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Corning Airport and National Wartime Museum

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Not both at the same location anymore.

This is incorrectly listed on Tripadvisor and two places. The airport is fine and will soon begin... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Elmira, New York
Nice airport...I did not go to museum

I like this airport because it is easy to get to and park. The best thing about it the size. Yes... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
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Volunteers painstakingly restore the aircraft for this museum, which currently has 27 models dating back to World War II.
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16 Aug 2017
“Not both at the same location anymore.”
26 Jul 2016
“Nice airport...I did not go to museum”
Corning, NY
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is incorrectly listed on Tripadvisor and two places. The airport is fine and will soon begin a major renovation to make it outstanding. The warplane museum is now called The Wings of Eagles discovery Center and is no longer located on Airport property about...More

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I like this airport because it is easy to get to and park. The best thing about it the size. Yes, it is small but very simple to go through. They are very vigilant about security but, because of its size, you don't have the...More

Thank C S
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Only one Restaurant, but It is clean and spacious with convenient parking right near the Main entrance. The Warplane Museum is also quite small, but quite interesting and worth a visit.

Thank John B
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Did not visit the museum, but for the airport it is a very small one but well maintained. Only small flights land here and one can see the aircrafts from the highway as well. Not a very busy airport, but the experience to be here...More

Thank Aisha214
Reviewed 22 August 2014

An amazing collection of aircraft for a small museum. It is a great pity that they sold the working/flying B-17 to cover costs. The grounds are a must see if you have any interest in military aircraft. It is very easy to locate and get...More

5  Thank socker131
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Enjoy! Well planned and thanks for sharing the history. If you are in the area, take the time to go.

3  Thank Mary Ann A
Reviewed 24 July 2014

A very small airport with almost entirely commuter service to Philadlphia, Detroit, and Chicago, and twice a week larger aircraft to Sanford and St. Petersburg, Florida. With limited flights and the challenges from smaller planes, the people at the Elmira Corning Airport have gone well...More

4  Thank Bills2018
Reviewed 14 May 2014

We try to combine this with Harris Hill and the Glider Museum. Between the two you cover just about every aspect of flying. It's a good time for the whole family

2  Thank bkm401
Reviewed 13 December 2012

A gem that is hidden away. Occasional air shows but the museum has great displays and is mall enough to really explore the history there. Take the kids.

1  Thank bettykaren
Reviewed 31 May 2012

At the moment, closed while moving, but this is generally a pretty good little airplane museum. They mostly have a mix of 50s, 60s and 70s military aircraft, a lot is US Navy, including a F-14 Tomcat (top-gun), as well as a Mig-21 (Vietnam era...More

2  Thank Paul J
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