Serving the Fullerton Community Since 1922

The Hornet

The Hornet

Serving the Fullerton Community Since 1922

The Hornet

A look at Fullerton’s aviation jewel

Fullerton Municipal Airport is the only general aviation airport in Orange County. The airport was founded in 1927, with the FAA tower opening in 1959. The airport’s motto is “Fly Friendly”.

Stationed at the airport is the AFI Flight Training Center. Lessons are offered to become a private or professional pilot. First lessons are $99.00 and include the opportunity to fly with an instructor. You can reach the training center at 714-773-0741 or on their website www.flyafi.com.

The airport also offers field trips to elementary schools. Students take part in a science curriculum based on flight then complete their studies with a trip to the airport. For more information contact the airport at 714-738-6323.

Fullerton Municipal Airport
4011 W. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton CA 92833
714-738-6323
cityoffullerton.com/airport

Airport Events for the Public:

Antique Aircraft Display Days
Second Sunday of every month owners of classic aircraft display their aircraft at the airport, and visitors are invited.
Time: 9a – 2p Free Admission

Airport Day
Annual event when the airport welcomes the public to tour the facility and see the important role it plays in providing service not only to Fullerton, but to all of Orange County. The OC Fire Authority, the Anaheim Police, the California Highway Patrol, Mercy Air and other public agencies are some of the participants. Fullerton’s own Police and Fire Departments are also there. Airport Day is typically held on the second Saturday in May, from 10a = 4p. Admission is free.
For Airport Day information go to cityoffullerton.com/airport