Details on John McCain memorial events in Arizona

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Sen. John McCain's services will be spread across two states over four days, organizers said Sunday — a day after McCain died from brain cancer at age 81.

Wednesday

Lying in state at the Arizona State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington St.

A private ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. The public will be allowed in from 1 to 8 p.m.

Thursday

Funeral services at North Phoenix Baptist Church, 5757 N. Central Ave. 

The funeral will be at North Phoenix Baptist Church starting at 10 a.m. Limited public seating will be available. Tickets can be requested at johnmccain.com.

McCain to be transported from Phoenix to Washington, D.C.

McCain will leave Arizona for the last time at noon Thursday when his body is flown from the 161st Air Refueling Wing, a unit of the Arizona Air National Guard, at Goldwater Air National Guard Base at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to the Joint Base Andrews military facility in Maryland. He's scheduled to arrive at about 7:30 p.m.

Friday

Lying in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. 

A private ceremony honoring the life and service of McCain will be held at 10 a.m. in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda before the public is invited to pay their respects. 

The event will be livestreamed. 

Saturday

Funeral at the Washington National Cathedral

There will be a procession past the Vietnam Veterans Memorial followed by a private service limited to family, friends, congressional colleagues and staff, and U.S. and international leaders, according to McCain's website. The event will start at 10 a.m. and will be livestreamed on the website. 

Sunday

Burial at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland

McCain will be buried in the cemetery at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland following a private service at 2 p.m.

by azcentral

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