2017 Flight Archive

This page will list the past flights for the 2017 season. Use it as a reference to see all we’ve accomplished in a season!

MARCH 

March 4, Saturday

  • GROUP: 22 veterans Greater St. Louis HF STL
  • ARRIVAL: 11:05am SWA 3870 (Terminal A)
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 11:45am-12:45pm
    • Korean Memorial: 1:00pm-2:20pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 3:00pm
    • 1 Shore Motor Coach
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 5:0pm for 6:50pm departure, SWA 5772

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March 24, Friday

  • GROUP: American airlines’ annual Medal of Honor Charter
  • ARRIVAL: DCA 11:15am from JFK (Terminal C)
  • Request your Gate Access Pass (GAP) Here
  • Gate passes must be picked up no later than 10:00am (we anticipate the flight arriving early)
  • ACTIVITIES: TBD
  • DEPARTURE: TBD

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March 28, Tuesday

  • GROUP: 22 veterans Greater St. Louis HF STL
  • ARRIVAL: BWI (DCA departure greeting only)
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 10:00am-11:30am
    •  Korean Memorial: 12:45pm-2:15pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 3:00pm
    • 1 Shore Motor Coach
    • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 5:00pm for 6:55pm departure, SWA 4598

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March 31-April 1, Friday-Saturday

  • GROUP: 36 veterans HF Austin AUS
  • ARRIVAL: 3/31 4:30pm, SWA 223
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES: 4/1
    • World War II Memorial: 8:00am-8:45am
    • Korean Memorial: 8:45am-9:45am
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 1:00pm
    • 2 Dillon buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 4/1 2:15pm for 3:40pm departure, SWA 2729
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APRIL

April 1, Saturday

  • GROUP: 105 veterans Honor Flight Dayton (DAY) (Dayton, OH)
  • ARRIVAL: 7:22am American Airlines Charter, Terminal C
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • Korean Memorial: 1:00pm-3:00pm
    • World War II Memorial: 3:45pm-5:00pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 9:00am
    • 3 Eyre buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 7:30pm for 9:00pm departure, American Airlines charter

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April 1, Saturday

  • GROUP: 89 veterans Indy Honor Flight (1 of 2 flights, ABLE) (Indianapolis, IN)
  • ARRIVAL: 8:34am American Airlines Charter (Terminal C)
  • GAPs for this flight will be issued in conjunction with the first arriving Dayton flight listed above.
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 9:45am-11:45am
    • Korean Memorial: 12:00pm-1:45pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 3:00pm
    • 4 Dillon buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 4:00pm for 5:45pm departure, American Airlines charter

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April 1, Saturday

  • GROUP: 89 veterans Indy Honor Flight (2 of 2 flights, BAKER) (Indianapolis, IN)
  • ARRIVAL: 9:34am American Airlines Charter (terminal C)
  • GAPs for this flight will be issued in conjunction with the first arriving Dayton flight listed above.
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 12:00pm
    • World War II Memorial: 12:45pm-2:00pm
    • Korean Memorial: 2:30pm-5:00pm
    • 4 Dillon buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 4:45pm for 6:30pm departure, American Airlines charter

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April 5, Wednesday

  • GROUP: veterans from Knoxville, TN
  • ARRIVAL: 10:30am, American Airlines charter (Terminal C)
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • Korean Memorial: tbd
    • World War II Memorial: tbd
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: tbd
    • tbd buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA tbd for 6:30pm departure, American Airlines (Terminal C)

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April 6, Thursday

  • GROUP: veterans from Lakeland, FL
  • ARRIVAL: 8:16am, American Airlines charter (Terminal C)
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • Korean Memorial: tbd
    • World War II Memorial: tbd
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: tbd
    • tbd buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA tbd for 4:00pm departure, American Airlines (Terminal C)

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April 6, Thursday

  • GROUP: 35 veterans Great River Honor Flight STL
  • ARRIVAL: BWI (departure greeting only)
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • Korean Memorial: 10:30am-12:00pm
    • World War II Memorial: 12:00pm-12:45pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 3:00pm
    • 1 Shore bus
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 5:15pm for 6:55pm departure, SWA 4598 (Terminal A)

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April 8, Saturday

  • GROUP: 75 veterans from SE Florida HR (West Palm Beach, FL)
  • ARRIVAL: 8:16am, American Airlines charter (Terminal C)
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • Korean Memorial: 1:30-3:30pm
    • World War II Memorial: 1:30-3:00pm **Flags of our Heroes ceremony at 2pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 10:00am
    • 4 Academy buses
    • 12:15pm-1:30pm lunch at Knights of Columbus. To help serve, simply show up! 5115 Little Falls Road, Arlington, VA 22207
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA tbd for 5:00pm departure, American Airlines (Terminal C)

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April 8, Saturday

  • GROUP: 90 veterans from Stars and Stripes HF, Milwaukee, WI
  • ARRIVAL: 9:45am, American Airlines charter 9477 (Terminal C)
  • Gate passes for this flight will be issued in conjunction with the first arriving American Airlines flight of the day, listed above
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • Korean Memorial: 4:45pm-5:30pm
    • World War II Memorial: 3:15pm-4:00pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 12:00pm
    • 4 Atlantic Coast buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 5:45 for 7:00pm departure, American Airlines 9477(Terminal C)

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April 8, Saturday

  • GROUP: 90 veterans from Hudson Valley Honor Flight SWF (Newburgh, NY)
  • ARRIVAL: 10:55am American Airlines Charter, Terminal C
  • Gate passes for this flight will be issued in conjunction with the first arriving American Airlines flight of the day, listed above
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 11:45am-1:00pm
    • Korean Memorial: 1:15pm-2:45pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 3:30pm
    • 5 Martz Buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to 6:30pm for 7:30pm departure, American Airlines charter

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April 11, Tuesday

  • GROUP: 80 veterans Land of Lincoln Honor Flight
  • ARRIVAL: 9:00am SUN 8603 (Terminal A)
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 10:15am-11:15am
    • Korean Memorial: 11:30am-1:00pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 5:30pm
    • 3 Dillon buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 6:30pm for 8:10pm departure, SUN

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April 11,Tuesday

  • GROUP: veterans from Atlanta, GA
  • ARRIVAL: 10:48am American Airlines Charter, Terminal C
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • Korean Memorial: tbd
    • World War II Memorial: tbd
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: tbd
    • tbd buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to tbd for 6:00pm departure, American Airlines charter

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April 12, Wednesday

  • GROUP: veterans from Old Glory HF ATW
  • ARRIVAL: 9:35am Sun Country, Terminal A
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 10:30am-11:30am
    • Korean Memorial: 12:00pm-2:00pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 5:00pm
    • 3 ACC buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to 6:00pm for 7:00pm departure, Sun Country

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April 13-15, Thursday-Saturday

  • GROUP: 25 veterans from HF Bay Area California (SFO)
  • ARRIVAL: 4/13 4:05pm Virgin VX0001
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 4/14 9:00am-10:30am
    • Korean Memorial: 4/15 9:00am-10:30am
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 4/14 3:00pm
    • 1 Shore bus
  • DEPARTURE: 4/15 return to 3:00pm for 5:10pm departure, Virgin VX0002

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April 18, Tuesday

  • GROUP: 72 veterans from Honor Flight Tri-state (Cincinnati, OH)
  • ARRIVAL: 9:32am, American Airlines (Terminal C)
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • Korean Memorial: 3:35pm-5:30pm
    • World War II Memorial: 2:20pm-3:25pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 12:00pm
    • 3 Dillon buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 7:30pm for 8:30pm departure, American Airlines charter

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April 18, Tuesday

  • GROUP: 75 veterans Central MO Honor Flight, STL
  • ARRIVAL: BWI, departure greeting only at DCA
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • Korean Memorial: 11:30am
    • World War II Memorial: 10:40am
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 2:00pm
    • 2 Shore buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 5:15pm for 6:55pm departure, SWA 4598 (Terminal A)

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April 19, Wednesday

  • GROUP: 68 veterans from Fayetteville, AR (OA Honor Flight)
  • ARRIVAL: 10:36am American Airlines Charter, Terminal C
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • Korean Memorial: 11:45am-12:45pm
    • World War II Memorial: 12:50pm-3:15pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 4:00pm
    • 3 Dillon buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to 6:30 for 8:00pm departure, American Airlines charter

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April 19-April 21, Wednesday-Friday

  • GROUP: 23 veterans The Last Frontier (ANC)
  • ARRIVAL: 4/19 5:49pm, AK 764 (Terminal B)
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 4/20 11:00am-12:30pm
    • Korean Memorial: 4/20 9:00am-10:45am
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 4/20 4:30pm
    • 1 Kellar bus
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 4/21 3:15pm for 5:08pm departure, Alaska 771 (Terminal B)

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April 19, Wednesday

  • GROUP: 25 veterans HR Conyers, GA (Atlanta)
  • ARRIVAL: 9:06am Delta 2638 (Terminal B)
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 10:30am-11:30am
    • Korean Memorial: 11:40am-12:45pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 2:30pm
    • 1 Atlantic Coast bus
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 4:00pm for 7:05pm departure, Delta 2490

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April 19, Wednesday

  • GROUP: 37 veterans from Franklin Co. Honor Flight STL
  • ARRIVAL: BWI arrival (DCA departure greeting only)
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 11:30am-12:15pm
    • Korean Memorial: 12:30pm-1:30pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 3:30pm
    • 1 Eyre bus
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 6:55pm for 8:10pm departure, SWA 4598

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April 21, Friday

  • GROUP: 30 veterans from Flag City Honor Flight
  • ARRIVAL: Bus trip
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • Korean Memorial: 1:00pm
    • World War II Memorial: 2:00pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 9:00am
    • 1 Diamond

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April 22, Saturday

  • GROUP: 85 veterans from Talons Out, Kalamazoo, MI
  • ARRIVAL: 8:54am, American Airlines (Terminal C)
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial:  1:30pm-2:30pm
    • Korean Memorial: 3:00pm-4:00pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 10:30am
    • 4 Atlantic/Dillon buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 5:45pm for 7:00pm departure, American Airlines

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April 22, Saturday

  • GROUP: veterans from HF Kentucky, LEX
  • ARRIVAL: 9:20am, American Airlines 9459 (Terminal C)
  • GAPs for this flight will be issued in conjunction with the first arriving American Airlines flight of the day, listed above
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 2:00pm-3:00pm
    • Korean Memorial: 3:10pm-5:00pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 1:00pm
    • 3 Dillon buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 6:00pm for 7:30pm departure, American Airlines

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April 22, Saturday

  • GROUP: 89 veterans from Badger Honor Flight Madison, WI
  • ARRIVAL: 10:02am, American Airlines (Terminal C)
  • GAPs for this flight will be issued in conjunction with the first arriving American Airlines flight of the day, listed above
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 4:30pm-5:30pm
    • Korean Memorial: 2:25pm-3:55pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 12:00pm
    • 4 Dillon buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 6:45pm for 8:00pm departure, American Airlines

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April 22, Saturday

  • GROUP: 25 veterans HF Savannah
  • ARRIVAL: Bus trip
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • Korean Memorial: 9:00am-10:30am
    • World War II Memorial: 5:00pm-6:00pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 3:30pm
    • 1 Coach Light Tours bus

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April 22, Saturday

  • GROUP: 75 veterans from Honor Flight Historic Triangle VA
  • ARRIVAL: Bus trip
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • Korean Memorial: 1:15pm-2:45pm
    • World War II Memorial: 11:30am-1:00pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 4:00pm
    • 4 Fun Tours/Winn bus
    • 5:30pm-6:30pm dinner at Knights of Columbus. To help serve, simply show up! 5115 Little Falls Road, Arlington, VA 22207

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April 22, Saturday

  • GROUP: 22 veterans Greater St. Louis HF STL
  • ARRIVAL: BWI (DCA departure greeting only)
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 11:00am-12:00pm
    •  Korean Memorial: 1:00pm-2:20pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 3:00pm
    • 1 Shore Motor Coach
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 5:00pm for 6:45pm departure, SWA 2380

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April 23, Sunday

  • GROUP: 20 veterans from HF Top of Virginia
  • ARRIVAL: Bus trip
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • Korean Memorial: 10:30am-11:45am
    • World War II Memorial: 12:00pm-1:30pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 3:30pm
    • 1 Schrock bus

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April 24-25, Monday-Tuesday

  • GROUP: 25 veterans from Southern Lyon County HF (MCI)
  • ARRIVAL: BWI, depature greeting only
  • ACTIVITIES: 4/24
    • World War II Memorial: 10:15am-11:00am
    • Korean Memorial: 11:15am-12:15pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 2:15pm
    • 1 1st Priority Trailways bus
  • DEPARTURE: 4/25 return to DCA 2:30pm for 4:10pm departure, SWA 3936

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April 24, Monday

  • GROUP: 85 veterans from Greater Lafayette, IN
  • ARRIVAL: 9:14am, American Airlines 9479 (Terminal C)
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 10:30am-11:30am
    • Korean Memorial: 12:00pm-1:30pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 4:00pm
    • 4 Shore Motor Coach buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 5:30pm for 6:30pm departure, American Airlines charter

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April 24, Monday

  • GROUP: 90 veterans Never Forgotten Honor Flight CWA
  • ARRIVAL: 9:30am, Sun Country 8601 (Terminal A)
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 10:50am-12:30pm
    • Korean Memorial: 12:55pm-2:40pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 5:00pm
    • 3 Atlantic Coast charter buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 7:15pm for 8:45pm departure, SUN 8602

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April 25, Tuesday

  • GROUP: 55 veterans from Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois, Marion, IL
  • ARRIVAL: 9:15am, American Airlines charter (Terminal C)
  • Inaugural Honor Flight for Veteran’s Honor Flight of Southern Illinois
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 10:05am-11:10am
    • Korean Memorial: 11:20am-1:20pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 5:30pm
    • 3 Dillon buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA  7:00pm for departure at 8:00pm, American Airlines charter

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April 25, Tuesday

  • GROUP: 85 veterans Eastern Iowa HF CID
  • ARRIVAL: 9:30am, SUN 8601 (Terminal A)
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 10:45am-11:50am
    • Korean Memorial: 11:45pm-3:20pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 4:00pm
    • 3 Dillon buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 7:00pm  for 8:50pm departure, SUN 8602

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April 26, Wednesday

  • GROUP: 86 veterans from HF Northeast Indiana, Ft. Wayne, IN
  • ARRIVAL: 9:00am American Airlines (Terminal C)
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 10:45am-12:15pm
    • Korean Memorial: 1:00pm-2:15pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 4:00pm
    • 4 Shore buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 6:00pm for a 7:00pm departure, American Airlines

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April 27-29, Thursday- Saturday

  • GROUP: 25 veterans from Dawson County Nebraska Hero Flight
  • ARRIVAL: 4/27 3:55pm SWA (Terminal A)
  • Not an official honor flight. Gate passes will not be issued for this flight. Please greet our heroes outside of security.
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 4/27 8:00pm
    • Korean Memorial: 4/27 8:00pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 4/28 2:00pm
    • Dinner at Knights of Columbus 6:00pm 4/28. To help serve, simply show up! 5115 Little Falls Road, Arlington, VA 22207
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 4/29 1:00pm for a 3:35pm departure, SWA

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April 29-30, Saturday-Sunday

  • GROUP: 22 veterans from Lake County HF MKE
  • ARRIVAL:  4/29 10:25am SWA 3244 (Terminal A)
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 4/29 2:30pm-3:15pm
    • Korean Memorial: 4/29 4:45pm-5:15pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 4/30 8:30am
    • 1 Shore bus
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 4/30 10:45am for 12:40pm departure, SWA 3511

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April 27-29, Thursday-Saturday

  • GROUP: 26 veterans from Austin Honor Flight
  • ARRIVAL: 4/27 4:40pm, Southwest Airlines 275 (Terminal A)
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
    • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 4/29 9:00am-9:30am
    • Korean Memorial: 4/29 9:30am-10:30am
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 4/28 10:30am
    • 1 Dillon Bus
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 4/29 2:15pm for 3:55pm departure, Southwest Airlines 2327

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April 29, Saturday

  • GROUP: 105 veterans Honor Flight Dayton (DAY) (Dayton, OH)
  • ARRIVAL: 7:22am American Airlines Charter, Terminal C
  • REQUEST YOUR GATE ACCESS PASS (GAP) HERE
  • ACTIVITIES:
    • World War II Memorial: 3:45pm-5:00pm
    •  Korean Memorial: 1:00pm-3:00pm
    • Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery: 9:00am
    • 3 Eyre buses
  • DEPARTURE: return to DCA 7:30pm for 9:00pm departure, American Airlines charter

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