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Important message for volunteers, family and friends attending a

Welcome Home Celebration

Queen City Honor Flight welcomes you to attend an Honor Flight Welcome Home Celebration at Charlotte Douglas Airport to cheer on our veterans as they make their triumphant return to Charlotte.

Department of Homeland Security takes our airport security very seriously. Therefore, it is imperative that gate passes are issued to all volunteers and other participants.

Anyone wanting to participate (volunteers, patriot guards, honor guards, family, friends or those who just want to be there for the Welcome Home Celebration) MUST go to the volunteer link below to sign up! This MUST BE DONE BY MAY 23rd 2018. Everyone MUST HAVE gate passes to participate. No gate pass means no entry!!!! AGAIN THIS APPLIES TO EVERYONE!!!!!!! 

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Plan to arrive around 7:00 p.m. to go through security and stake out your spot along the parade route in the D concourse.  Airport / TSA  Rules Apply.

The veterans are expected to return between 9:00 – 9:30 p.m.

We are currently accepting veteran and guardian applications for our next flight. 

Queen City Honor Flight, Inc. was created as a way to honor veterans for their service and sacrifice. It would be our greatest privilege to honor you on an upcoming Queen City Honor Flight.
With gratitude,
The Queen City Honor Flight Board of Directors and volunteers

 

This application puts you on a waiting list to fly out of Charlotte, NC. For Information for Honor Flight hubs in other areas visit www.honorflight.org.

Please Note: At this time, we are accepting applications from WWII, Korean, and Vietnam veterans as well as terminally ill veterans of any conflict.

The service dates for each conflict are as follows:

  • WWII : December 7, 1941 – December 31, 1946
  • Korean War: June 27, 1950 – January 31, 1955
  • Vietnam War: February 28, 1961 – May 7, 1975

Veteran - To apply for a Queen City Honor Flight

  1. Click here to print and download your Veteran Application
  2. Mail completed application to:
Queen City Honor Flight
PO Box 2487
Cornelius, NC 28031

 

Guardians

IMPORTANTGuardian applications MUST be completed by anyone hoping to serve as a guardian. This includes family members wanting to be paired with a specific veteran. Please write the name of the veteran you would like to accompany on your guardian application. If you meet all the requirements, we try our best to accommodate these requests.The guardian fee is required by the mandatory orientation. If you are selected for a flight you can pay your $400 guardian fee via PayPal or mail a check

Guardian - To apply for a Queen City Honor Flight

  1. Click here to open and download your Guardian Application
  2. Mail completed application to:
Queen City Honor Flight
PO Box 2487
Cornelius, NC 28031

 

Volunteers

It takes hundreds of volunteers working hundreds of hours to make each Honor Flight a success.

Our volunteers donate their talents and services in a variety of ways:

  • Flight Day Airport Support
  • Airport Entertainment
  • Printing Services
  • Medical Services and Supplies
  • Writers of Veteran Biographies
  • Administrative and Mass Mailing Support
  • Organizing Community Fundraisers

Donate

Donations are welcome and may be made payable to: QUEEN CITY HONOR FLIGHT, INC. 

Mail your donation to:

Queen City Honor Flight
PO Box 2487
Cornelius, NC 28031

or Donate here.