DULUTH - A big day for World War Two veterans as the third "Honor Flight Northland" took off.
Eighty-five vets gathered at the Duluth International Airport bright and early Tuesday morning.
It's the third honor flight to head to Washington D.C. so local veterans can visit the World War Two Memorial.
"I've never been to Washington D.C. and I'd like to see the Capitol and the Vietnam Memorial," veteran Ernie Johnson said.
"Oh I'm excited about it. Never had anything like this before so 60 years too late ha ha," another veteran named Theodore said.
Organizers are hoping to schedule two more honor flights this fall if funds are raised in time.
Each flight costs $90,000 and the veterans go for free.