"We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us!"

 Attendee Information 

Getting to the Gathering

Location and Time

The Gathering is no longer at the FedEx Hangar in Anchorage.

We will be at the Alaska State Fairgrounds and the Palmer Municipal Airport on May 8th from 9 AM until 5 PM and on May 9th from 10 AM until 5 PM.

Alaska State Fairgrounds

Palmer Municipal Airport

Travel Restrictions

Please click the following link for updates on Traveler Information entering Alaska.


Airline and Car Rental Discounts: CLICK HERE

Flying your Aircraft to the Gathering?

Taking the fun route of flying yourself to the tradeshow? Flying the Alaska range to show up to the biggest aviation event is a pilots dream! Make sure to be prepared and think about parking your aircraft at the airport ahead of time!

Daytime Parking First Come First Served

Tie downs are not guaranteed!

Reserve a tie down at Palmer Municipal Airport

To reserve a tie down, download and fill out this registration form and send it to Ken More, Airport Advisory Commission Chair at flyartic@articsairacademy.com:

Ken can also be reached by phone at (907) 240-3286

FREE SHUTTLE provided between the Palmer Municipal Airport and the Alaska State Fairgrounds!

Camping or Parking your RV?

Matanuska River Park Campground

The link to reserve camping sites is:  https://ecommerce.matsugov.us/Pages/CD/Booking/Facilities.aspx?FacilityType=Camping

The park will be open and have 86 sites available. There are 40 RV sites with 30-amp power, a water fill station for the RV tanks, and an RV dump station to empty their tanks at the end of their stay.

The water, electric, and dump are included in the $30 per night camping fee. In the lower park there are 46 dry camping sites for tents or small campers.  The dry camping fee is $20.

Hot showers are also included in the camping fee for the park.  If you have any other questions feel free to contact the Matanuska River Park Campground at (907) 861-7661 or e-mail them at warren.templin@matsugov.us.


FREE SHUTTLE provided between the campground, Palmer Municipal Airport and the Alaska State Fairgrounds!