Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame

Kansas Aviation Honor Awards

Due to concerns of COVID-19, the Kansas Aviation Museum has made the difficult decision to postpone the Kansas Aviation Honor Awards to a date to July 25th, 2020.  If you have any questions about already purchased tickets or tables, please contact the museum at                      316-683-9242. 

Join us in celebrating the 2020 Kansas Aviation Honor Awards recipients.  Enjoy some hors d’oeuvres and cocktails at this reception and ceremony introducing two new Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame inductees and one Governor’s Aviation Honor Award recipient.

Event Details


Saturday, July 25th, 2020      Time: Doors Open at 6:30        Cocktail Reception 7:15-9:00 PM Semi-Formal/Cocktail Attire  


Hosted at the                                    Kansas Aviation Museum                3350 S. George Washington Blvd. Wichita, KS 67210



Each year, a selection committee consisting of four organizations considers individuals to be recognized for selection to either the Governor’s Aviation Honor Award or the Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame.  These organizations consist of the following:

  • Kansas Aviation Museum
  • Kansas State Historical Society
  • Aviation Advisory Committee, Department of Transportation
  • Kansas Commission on Aerospace Education

2020 Governor’s Aviation Honor Award Recipient

Dr. John S. Tomblin with NIAR

The Governor’s Aviation Honor Award was created to preserve the memory of outstanding aviation contributions by citizens of the State of Kansas. The intent of this award is to recognize and record for future generations the many individual efforts that have been made in the pioneering, growth and development of aviation and space exploration in Kansas.

2020 Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame Inductees

General Richard B. Myers, USAF Ret.

Mrs. Velma Wallace

The Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame was created to preserve the memory of extraordinary citizens of Kansas who have made contributions to aviation of statewide or national significance. Additionally, any Kansan inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame will automatically be inducted into the Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame.


$75 per individual ticket                                                                                                                                            Purchase Individual Tickets for the Honor Awards Here

Table of 8- $600 Table Sponsor includes:
  • 8 Guests are guaranteed to sit together
  • Table Tent with Sponsor’s Logo
  • Recognition during the program
  • Logo on Screen during Cocktail Hour

Call (316) 683-9242 to purchase a table or click here

A HUGE “Thank You” to our presenting sponsors!





See Past Hall Of Fame Inductees  or  Past Governor’s Aviation Honor Award Winners