CONCORD, N.C. – Wilson found out how important a lady can be while he was visiting the Concord Regional Airport. A special lady the “Memphis Belle” a World War II Boeing B-17 was the star of the movie of the same name. John Eads who is a B-17 Crewman and also with the Liberty Foundation gave Wilson a history lesson on the B-17, the Memphis Belle and how some of the B-17 planes received their names. John even took Wilson inside the plane for a tour of the cockpit.
The Memphis Belle will be at the Concord Regional Airport September 28th and 29th for visitors to view and to even take a flight. The main terminal for the airport is located at 900 Aviation Blvd in Concord.
The Concord Regional Airport will soon offer flights directly from Concord to Orlando. Allegiant Air will be offering tickets for as low as $79. Tickets are already on sale. Check out Allegiant’s website, Concord Regional Airport’s website or Facebook page or the airport’s ticket office.
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