The Northern Colorado Regional Airport broke a world record while hosting the 2018 Women of Aviation Worldwide Fly It Forward event in early March.

During the six-day event, held from March 5-11, 2018 a record 1,696 female participants were given a ‘first-flight’ experience in an airplane or helicopter, surpassing the 1,221 flights that took place in Albuquerque, N.M. at last year’s event.

  • The event earned the airport the title of Most Female Friendly Airport, Worldwide.
  • Event organizer Ronnie Bogart won the award for Most Productive Organizer, Worldwide.
  • Rick Turley, one of the volunteer pilots, won the award for the 2018 Most Supportive Male Pilot, Worldwide.

All of the winners from this year’s event will be awarded at the Fly It Forward® Award ceremony in Toulouse, France, May 30-June 1.

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