Alaska Airlines Aviation Day — Saturday, May 4

Together with The Port of Seattle and Boeing, Alaska Airlines is proud to again host the 11th Annual Aviation Day on Saturday, May 4 for youth between the ages of 13-18.

This FREE event will provide the opportunity for young adults to learn about different paths in the aviation industry and education possibilities for a successful career.

Participants will be able to:

  • Tour Alaska Airlines jets and other aircraft
  • Look into the wheel wells and engines with mechanics
  • Explore the flight deck of a Boeing 737 with pilots
  • Fly a 737 simulator
  • Visit the Alaska Airlines training facilities
  • Explore the design of an airplane with Boeing engineers
  • Attend a career presentation
  • See how a flight is planned, scheduled and executed
  • Slide down an evacuation slide
  • Ask university and college representatives about educational opportunities
  • Watch the competition teams demonstrate their robots
  • Learn about small aircraft and what it takes to pilot them