- The show attracted over 600,000 aviation enthusiasts; 10,000 aircraft; and close to 1,000 media professionals from around the globe.
- The Bahamas team will meet one-on-one with leading aviation industry partners to discuss business opportunities.
- The Bahamas was also one of the first countries to open its borders quickly and safely to private pilots and boaters.
Deemed the “World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration,” and the largest aviation show in the world, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, prior to COVID-19, attracted in excess of 600,000 aviation enthusiasts; 10,000 aircraft; and almost 1,000 media professionals from around the world.
The Bahamas team, comprised of tourism, aviation, and customs officials, is being led by Mr. Reginald Saunders, Permanent Secretary, BMOTA and Mr. Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, Deputy Director General, BMOTA, who will also meet one-on-one with leading aviation industry partners to discuss business opportunities for The Bahamas.
The leading destination in the Caribbean region for general aviation and private pilot arrivals, The Bahamas is also the first nation to welcome private pilots who operate under BasicMed, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) new medical recertification program.