CLEARWATER — Sixty-eight veterans will depart St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport June 11 for the 36th Honor Flight on an Allegiant charter for a day-long visit to Washington D.C. and the war memorials.

The Veterans return to St. Pete-Clearwater at approximately 8:30 p.m. and the community is invited to attend. Various groups, military, and government leaders will be at the airport to greet the veterans. Free parking will be available to attend the welcome home event when no other passenger flights are arriving. Please be aware that there is construction on roadways in and around the airport.

Short-term parking is closed due to construction and parking in long=term is limited; a shuttle runs continuously between the terminal and economy #1 lot across Roosevelt Blvd. Guests are advised to allow ample travel time and take extra caution.

For more information about the Honor Flight, email, visit or call 727-498-6079. For general airport information, call 727-453-7800.