Announcing Hayward Executive Airport open house

September 11, 2018

photo of the 2017 Hayward Executive Airport open house from above.

The Hayward Executive Airport will hold its annual Wings and Wheels Open House on Sunday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., a free admission event with entertainment and attractions for all ages and families.

The event will feature displays of vintage aircraft, jets and helicopters, police and rescue vehicles, custom cars and trucks, plus tours of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) control tower.  Free airplane rides for youth ages 8 to 17 will be provided through Vintage Aircraft Association Chapter 29 Young Eagles Program.  Preregistration is required at

Music will be presented by DJ John Favors and Larob Lee—with food and drink from local restaurants.  Event parking is free of charge.

Wings and Wheels is organized by Bay Area Black Pilots Association, Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., East Bay Aviators, Inc., and Motivation and Learning Through Aviation (MALTA) in cooperation with Hayward Executive Airport.  A special event flyer in English and Spanish can be downloaded from the City's calendar of events.

A former World War II fighter base, Hayward Executive, 20301 Skywest Drive, is a vibrant general aviation airport with more than 400 aircraft—from single-engine airplanes to sophisticated corporate jets—plus 40 support companies providing aviation products and services.