Wings of Freedom returns to Blaine July 11-13

Three World War II aircraft will be coming to the Anoka County-Blaine Airport next Friday, July 11 through Sunday, July 13.

This is part of the Wings of Freedom national tour. The B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine” heavy bomber, the Consolidated B-24J Liberator “Witchcraft” heavy bomber, and a P-51C Mustang fighter plane are owned and operated by the non-profit Collings Foundation, of Stow, Mass.

The Wings of Freedom tour will be coming to the Anoka County-Blaine Airport starting the afternoon of Friday, July 11 and stay through Sunday, July 13. File photo

The Wings of Freedom tour will be coming to the Anoka County-Blaine Airport starting the afternoon of Friday, July 11 and stay through Sunday, July 13. File photo

The planes will be at the airport 2 to 5 p.m. July 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 12 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 13.

There is a $12 fee for adults and $6 fee for children to get tours inside the aircraft. World War II veterans get ground tours for free.

If you would like to ride any of these planes, visit www.collingsfoundation.org for more information.

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