KDF Balloon Races

Aviation Camp

Nonstop Savings 

Airport Wins Award 

Phil Lynch


James S. Welch, Jr.


Jon Meyer


Greg Fischer


Mary Rose Evans
Earl F. Jones
Elaine Musselman
Lesa Seibert
Evelyn Strange

Gail L. Strange
Steve Trager    


Skip Miller
Executive Director


April 2014

Kentucky Derby Festival Balloon Races


The Kentucky Derby Festival's U.S. Bank Great Balloon Rush-Hour Race and Great Balloon Race will take off from historic Bowman Field. The U.S. Bank Great Balloon Rush-Hour Race is scheduled to launch at 7 a.m. on Friday, April 25 and the U.S. Bank Great Balloon Race will lift off at 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 26 (weather permitting for both events). For more information on these Kentucky Derby Festival events, visit




Summer Aviation Camp 





Do you have a child or grandchild between the ages of 10 to 16 interested in learning more about aviation? If so, join us on Thursday, July 17 and Friday, July 18 for a two-day Aviation Camp at historic Bowman Field! Sponsored by the Louisville Regional Airport Authority and conducted by the Aviation Museum of Kentucky, campers will learn about the industry, flight navigation, computer flight simulation, aeronautics and meet with aviation professionals. Additionally, campers will have the opportunity to co-pilot an aircraft with a FAA-certificated pilot (weather permitting). Visit for more information.



Nonstop Savings 





During your next trip, check out the current Nonstop Savings specials at Louisville International Airport. Each month, the airport's retail and food-and-beverage outlets offer specials on everything from sandwiches and coffee to clothing and jewelry.


For a complete list of Nonstop Savings, visit from your laptop, tablet or smartphone!

Louisville International Receives Training Award


The Louisville International Airport recently received the ANTN Digicast Excellence in Airport Training award from the American Association of Airport Executives for training completed in 2013.


An ANTN Excellence in Airport Training award signifies that an airport's employees have completed a certain amount of federally mandated, airport-specific and continuing education training using the ANTN Digicast's Web-based training system. The training system offers topics including operations, ARFF, security, customer service and human resources.