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Goodyear Blimp pays visit to Joliet airport

The Goodyear Blimp arrived in Joliet Wednesday.

The iconic airship landed at the Joliet Regional Airport for an overnight layover on its way to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, said Joliet Park District Board President Sue Gulas.

The Goodyear Blimp was scheduled to arrive at at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh Monday, according to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s website.

The blimp is to make an appearance at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021, the website said.