Beloit Daily News – Wisconsin News, Wisconsin airport becomes world’s busiest during convention

  • This photo taken Monday, July 24, 2017 shows the tower at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis. It is the host airport to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual gathering, AirVenture. The airport becomes the busiest in the world during the week-long event with 10,000 planes expected at the event, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

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    In this photo taken Monday, July 24, 2017, air traffic control workers watch for planes near the runway at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis. The airport hosts the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual gathering, AirVenture. It becomes the busiest in the world during the week-long event, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, with 17,000 take offs and landings before and during the event. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

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    In this photo taken Monday, July 24, 2017, Tina Smith, an air traffic controller, looks for planes from the tower at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis. It’s the host airport to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual gathering, AirVenture. The airport becomes the busiest in the world during the week-long event, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, with 17,000 take offs and landings before and during the event. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

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    In this photo taken Monday, July 24, 2017, Brian McCreary works near the runway at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis. The airport hosts the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual gathering, AirVenture. It becomes the busiest in the world during the week-long event, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, with 17,000 take offs and landings before and during the event. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

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    In this photo taken Monday, July 24, 2017, Air Traffic Controllers, from left to right, Tina Smith, Dave Borger, Phil Deitsch and Timony Keck look for planes from the tower at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis. It’s the host airport to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual gathering, AirVenture. The airport becomes the busiest in the world during the week-long event, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, with 17,000 take offs and landings before and during the event. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

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    In this photo taken Monday, July 24, 2017, Brian Kelly, with sunglasses, and Michael Buchanan, with binoculars, sit at the non-radar approach control location in the Town of Fisk, Wis. looking for planes on their way to Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. That’s the host airport to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual gathering, AirVenture. The airport becomes the busiest in the world during the week-long event, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, with 17,000 take offs and landings before and during the event. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

  • This photo taken Monday, July 24, 2017 shows the tower at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis. It is the host airport to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual gathering, AirVenture. The airport becomes the busiest in the world during the week-long event with 10,000 planes expected at the event, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

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    In this photo taken Monday, July 24, 2017, air traffic control workers watch for planes near the runway at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis. The airport hosts the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual gathering, AirVenture. It becomes the busiest in the world during the week-long event, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, with 17,000 take offs and landings before and during the event. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

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    In this photo taken Monday, July 24, 2017, Tina Smith, an air traffic controller, looks for planes from the tower at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis. It’s the host airport to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual gathering, AirVenture. The airport becomes the busiest in the world during the week-long event, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, with 17,000 take offs and landings before and during the event. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

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    In this photo taken Monday, July 24, 2017, Brian McCreary works near the runway at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis. The airport hosts the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual gathering, AirVenture. It becomes the busiest in the world during the week-long event, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, with 17,000 take offs and landings before and during the event. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

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    In this photo taken Monday, July 24, 2017, Air Traffic Controllers, from left to right, Tina Smith, Dave Borger, Phil Deitsch and Timony Keck look for planes from the tower at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wis. It’s the host airport to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual gathering, AirVenture. The airport becomes the busiest in the world during the week-long event, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, with 17,000 take offs and landings before and during the event. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

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    In this photo taken Monday, July 24, 2017, Brian Kelly, with sunglasses, and Michael Buchanan, with binoculars, sit at the non-radar approach control location in the Town of Fisk, Wis. looking for planes on their way to Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. That’s the host airport to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual gathering, AirVenture. The airport becomes the busiest in the world during the week-long event, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, with 17,000 take offs and landings before and during the event. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

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