About EFD 2023

EFD is the premier fly-in that you don't want to miss! We're expecting to break records this year as the largest paramotor fly-in ever held. EFD

EFD features acres upon acres of plush green grass to fly from. A mile-long concrete rv camping area. Vendors from all of the leading manufacturers in the industry. Incredible daily prizes. And of course...endless foot drags.


Fredonia Airport
Fredonia, KS 66736


Monday to Sunday
September 18 to 24

EFD Fly In 2023



This is the fly in of all fly ins! You do not want to miss it! The scenery is stunning, the flying is unforgettable, the daily prizes are incredible, and the memories will last a lifetime. We look forward to seeing you here for EFD 2023.


How do I register?

We will do on-site registration like we did last year. Registration will open on Monday, September 18th at 8:00 AM (Please do not arrive before).

2023 Rules and Regulations

  1. All pilots must attend the daily safety briefing in the hangar at 4:30 PM.
  2. All pilots attending the event are required to wear a colored I.D. wristband to indicate that registration fees are paid and liability release forms signed.
  3. No open fires on airport property allowed. BBQ grills are ok, but must be operated in the grass – NOT on the runway! No Fireworks allowed. Dispose of cooled coals and all bagged trash in designated locations.
  4. NO fueling of flight gear in the hanger or on the concrete allowed. Fuel up your flight gear in the grass.
  5. Portable generators may not be run or fueled on the runway. They must be run either on the grass or in a pickup bed.
  6. Consumption of alcohol prohibited while flying. Flying while intoxicated is prohibited. Wait until after the day’s flight operations have ceased to consume any alcoholic beverage.
  7. Designated L.Z.’s are to be used for take-offs and landings ONLY! NO playing around over the L.Z.’s.
  8. When flying off site, be aware of farmers’ livestock and DO NOT buzz them. There are lots of empty fields out there. Same applies to corrals around farmers’ homes. Be respectful of others' property and animals.
  9. Discharge of any firearms prohibited except for use at the gun range on the NW side of airport property.
  10. Be respectful of other pilots that will be taking off and landing. After landing, move your gear to the edge of the flight line to keep the L.Z. clear for inbound pilots. Let’s look out for each other!
  11. ONLY pilots wearing the appropriate Colored wristbands are allowed in the L.Z.’s
  12. Any pilot that chooses to break the above rules, are seen or reported putting others at risk, will be subject to immediate dismissal from the event.
  13. FLY SAFE AND HAVE FUN!! Leave the place cleaner than you found it!

Prizes & Giveaways



We're asking all attendees to arrive no earlier than Monday, September 20th at 8:00 AM.

Yes. We have water available on-site to fill your RV or camp trailer. We also have showers available on site.

Registration will be available on-site like last year. When you arrive, you can register at the entrance of the event and will receive a wrist band once you've signed the waiver.

Sponsors help make this event so great. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please reach out to Michael Holiday by email at or by phone at (620) 288-4517.

We are working on several incredible prizes. We will announce the prizes here once we have the final confirmation. Last year we gave away a couple of paramotors, several wings, and many other great prizes. The winner must be present in order to win. The main prize will be announced on Saturday the 25th.

Fredonia Lodging and RV Hookups

  • America’s Best Value Inn – 25 Total Rooms (13 singles, 8 doubles, 2 suites, 1 single with pull out,) 620-378-3339 (24th & 25th booked full)
  • Fredonia Inn – 19 Rooms 620-378-4419
  • Flint Oak Ranch – 620-658-4401
  • Memories Bed and Breakfast – 7 Rooms, 5 baths, 3 kitchens 620-378-2375
  • Old Iron Club – 8 hookups and they have electric, water and dumping at each hookup. Ron Burns is the main contact, his number is 620-717-1429. You can also reach Joni Vorhees 620-378-3631 or 620-332-7199.
  • West Park R.V. Park – 6 Hookups (full service) Contact City for booking 620-378-2231
  • Poppy & Nan’s – 4 Hookups (full service) Contact Donavon Evenson 620-332-9700

T-shirts and apparel will be available through Brad Holliday with BSN Sports. We will post a link here to the online store where these items will be available to purchase. We anticipate this link will be available as we get closer to the event date. Check back here often.