Honor Flight takes off on Thursday Sept 22nd Print
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Written by Cathie Rochau   
Thursday, 22 September 2011 08:29

The 16th Honor Flight of the Quad Cities departs Thursday, September 22nd at 7 a.m. from the Quad City International Airport.  Guardians will arrive for check in at 5:00 a.m., followed by Veteran check-in at 5:30 a.m. Once the guardians & veterans meet each other, they will proceed through the screening checkpoint and receive coffee & donuts on the concourse before boarding begins.

There will be one more for 2011 which will be held on November 3rd.

As always, the public is welcome to attend the return ceremonies at the airport at night.  The usual arrival time for the public is 9:30 – 10:00 pm., with the veterans processing through the exit around 10:15 – 10:30 p.m.