Wings for All® coming to Lexington

Wings for All® is one of The Arc’s newest national initiatives. This program allows for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other intellectual/developmental disabilities, as well as their families, to simulate the airport experience. This includes practice entering the airport, going through TSA security, waiting in the gate area, and boarding the plane (the plane will not take off). This event is free of charge and will be coming to the Lexington

Blue Grass Airport on November 3rd.

Registration will open on September 24.

Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Check-in time: 1:00 pm
Boarding time: 2:30 pm
If your family would like to attend the event, please register here.
If you would like to volunteer for this event, please register here.

Check the Wings for All Updates for the latest information!

Parking: For this event, there are two parking lots that are close to the terminal that all participants and volunteers will use. They are the “Short-Term” and “Long-Term” lots. Please bring your parking tickets into the event so that they can be stamped. Below is a parking map for those unfamiliar with the airport.
*Note: If you park in the “Park & Shuttle” lot, your parking ticket can not be validated.* 
The flight number 8242 from Lexington to WFA is 8242, Gate B8*
*Gate number is subject to change*For Volunteers: The training room is located on the 2nd floor. Go up the elevators next to TSA line, all the way down the hall and room will be on the left labeled “Board Room.” Volunteer training is scheduled for 12:00 on November 3.

This event would not be possible without the support of our many partners and volunteers. We hope that you’re able to join us for a day of fun and learning!

To get a better idea of how the event works, here’s a video from a previous event highlighting the process: Wings For Autism: The Charles River Center