Tribute to Aviation

Tribute to Aviation returns to the Montrose Regional Airport for the fifth year. The free public event is being held on September 19th & 20th, 2020 to promote aviation/aerospace and provide family fun and education to the public. Unlike other aviation events, Tribute to Aviation is an aircraft static display event, meaning visitors have the opportunity to tour specialized aircraft that are visiting from all over the country. Pilots and aircrew will also be on hand to answer questions and sign autographs.


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Tribute to Aviation 2020

Sixth Anniversary

We look forward to celebrating the fifth Tribute to Aviation! This popular event features both military and civilian aircraft on display from around the country. Since its inception, Tribute to Aviation has grown remarkably each year. Check our website often for updates on Tribute to Aviation 2020!


To the Public

Tribute to Aviation is totally free to the public.

9am – 4pm

September 19th & 20th, 2020

Join us at the Montrose Regional Airport on September 19th & 20th between 9am – 4pm.


Free Parking & Shuttles

Free Parking on airport and shuttles to off airport parking will be available.

Note: Please do not leave dogs or other pets in your car!

2019 Sponsors

Atlantic Aviation

Horsefly Brewing

Pepsi Beverages Company

Montrose Forest Products

Delmont Consultants

Republic Parking

Peak Professionals

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What People are Saying

“A Great Day”

“Thank you for putting on such an awesome display. It was a great day!”

Bill Davis

“Thank you”

“Thank you so much for hosting an event such as this one. We went last year and was very pleased with the display and the turnout and it was the same this year as well. Thank you for all of the military personnel that was present and thank you so much for your service to this nation. Thank you to all of the sponsors as well, this family shall promote each company as much as possible.”

Darin Bishop

“Saw a Chinook”

“We had a wonderful time yesterday and getting to see and tour everything was amazing! I finally got the see the Chinook in person and it was awesome! And thank you too all the men and women, not only for serving our country but also for being so nice and welcoming to us all and answering the kids’ questions!”

Misty Talbert

“Big Time Thank You”

“Big time Thank You to all the pilots, crew, organizers, & sponsors. I hope the Tribute continues to be an annual tradition here in Montrose.”

Michael McClanahan


Hours of Operation

Sat – Sun

Sept 19th & 20th, 2020

9:00am – 4:00pm

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Let us know if you have any questions or are interested in sponsoring Tribute to Aviation.

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