UPDATED: Great River Honor Flight #54: Itinerary

Itinerary for Great River Honor Flight #54 on June 15, 2019.

To see the Great River Honor Flight #54 veterans’ list, click here.

Following times are Central

12:30 am    Check-in for participants of Honor Flight – John Wood Community College
1:00 am      Guardian Briefing at JWCC
1:15 am      Bus Loading
1:30 am      Depart Hannibal (buses will leave on time – (no exceptions) –
3:30 am      Arrive St. Louis Airport (Southwest Terminal)
5:25 am      Southwest Airlines Flight 3640 departs STL
Our clearance through security and the boarding process will be expedited by Southwest Airlines

Following times are Eastern
8:25 am   
Flight arrives at BWI (Baltimore)
9:15 am    Board Bus for trip to Washington
Lunch and Video of Korea Memorial to be played during the trip
10:00 am    Arrive at Vietnam, Korea and Lincoln Memorials.
Note: Longest stop of the day.  Due to proximity, this stop will also allow for visits to Vietnam, Korea, and Lincoln Memorials. Bus will unload close to Vietnam Memorial. Bus will load close to Korea Memorial.

GUARDIANS:  Reminder that this is not a guided tour.  This gives the opportunity for each veteran to decide how best to use their time.  Keep total time at this stop in mind at all times so as not to rush.

11:30 pm      Depart Korean/Vietnam Memorial for WWII Memorial.
11:45 am      Arrive at World War II Memorial (South Entrance)
Group picture to be taken.
12:30 pm     Depart WWII Memorial – Leave for Tour of DC/Iwo Jima Memorial
1:45 pm        Arrive at Air Force Memorial/Dinner
2:45 pm        Depart Air Force Memorial – Leave for Arlington National Cemetery
3:00 pm        Arrive at Arlington National Cemetery – Plan is to take our tour bus directly to the Amphitheatre inside Arlington. We will plan to see the Changing of the Guard at 3:30.
4:00 pm       Depart Arlington for Iwo Jima
4:45 pm       Depart for Reagan National Airport.
5:00 pm       Arrive at Reagan National Airport.
6:50 pm        Southwest Airlines Flight 2933 departs Reagan National (DC) for Midway.  Departing Midway at 10:05 pm for St. Louis.

Following times are Central
11:10 pm
       Flight arrives at STL airport/ Board Bus for Quincy.
  2:00 am    Approximate time of arrival at John Wood Community College – Upon our departure from St. Louis, we will have a better feel for what time we will be arriving in Quincy for those picking vets and guardians up.

WGEM Staff

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