Honor Flight Central Florida serves Veterans in our community by flying them to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials a grateful nation has built in their honor at no charge to the veteran. Guardian donors accompany veterans on this one day trip at their own expense. This covers the cost of the Honor Flight related expenses and provides them the privilege of accompanying one of our hometown heroes for the day on the national mall.
Since 2005 the Honor Flight Network has flown over 250,000 Veterans from 46 states and 136 regional hubs. Honor Flight Central Florida is a registered HUB of the national Honor Flight Network. We have been operating since 2012 and have flown over 1000 central Florida hometown heroes. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit all-volunteer organization. We serve Central Florida Veterans regardless of which county they live in and fly out of the Orlando International Airport.
The planes are flying again as Honor Flight Central Florida is honoring 25 Veterans by taking them to Washington D.C to honor them for their service.
We created this event in 2018 to raise awareness about Honor Flight Central Florida, and to attract new Veteran honorees and new Guardian escort applicants for future flight missions. We continue to be overwhelmed by the growth and the outpouring of support from so many veterans, first responders, patriotic spectators, past donors, new sponsors, veteran non-profits and museums, and the local community.
The planes are flying again as Honor Flight Central Florida is honoring 50 Veterans by taking them to Washington D.C to honor them for their service. Veterans on the flight include men and women from World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam Era.