Kids fly free at the Big Bear City Airport during special Saturday events in the summer. The Young Eagles program, sponsored by the Big Bear Pilots Association, is the second Saturday of every month through September. Kids ages 8 to 17 are offered free airplane rides around Big Bear.

The final Young Eagles flight of the season is

Saturday, Sept. 14, from 8:30 to

11 a.m. at the Big Bear City Airport.

No appointment is necessary to participate in the Young Eagles program at the Big Bear Airport. Each child must be accompanied by an adult who must sign a release of liability for the child.

For more information, email or visit or call


The Big Bear City Airport is at

501 W. Valley Blvd., Big Bear City.

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