation, Experimental Aircraft Association (They produced the wonderful early morning breakfast at the Soldotna Airport in the Samaritan’s Purse hangar), Floats Alaska, Grant Aviation; Kenai Airport “World Class” Lodge; Kenai Flight Service Station, Jersey Subs, Leaden’s Excavating and Demolition, Printer’s Ink, Tustumena Smokehouse, VFW, Kenai Civil Air Patrol, Soldotna Mayor Dave Carey, Kenai Mayor Pat Porter, Peninsula Aero Tech, Northern Test Lab, Tackle Repair Center of Anchorage, True Value Hardware of Soldotna, and Greater Soldotna Chamber of Commerce.
This year we hosted several aviation-related vendors and we are so appreciative of your support. They included Aero Recip, Alaska Flying Network, Solid Rock Bible Camp, Alaska Calibration, and Crowley Aviation. Thank you also goes to Arctic Barnabas Ministries who designed our event posters and postcards and to Sun Dog Seriographics who produced our souvenir T-Shirts for this year. A wonderful job was done and we were proud to gave these highlight our event.
Entertainment this year was provided by “Top Cover” Courtesy of the USAF and also performing was guitar talent, Dave Beagle, and Emily Philibert, soloist.
A very special thanks to the military the 211th RQS from Kulis Air Guard Base, the USCG Air Station Kodiak and the 517th AS Firebirds from Elmendorf. If we have been negligent in naming anyone who helped with our event for this year, we are truly sorry and apologize in advance.
Thank you to our community for your support to this event. Without you, it wouldn’t happen!
Mary Bondurant, Kenai Airport
Sharen Sleater, Soldotna Airport
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