EAA Chapter 846

Wadsworth, OH

Welcome to our Chapter

Whether you fly, build, restore or simply enjoy airplanes and aviation, you are welcome to attend our events and join our chapter. We are a group of aviation enthusiasts, aircraft builders, and pilots who get together with like-minded people to share ideas, exchange information, encourage safety, and serve the local aviation community.  We support the next generation of pilots and airmen by offering programs to introduce young people to aviation. Please come to our next meeting or event as our guest. 

Over the last 34 years, our members have:

  • Built or restored 40+ aircraft
  • Provided scholarships to young people to attend the EAA Air Academy
  • One of the few chapters selected to offer a Ray Scholarship to a young person to help them achieve their private pilot's license.
  • Offered free airplane rides to over 3,000 kids between the ages of 8-17 at our annual Young Eagles Day. 
  • Had countless workshops, seminars, cookouts, fly-ins and fly-outs.

Most recently, our chapter has acquired our own hangar at Skypark, the Ryerson Hangar, and a Titan T-51 Mustang. We are excited about using them to launch new programs and events.

We love aviation and we would love to have you join us. For more information on our chapter, please contact our president via the contact information provided in the sidebar. Interested in joining us? Then fill out the Membership Application. We're looking forward to meeting you and hearing about your  aviation dreams.

Chapter 846 is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. 

Photo: Chapter member Fred Coblentz shows off his Bushby Mustang II (left) and Ercoupe restoration (right) during a chapter meeting.

Our Mission

The mission of Chapter 846 of the Experimental Aviation Association is to support the growth of EAA, safety of aviation, and promote sport aviation through education, training and fellowship. The Chapter introduces area youth to aviation through the use of Young Eagles flights and educating them about aviation. The Chapter promotes all facets of aviation by presenting programs and activities which are available to anyone interested in aviation.

About EAA

Our chapter is part of the worldwide network of EAA chapters. Experimental Aircraft Association embodies the spirit of aviation through the world's most engaged community of aviation enthusiasts. EAA's 170,000 plus members enjoy the fun and camaraderie of sharing their passion for flying, building and restoring recreational aircraft. To find out more about EAA and our programs and services, please visit our home page at EAA.org.

About Weltzien Skypark Airport



FAA Identifier: 15G
Lat/Long: 41-01-42.1960N / 081-47-54.4810W
41-01.703267N / 081-47.908017W
41.0283878 / -81.7984669
Elevation: 1210 ft. / 369 m (estimated)
Variation: 06W (1985)
From city: 3 miles W of WADSWORTH, OH
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 44281

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1967
Sectional chart: DETROIT
Control tower: no
NOTAMs facility: CLE (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 2000 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT LIRL RY 03/21 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

WX ASOS at BJJ (10 nm SW): 118.075 (330-669-9105)
WX ASOS at AKR (15 nm E): 126.825 (330-724-4237)
WX ASOS at CAK (17 nm SE): PHONE 330-966-9545

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BSVr320/24.0 BRIGGS VOR/DME 112.40 04W
DJBr145/25.7 DRYER VOR/DME 113.60 05W
ACOr264/27.4 AKRON VOR/DME 114.40 04W
MFDr078/37.2 MANSFIELD VORTAC 108.80 03W
TVTr027/37.3 TIVERTON VOR/DME 116.50 


Contact Us

President: Gary Baker


Chapter Hangar - M1, Weltzien Skypark (15G)

Upcoming Events

Thursday, Nov 14 at 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday, Dec 12 at 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday, Dec 25 All Day
Tuesday, Dec 31 All Day
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