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Unfortunately our event for 2021 has been canceled. 2022 information will be available soon.

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***COVID-19/Coronavirus Update – Seattle and Portland Aviation Day events canceled ***:

***UPDATE: Seattle and Portland Aviation Day events have been canceled ***: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be hosting our 2021 Aviation Day events in Seattle or Portland. The safety, health, and well-being of our guests, employees, volunteers, and community remain our top priority. We’re looking forward to hosting an amazing event next year. Thank you for understanding and please email SeattleAviationDay@AlaskaAir.com with any questions or concerns.

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The mission of Alaska Airlines' Aviation Day is to inspire youth in our community and help them realize the potential careers in Aviation and Aerospace.

Alaska Airlines Aviation Day 2020 – Saturday, May 2nd

Together with The Port of Seattle and Boeing, Alaska Airlines is proud to again host the 12th Annual Aviation Day on Saturday, May 2nd, 2020 for youth between the ages of 13-18.

This FREE event is aimed at inspiring aviation dreams in the youth of Puget Sound communities. Aviation Day will provide the opportunity for young adults to learn about different paths in the aviation industry and education possibilities for a successful career.

Guided by Alaska Airlines and volunteers from other sponsors, participants will be able to:

  • Tour Alaska Airlines jets and other aircraft
  • Look into the wheel wells and engines with mechanics
  • Explore the flight deck with pilots
  • Fly a simulator
  • Visit the Alaska Airlines training facilities
  • Explore the design of an airplane with Boeing engineers
  • Attend a career presentation
  • See how a flight is planned, scheduled and executed
  • Slide down an evacuation slide
  • Ask university and college representatives about educational opportunities
  • Watch the competition teams demonstrate their robots
  • Learn about small aircraft and what it takes to pilot them

This program is not an open house or airshow. All students and adults who wish to attend must pre-register with your sponsored youth group. Restrictions on the number of adults attending with a group do exist. Talk to your sponsored youth group for registration. You can also visit our registration page for more information.

Aviation Career Lectures

Higher Education Opportunities

Information Booths

  • Alaska Airlines Mechanics
  • Alaska Airlines Engineers
  • Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants
  • Alaska Airlines Pilots
  • Alaska Airlines Dispatchers
  • FAA Air Traffic Controllers
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • University of Washington College of Engineering
  • University Alaska Anchorage
  • University of North Dakota School of Aerospace Sciences
  • Central Washington University Department of Aviation
  • Southern Utah University Department of Aviation
  • Big Bend Community College Department of Aviation
  • North Seattle College
  • South Seattle College Aeronautical Technology
  • Everett Community College
  • Clover Park Technical College Aviation Department
  • Green River College School of Aviation Technology
  • Rainier Flight Service
  • Galvin Flying
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Horizon Airlines
  • Boeing
  • Port of Seattle Fire and Law Enforcement
  • Blue Origin
  • The Museum of Flight
  • Women in Aviation International
  • Air Line Pilots Association
  • TeenFlight Puyallup
  • United States Armed Services
  • and MORE!

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