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Santa Claus Cleared for Landing at SMD

Santa and his elves are taking a break from the North Pole to drop by Smith Field Airport this holiday season! "Santa's Landing" welcomes the community to see Santa land in a helicopter (Rudolph and the gang are taking a break too), hear children's holiday wishes, take photos, and enjoy refreshments on Thursday, November 29 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Santa's flight is scheduled to arrive at 5:30 p.m. Admission to the event is one new, unwrapped toy donation for the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation.

About Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority (FWACAA) was created in 1985 and is responsible for managing the Fort Wayne International Airport and Smith Field Airport. The airport authority is governed by a six-member board appointed by the Mayor of Fort Wayne and the Allen County Commissioners. Serving northeast Indiana and the surrounding region, FWA offers nonstop service to 12 cities on four airlines. In 2018, FWA served 757,519 passengers –the ninth year of consecutive growth. As a result of FWACAA’s commitment to customer service, Fort Wayne International Airport was recognized by USA Today as one of the friendliest airports in the nation. For more information about the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority, visit

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