EAA Camping Rules and Weather Procedures

Stay Safe and Get Alerts

When camping at EAA, there are a few regulations you’ll need to be aware of. You’ll also be glad to know that close tabs are kept on weather and it’s easy to sign up for alerts.

The National Weather Service website publishes the most current and forecasted weather around the EAA grounds.

Text Alerts
You can receive text alerts by texting OSHALERT (weather alerts) and/or OSHARRIVAL (aircraft arrivals, plus parking/camping status) to 64600.

Camping Rules

Campsite

  • NO AIRCRAFT WILL BE ABLE TO DEPART THE CAMPGROUND AFTER 8:00 PM OR BEFORE 6:00 AM.
  • All aircraft must be tied down. If you forget to bring tie downs, you can purchase a pair for $35 from the FBO or EAA volunteer.
  • All prop cards and other required camping credentials MUST be displayed.
  • If you wish to camp with a twin engine aircraft, you will be parked elsewhere and allowed to set your tent in the designated camping area; this is due to spacing and size.
  • No alcohol will be permitted on or around the campgrounds.
  • No pets are allowed.

Fires

  • Open fires, charcoal grills, and any other type(s) of open flames are strictly prohibited around or near aircraft while in the designated camping area.
  • If you wish to grill, grills will be made available to you in a designated location away from all aircraft.

Courtesy

  • Please be mindful of others and keep noise levels low or at a minimum.
  • You are responsible for keeping your campsite clean and throwing your trash away.

Severe Weather Procedures

If severe weather does develop, Public Safety will be notified and come out to direct you to Appleton Flight Center or another location out of the elements, you can also contact PS anytime or monitor weather on AWOS:

  • Public Safety: (920) 832-1633
  • WX AWOS-3: (920) 832-2597

Watches, Warnings, and What To Do

If severe weather develops or has the potential to develop, the National Weather Service will issue a watch or warning based on an approaching storm’s potential or current strength.

Tying Down Your Aircraft

The best way to prevent your aircraft from being damaged in a storm is tying it securely when you arrive; Tie downs are required at Camp Flying Fox.

Severe Thunderstorm or Tornado Watch

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Seek safe shelter immediately. Outagamie County emergency sirens will activate, indicating a warning is in effect.

Tornado Warning

Seek safe shelter immediately. Outagamie County emergency sirens will activate, indicating a warning is in effect.