Since its first event in 1972, the Copperstate Fly-in has been bringing together aviation enthusiasts in the southwest United States.
Copperstate is the largest fly-in of its type in the western United States and the fourth largest fly-in in the United States. It is held at the Casa Grande Municipal Airport (KCGZ) in Casa Grande, Ariz. Casa Grande, a city of about 50,000, is approximately halfway between Phoenix and Tucson.
Copperstate Fly-in, Inc. is a totally volunteer, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting recreational and General Aviation through events, scholarships and public education. Proceeds from the Copperstate Fly-in help support scholarship programs for youth seeking careers in the aerospace industry.