The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has announced the 60th Annual Enshrinement ceremony, set to take place on September 14, 2024, in Dayton, Ohio. This milestone event promises to be a captivating celebration of aviation excellence, honoring the individuals whose groundbreaking contributions have shaped the world of flight. Nominations are now being accepted and are due by January 10, 2024.
The National Aviation Hall of Fame, established in 1962, has been dedicated to honoring America's outstanding air and space pioneers for over six decades. Next year's Enshrinement ceremony marks a significant moment in the organization’s history, as it recognizes the achievements and legacy of individuals who have left an indelible mark on aviation.
The ceremony will take place at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Attendees can expect a memorable evening filled with inspiring stories, remarkable achievements, and a shared passion for the incredible advancements in aviation.
Throughout the evening, NAHF will enshrine individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, innovation, and dedication to the world of flight. The NAHF Class of 2024 is an ensemble of individuals who have left an indelible mark on the aviation and space industries. Their contributions span a broad spectrum of accomplishments, furthering the frontiers of flight and exploration.
"The 60th Annual Enshrinement is a momentous occasion for the National Aviation Hall of Fame. We are proud to celebrate the achievements of these exceptional individuals who have played a pivotal role in advancing aviation and shaping its future, right here in Dayton where the Wright Brothers began," said Aimee Maruyama, President/CEO of the National Aviation Hall of Fame.
As part of the celebration, the NAHF will host a series of events leading up to the Enshrinement ceremony, providing opportunities for aviation enthusiasts, industry professionals, and the public to join in the celebration. The President’s Reception will be held on September 13 where the NAHF will acknowledge individuals and teams who have made a significant impact in their field with our annual awards.