"We fly Central NY heroes to Washington, DC to visit and reflect together at their memorials."

Honoring American Veterans

The Mission of Honor Flight is More Than Timely...

It is Urgent!

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To travel as a WWII Veteran, Click Here To Make a Donation To Honor Flight To view our Mission Photos, Click Here If you wish to Volunteer or Sponsor

HFS serves ten counties in the greater Central NY area, and we're one of 130 Regional Hubs in the National Honor Flight Network. Across America we lose nearly 1,000 World War II & Korean War Vets a day! Time is running out to THANK the Greatest Generation!

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Honoring Veterans

Honor Flight Syracuse flies Central NY heroes to Washington, DC to visit and reflect together at their memorials.

In accordance with Honor Flight policy, priority order for each mission is given to elder WWII veterans, Korean War veterans and terminally ill veterans from any era.  In addition, we’re including veterans of the Vietnam War and other eras. Our goal is to provide the Honor Flight experience to every veteran who desires to fly with us.

We generally fly two missions per year, one in late April, the other in late September or early October.  We’re continually accepting applications for our future missions. Veteran applications are prioritized in the order in which they are received, except in extraordinary circumstances. Please review the Frequently Asked Questions for details.

Honor Flight Syracuse, Inc. is a fully registered New York State 501c3 public charity and is entirely volunteer led. Our region encompasses 10 counties: Cayuga, Onondaga, Oswego, Cortland, Madison, Oneida, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence.

Honor Flight Syracuse

Mission #015
Planned: Apr. 24, 2021
Mission #014
Completed: Sep. 28, 2019
Mission #013
Completed: Apr. 27, 2019
Mission #012
Completed: Sep. 29, 2018
Mission #011
Completed: Apr. 28, 2018
Mission #010
Completed: Sep. 30, 2017
Mission #009
Completed: Apr. 29, 2017
Mission #008
Completed: Oct. 1, 2016
Mission #007
Completed: Apr. 30, 2016
Mission #006
Completed: Oct. 3, 2015
Mission #005
Completed: Apr. 25, 2015
Mission #004
Completed: Oct. 4, 2014
Mission #003
Completed: Apr. 5, 2014
Mission #002
Completed: Oct. 5, 2013
Mission #001
Completed: Oct. 6, 2012
Unfortunately veterans cannot choose what flight they will travel on due to medical and logistic issues associated with the flight process. We also encourage veterans from the Rochester and Buffalo area's to visit and register with their local Honor Flight hubs before registering with Syracuse Honor Flight.

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We remember the brave men and women who lost their lives that fall morning, and share our deep appreciation to all those who stepped up in the aftermath to help in the recovery and protect this nation. Never forget. ... See MoreSee Less

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden & unexpected loss of our friend and teammate, Eric Amberge.

Eric was an integral part of the early growth of our organization, serving first as a guardian, then as a board member, serving as Director of Information Systems.
Eric traveled on many missions, serving as as bus leader, and most recently served as Mission Leader for Mission 14.

Eric was a proud Air Force veteran, true patriot & friend to veterans. He served as Commander for the Robert J. Hydon American Legion Post #239 in Skaneateles, NY, where he oversaw multiple upgrades to benefit the veterans who he served.

We at Honor Flight Syracuse are blessed to have known and served alongside Eric. He was a staunch supporter of our mission, and we sincerely thank him for his many contributions to our organization.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Tammy, and their entire family during this difficult time.
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On Tuesday, June 6, 1944, the Allies forces landed at Normandy - D-Day. It was the largest seaborne invasion in history, involving hundreds of thousands of men, many of whom never made it home. Our mission is to honor, remember, and thank the brave heroes of that invasion. Thank you for your service and sacrifice for this country. ... See MoreSee Less