On the flight home from Oshkosh last month I got to add another restaurant to my $100 Hamburgers list. Directly across the lake from OSH lies JXN, or Jackson County Airport-Reynolds Field in western Michigan. I was forewarned, this location is popular with the locals as it is with pilots so we were expecting a wait. Luckily, we got right in prior to the rush.
Airport Restaurant and Spirits had a similar vibe to that at my home field. The servers were gruff, but it added to the experience. The food was above par for an airport restaurant and kept us spry for the remaining flight home after a long week. The portions were perfect and there was a lot of American style food to choose from.
We were joined by a friend with a Mustang II and later passed another flight of friends headed back to FDK as well. I don't think the restaurant was prepared for the Oshkosh rush. It's the ultimate place to stop along our route, if you are not in a hurry. It felt like a small town field, but it had two long runways and a tower, so I'm sure a lot of business must come in there.
For more good eats found through flight, check out my "$100 Hamburgers" tab. I always love to hear your favorites stops, too!