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B-24 Liberator "Diamond Lil" Coming to OCIA!

The Boeing B-24 Liberator "Diamond Lil," will visit Oakland County International Airport July 8-11, 2021. It will be joined by a T-6 Texan, a PT-13 Stearman, and a P-51 Mustang.

With paid admission to the terminal ramp, visitors will experience the sights, smells and sounds of historic World War II aircraft.

Visitors will have the opportunity to:

  • Get up close & touch the aircraft
  • Tour the cockpit
  • Talk to the crews
  • Teach the younger generations
  • See the planes FLY

2021 information is available on the Air Power History Tour website.

Coming to Oakland County International Airport

The B-24 Liberator, Diamond Lil will be making her first visit to PTK since the early 1990's. She will be accompanied by a T-6 Texan, PT-13 Boeing Stearman & a P-51 Mustang. Except for the P-51, all aircraft will arrive on Tuesday, July 6 around noon. The P-51 will arrive on Friday, July 9 at noon.

Rides are available for purchase on all aircraft. Unfortunately, all of the seats on Diamond Lil are sold out. Rides on the other aircraft can be booked in-advance of the visit by visiting the CAF Air Power History Tour website.

PTK Ramp Access: No advance sales, on-site purchases only

  • $20 Adults
  • $10 children (Age 11-17)
  • Free children (10 & under)

Oakland County International Airport (PTK)

6500 Patterson Parkway, Waterford

Coming to Willow Run Airport

FiFi, the B-29 Superfortress, will be available for rides only at Willow Run Airport. Cockpit tours & ramp access will not be available at this location.

Willow Run Airport (YIP)

AvFlight FBO, 824 Kirk Profit Drive, Ypsilanti

For more information on the Commemorative Air Force fleet, please visit: https://www.airpowersquadron.org/history