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The Fair is now under the leadership of IAMA,
International Association of Missionary Aviation,
along with the local committee.
Following several postponements due to pandemic restrictions
THE NEW DATE FOR THE FAIR IS
SEPTEMBER 25-26, 2021
As time comes closer to the Fair date,
you should find information for the Fair on IAMA's website:
See the IAMA website: http://iamanet.org/
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We thank IAMA
for their leadership of the 2018 Mission Aviation Fair
along with the continued involvement from the local Advisory Board.
Some photos from the 2018 SMOKETOWN MISSION AVIATION FAIR
Mission Aviation Promotions was created to enable the continuance of the Smoketown Aviation Fair. (It took the place of Missions Fest Lancaster for that purpose.)
We have been happy to host the Mission Aviation Fair the third weekend of August each year at the Smoketown Airport. This fair showcases the vital technical aspects of missions that make it possible for ministry in the remote areas of the world. Some of the most inaccessible areas depend greatly on aviation support. It takes a team of well-qualified pilots, mechanics, communications and IT staff, medical teams and other infrastructure support to reach and minister to people in those areas. Those who do this vital work are often unnoticed and unappreciated. We aim to promote awareness of unique opportunities to encourage and participate with those special servants of the Lord who minister with their technical abilities.
People find that just coming to the Airport and seeing lots of aircraft is exciting, not to mention that it’s all connected with serving the Lord in missions!
Goals and purposes of Mission Aviation Promotions:
- Demonstrate how Aviation and Technology speed up mission efforts in fulfilling Matthew 28:19
- Encourage people to get involved: pray, give or go
- Give children a positive, fun exposure to Christian faith and missions
- Provide mission aviation agencies exposure to the greater Lancaster community
- Give mission agencies opportunities to recruit interested people
- Encourage local churches to network for the promotion of missions and give them a practical exciting event to aid their missions program
See more details about the Fair in the Aviation Fair Info section.
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Curious about past events? View these reports:
Download the 2016 Newsletter -- click here
Download the 2016 Fair Photo Report, click here.
Download the 2015 Fair Photo Report, click here.
Download the June 2015 Newsletter, click here.
Download the 2014 Fair Photo Report. click here.
Download the Summer 2014 Newsletter. click here.