42nd Annual Air Race Classic

2710 Co Rd 60, Auburn, IN 46706 get directions

121 Women pilots will compete in the 42 Annual Air Race Classic. 56 teams will race  a 2,656-mile cross-country sprint starting in Sweetwater, Texas and ending in Fryeburt, Maine.

Their 5th checkpoint stop will be in Auburn, IN at the DeKalb County Airport.

This event is TBA depending on weather and other elements. To view these planes come to the airport on Wednesday, June 20th and Thursday, June 21st. (TBA).

To follow the race live visit https://airraceclassic2018.maprogress.com/

This is the oldest race of its kind in the nation. the Air Race Classic traces its roots to the 1929 Women’s Air Derby, in which Amelia Earhart and 19 other daring female pilots raced from Santa Monica, California, to Cleveland, Ohio.