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2017 Career Expo

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2017 Registration

School registration has officially closed

Registration to attend the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s 2017 Aviation & Transportation Career Expo has officially ended. If you have any questions concerning this year’s event, or are interested in participating in the 2018 Career Expo, please contact us or sign-up for our e-newsletter.

By confirming your registration, you agree to the following liability and indemnity terms and conditions. Please read them carefully before your visit.

General Information

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s Aviation & Transportation Career Expo gives students from Dallas/Fort Worth and the neighboring communities an opportunity to learn about careers, ask questions of industry experts and enjoy a hands-on experience in a variety of aviation and transportation fields – from piloting a major airline plane to managing a local or national rail line or driving an emergency response vehicle.

Students attending the 2017 Career Expo must arranging their own transportation to and from the event.

Additional Instructions

  • Students are to be supervised at all times! Teachers should stay with students when they are near the aircraft and other displays
  • Teachers should remind students they are not allowed to touch or sit on any of the aircraft/displays unless they are allowed by the pilot or owner
  • Unless instructed, students are not allowed inside any of the aircraft
Numerous static aircraft, vehicles displays and information booths representing local, regional and national members of the aviation and transportation community will be available to everyone attending this dynamic educational experience.

Friday, November 10, 2017
Grades 4-12, College

Session 1
Session 2

9:30am - 11:30am
11:30am - 1:30pm


Location, Arrival & Parking

American Airlines Hangar #5 –
School Bus and Visitor Parking

American Airlines Hangar #5
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The 2017 Career Expo will once again begin at American Airlines Hangar #5, and students will be transported to-and-from the C.R. Smith Museum via Greyhound bus(es). When arriving at the Expo, we ask that you proceed using the school bus and car parking options shown above.

By confirming your registration, you agree to the following liability and indemnity terms and conditions. Please read them carefully before your visit.

The following is a step-by-step guide on what to do prior to and upon your arrival:

Step One:
Planning Ahead
  • Final count of students and/or chaperones – Please let us know if there are any changes (+/-) to your attendee count, thereby ensuring the proper ratio of volunteers-to-students.
Step Two:
Location, Arrival & Parking
  • The 2017 Career Expo will begin at American Airlines Hangar #5 – Students will be transported to-and-from the C.R. Smith Museum via Greyhound bus(es).
  • Attendee arrival schedule – We are breaking student attendance into two (2) sessions, morning and afternoon, allowing you to attend the session that best meets your individual needs. Please make certain your school’s arrival is indicated in your on-line registration.
    • Session 1 (9:30am - 11:30am)
    • Session 2 (11:30am - 1:30pm)
  • School bus and car parking – When visiting the 2017 Career Expo, we ask that you proceed using the following parking options.
Step Three:
Meet the Ambassadors
  • School Bus(es) – Upon arrival you will be greeted by a DFW Airport Ambassador, who will check-in your school, hand-out swag bags, and provide additional instructions and directions. Please remain seated on your bus until an Ambassador has greeted your school!
  • Cars & Individual Attendees – After parking in the appropriate lot, please follow the directional signs to an on-site DFW Airport Ambassador or volunteer who will check you in, hand-out swag bags, and provide additional instructions and directions.
Step Four:
Enjoy the Expo!
Now that you’ve done all the pre-planning and preparation, it’s time to enjoy the 2017 Career Expo! Check-out the following tips to help make sure you have a good experience:
  • Wear comfy shoes! – You’ll be doing a lot of walking around both Hangar #5 and the C.R. Smith Museum, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes.
  • Hydrate – Be sure to drink lots of water during the Expo, and get plenty of rest the night before. We want you rested and excited!
  • Eating is good – We know there’s a lot of things you’ll want to see and do, but don’t forget to take the time to eat. Feel free to bring your own lunch and/or snack, as food will not be available on-site.
  • Don’t forget, we’re here to help – Ask one of the DFW Airport Ambassadors or volunteer if you have any questions.
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