Events

The Event

Rough River State Park is the site of the Annual Ky EAA Sport Aviation Weekend. We will have flying activities, judging of pilot’s landing abilities, and just plain fun getting together with old friends and making new ones.  Accommodations include rooms at the Lodge and cabins in the wood and wing camping on the field with showers and toilets nearby,  State Park Lodge room and cabin reservations can be made by calling 1-800-325-1713 (be sure to mention Sport Aviation Weekend)

The Airport

Falls of Rough (2I3) Rough River Park; Lat. 37 degrees 36′ 59″N, Lon. 86 degrees 30′ 42″W, Runways: 2-20, 3200 X 75 asphalt, Freq. 122.80. Nav: OWB VOR (108.6) to field 101 radial, 33 nautical miles. MYS VOR (108.2) to field 212 radial, 22 nautical miles. CCT VOR (109.8) ro field 070 radial, 38.6 nautical miles. BE SAFE< USE STANDARD TRAFFIC PATTERNS, USE YOUR RADIO.

The Activities

Friday is an early arrival day.  That evening a barbecue meal and social gathering will be available sat the large gathering tent near the airport building.

  Saturday is the main fly-in day, and organized flying events will include a Poker Run and Spot Landing Contest, with a unique trophy presented to the winner.  There will be other raffles available which support the event.  Lunch will be available from an on-site wagon which will offer a wide selection of food and beverages at reasonable prices.  Dinner can be had at the Lodge Restaurant, where a section will be identified for our Fly-in participants.  Afterwards, in the large airport tent, the winners of the various events will be determined and door prizes will be awarded, followed by an evening of fun and games. 

Sunday is normally the departure day for those who stayed overnight.