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 Attendee Information 

Finding Lodging for the Gathering!

The Great Alaska Aviation Gathering will take place in Palmer at the Alaska State Fairgrounds and the Palmer Municipal Airport this year.

The closest lodging can be found in Palmer and Wasilla, but Anchorage is only a 45-minute, scenic drive from the event.


Suggested Lodging and RV rentals

Check back in spring of 2023 for more discount details and information! We suggest the following establishments (prices may vary):


There are several options through Airbnb and Virbo available this year!


  • Alaska's Harvest B&B - $149-209/ night -3 miles from venue
    • 2252 N. Love Drive, Palmer, AK 99645  907-232-8783
    • Offering a 10% discount to 2023 Great Alaska Aviation Gathering exhibitors
    • Contact Alyssa at 907-245-1251 Opt #2 for the discount code
  • Alaska Back Country Cottages - $208.99 per night - 6.5 miles from venue
    • 3901 South Lindsey Cir, Palmer, AK, 99645
    • CLICK HERE to reserve
  • The Pioneer Motel - $110.99 per night - 1.8 miles from venue
    • 124 West Arctic Ave, Palmer, AK, 99645
    • CLICK HERE to reserve
  • The Colony Inn Hotel - $101.52 per night - 2.1 miles from venue
    • 325 E Elmwood Ave, Palmer, AK 99645
    • 907-745-3330
  • Best Western lake Lucille Inn - Get 10% off the per night rate - 14.9 miles from venue
    • 1300 West Lake Lucille Drive, Wasilla AK, 99654
    • CLICK HERE to reserve
  • Grand View Inn – $120.00-145.00 per night – 11.0 miles from venue
    • 2900 East Parks Hwy, Wasilla, AK, 99654
    • Call (907) 352-1700 to reserve using rate "Great Alaska Aviation Gathering"
  • Alaska Select Inn Wasilla – Get 10% off the per night rate – 12.4 miles from venue
    • 3451 East Palmdale Drive, Wasilla, AK, 99654
    • CLICK HERE to reserve
  • Courtyard Anchorage Airport - $159 per night - 45 miles from venue
    • 4901 Spenard Road Anchorage, AK 99517
    • CLICK HERE to reserve
  • SpringHill Suites Midtown Anchorage - $169 per night - 41 miles from venue
    • 3401 A Street Anchorage, AK 99503
    • CLICK HERE to reserve
  • The Lakefront Anchorage - $179 + 12% bed tax per night - 45 miles from venue
    • 4800 Spenard Rd, Anchorage, AK 99517
    • CLICK HERE to reserve or call (907) 243-2300 and mention Alaska Airmen's Association
  • Aloft Anchorage - $159 per night - 43 miles from venue.


Camping or Parking your RV?

Paradise Alaska RV park

Paradise Alaska opens May of 2023 with large sites and pull throughs including electric, water, and sewer. 

Please call (907)775-6359 or (907)775-6360 ahead of time to confirm availability and reserve a spot.

There are RV sites with 20/30/50 amp full hookups. Showers and laundry for $5, free wifi and dumping with a water fill for $10.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact Paradise RV Park at (907)775-6359 or (907)775-6360 or chat with them through their website. HOME | rvpark (paradisealaskarv.wixsite.com).


Great Alaskan Holidays

Great Alaskan Holidays would like to welcome you to this year’s annual Alaska Airmen’s Association Show. They are Alaska’s largest RV rental company, providing comfortable touring and lodging solutions to travelers visiting Alaska from around the world for over 36 years now.

All rentals must begin no earlier than May 1, 2023 and completed no later than May 23, 2023.  Park it at the show and live in it.  Travel through Alaska before the event or extend your stay to take full advantage of an opportunity you may never have again…..tour Alaska in the safety, privacy, and comfort of your own RV rental.