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Looking for a field trip to an airport?
The SIUC Aviation Flight Program provides tours and fun interactive activities at the Southern Illinois Airport. These tours are great for schools, scout groups, boys' and girls' clubs, and similar organizations. Contact us to schedule your field trip today and get more information on how we can make your trip to the airport a great experience!
SIU Dispatch and Weather Phone: (618) 453-9231
Address: 665 North Airport Road, Murphysboro, IL 62966
Available times: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 3:00
Age Groups for Field Trips: Third grade and above.
Tour Areas generally include:
- Weather Station
- Cessna Aircraft
- Flight Simulators
- Aviation Technologies Airplane Hangar and 737 Airplane and Aviation Flight Maintenance Hangar - (with prior approval)
The following information is needed when scheduling a field trip:
- Date needed for tour
- Teacher/Parent Name
- School Name
- Number of students
- Age group
- Contact Info
- Time Limit/Limitations