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Flight 3 Welcome Home Celebration Parking Information

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois to team up with Rides Mass Transit District for April 24 welcoming home ceremony

Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois and Rides Mass Transit District have teamed up to provide park-and-ride services to and from several locations to Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois for the April 24 welcoming home event in Marion. RMTD buses will depart the parking locations listed below throughout the event approximately every 15 minutes beginning at 5 p.m.

Designated Pickup Locations

  • Sam’s Club
  • Cornerstone Church
  • Community of Faith Church
Members of the public can gain access to the buses by being at the pickup locations at the front of the designated stops. All of the buses are [...Read more]
Wheelchair Banner Deadline for Flight 3
Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois has announced April 10, 2018 will be the last day for Wheelchair Banner purchases to be on Flight 3. Flight 3 is currently scheduled for April 24, 2018 and will transport over 65 veterans to Washington DC. Wheelchair banners directly help offset the cost of transporting our veterans and can be purchased online by clicking here. [...Read more]
This is Honor Flight

The Honor Flight program is a nation-wide network dedicatied to providing all veterans who apply a free trip to Washington D.C. to visit memorials honoring their service and sacrifice. Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois is an established 501c3 non-profit hub of the Honor Flight network. Our Executive Board governs the hub and we utilize volunteers in order to accomplish our mission.