Great Plains Wing Commemorative Air Force

16803 McCandless Rd.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503- Map It
Phone: (712) 322-2435

AAA Editor Notes

Great Plains Wing Commemorative Air Force is at 16803 McCandless Rd. in the back of Hangar A at the Council Bluffs Municipal Airport. The museum preserves, in flying condition, combat aircraft from World War II. In addition there are more than 1,200 American, German, British and Japanese artifacts from the same era as well as uniforms, prints and rebuilt engines. Thirty-minute rides are available aboard a vintage airplane in summer with advance reservations.
Donations. A fee is charged for airplane rides; phone ahead.
Hours: Wed. 5-7 p.m., Sat. 9-1 (also Sun. noon-4, May-Sept.); other times by appointment. Closed major holidays. Allow 45 minutes minimum.