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If you have a question that has not been answered on the Performers, Flight Line Club, Photo Pit or other any other page of the website, it may have been asked and answered below. If you don’t see it here you can submit a question on this page or call the info line at (321) 395-3110.

Frequently Asked Questions

        • What time can I enter the event?
          Gates open 9:00 am on Saturday and Sunday.
        • What time does the Flight Line VIP Clubhouse and Chalets open?
          The Flight Line VIP Clubhouse and Chalets open at 10:00 am on Saturday and Sunday.
        • How long is the event?
          Gates open at 9:00 am, performances are from 12 noon – 4:00 pm and the event closes at 5pm.
        • Will the schedule be the same both days?
          Yes. Performers are scheduled to perform both Saturday and Sunday.
        • Will the static displays be open all day Saturday and Sunday or do they close when the air performances start?
          Static displays will be open from 9am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.
        • Can I go in and out of the event?
          Re-entry to the event is not allowed.
        • What is not allowed onto the air show grounds?
          Coolers, Outside Food, Weapons of Any Kind, Tools and Pets.
        • Can food, beverages and/or coolers be brought into the air show?
          Outside food and coolers are not allowed on air show grounds.
        • Can I bring a bottle of water into the event?
          Yes! Each attendee can bring one sealed bottle of water up to 1 liter in size.
        • Can we bring sunscreen?
          Sunscreen will be allowed into the air show.
        • Are backpacks allowed?
          Backpacks are allowed and will be subject to security inspection upon entrance into the air show.
        • Are cameras and video recorders allowed?
          Yes. Feel free to take as many photos/videos as you would like.
        • Can I bring a wagon for my kids?
          Wagons without a canopy will be allowed into the air show.
        • Are pets allowed entry to the show?
          Due to concerns for the safety of attendees and animals, no pets will be allowed onto the show site.
        • Is there going to be Food & Drinks for purchase at the event?
          Various food & beverage items will be available onsite ranging in price from $3-$15.
        • Will food and beverage available for purchase be cash only? Will credit cards be accepted?
          Food and beverage vendors will accept both cash and credit cards.
        • Will Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten-Free food options be available for purchase?
          While our concessionaire makes every effort to ensure menu items are suitable for all guests, we suggest eating before you arrive to the event if you have dietary restrictions.
        • I have a toddler, can I bring diapers and his/her food?
          Diapers will be allowed into the air show.  Baby food, formula, breast milk, etc. are allowed in reasonable quantities. Please present your items for inspection upon entry into the event.
        • Is smoking allowed in the air show?
          Remember, we are at an airport and smoking is not allowed on air show grounds. There will be a designated smoking area just outside of the air show entrance gate.
        • Are there any shaded areas?
          Shade is limited as we are located in an open airfield. You will be allowed to bring a hand-held personal umbrella, no larger than 5ft in diameter.
        • Can I bring a tent, beach umbrella or awning?
          Due to security and safety concerns, tents, beach umbrellas, awnings and the like are not allowed on air show grounds. Personal Hand-held umbrellas, no larger than 5ft in diameter, are allowed.
        • How do I become a food vendor at the air show?
          Please reach out to our master concessionaire a www.seiversconcessions.com
        • How do I become a merchandise vendor at the air show?
          Please reach out to our vendor coordinator at airshow@planethings.com
        • I have a flight out of MLB on the day of the air show, will airport schedules be affected?
          Flights to and from Melbourne International Airport will not be affected by the air show. For any additional questions regarding commercial flights, we recommend you contact the airport by telephone at 321.723.6227 or email at authority@mlbair.com
        • Do I need to bring my own seating or can I purchase/rent seating there at the event?
          You can bring your own seating or purchase limited seating on the Fight Line for $10 cash on a first come, first served basis.
        • Do you recommend ear protection for children?
          Some children wear ear protection, some do not. It is completely up to you.
        • How do I request media credentials?
          Please contact our Public Relations Director at pr@air.show
        • Where is Lost & Found located?
          Atlantic Jet Center.
        • What are your preferred hotels?
          Our Where-to-Stay page features the hotels where the pilots and teams are staying HERE .
        • Can I ride my bicycle to the air show?
          Absolutely. You can ride your bicycle to the air show and lock it up in one of our official air show parking lots.
        • Can bicycles be ridden into the air show?
          Bicycles are not allowed on air show grounds.
        • I would like to fly in for the event, where can I park my plane?
          Please reach out to one of the two FBOs that will be operating during the air show: Baer Air or FIT Aviation. These FBOs will also have information regarding TFRs and NOTAMs.
        • Where is the entrance to the event and how do I get there?
          The airshow grounds are located on the North side of Melbourne International Airport off of General Aviation Drive.
        • Where is Parking located?
          Please refer to our GETTING THERE PAGE.
        • How much is Parking?
          Parking is $15 if purchased in advance and $20 at the event.
        • Is there Motorcycle parking?
          Motorcycle parking is available in all official air show parking lots. If you would like to park in a surface lot, please park in the Yellow Lot on South Apollo Blvd and Airport Rd.
        • Is there RV parking?
          RV parking is available in all official air show parking lots. If you would like to park in a surface lot, please park in the Yellow Lot on S Apollo Blvd and Airport Rd.
        • Do you have any special provisions for the handicapped?
          All public areas of the air show are handicap accessible.  The show is held at an airport. The terrain includes asphalt, concrete, and grass.  Please come prepared to get around the site on your own! Some people have found that electric wheelchairs and scooters make all the difference.  Wheelchairs and scooters will not be available for rent, but you are more than welcome to bring your own.
        • Is handicapped parking available?
          Handicapped parking will be available in all official air show parking lots.
        • Will there be bleachers for seating?
          We do not offer bleacher seating, but you do have options. You can either bring your own seating or purchase seating along the Flight Line for $10 at the show, first come, first served.
        • What are the children prices?
          General Admission for children ages 6-12 are $10, children under 6 years of age are free. The Flight Line VIP Clubhouse is one price, children under 2 sitting in their parents lap are free.
        • Will tickets be available at the gate on the day of the show?
          So long as we are not SOLD OUT, tickets will be available for purchase at the gate.
        • Do you have senior citizen, military, student or other discounts?
          We offer a discount to everyone when you purchase your tickets in advance either online or by phone.
        • Are there any promotional codes available for discounted tickets?
          Your best chance at getting a promotional code for discounted tickets is to sign up to our email newsletter HERE.
        • Can I use my tickets on either day of the air show?
          Your tickets are only valid for the day indicated.  If you would like to change the date of your ticket, please reach out to our box office by telephone at 877.301.8499 or email at melbourneair@completeticketsolutions.com
        • Can I present my tickets on my cell phone?
          You will be able to present your tickets for entry into the air show on your cell phone. If you purchased a parking voucher in advance, please make sure it is printed and visible to parking and traffic attendants to expedite your entrance into the parking lot.
        • I purchased my tickets in advance, but have not received them. What do I do?
          Contact our box office by telephone at 877.301.8499 or email at melbourneair@completeticketsolutions and they will be able to assist you.
        • I lost my tickets, what do I do?
          Contact our box office by telephone at 877.301.8499 or email at melbourneair@completeticketsolutions and they will be able to assist you.
        • What is your Rain Policy?
          In the event of non-authorized intervention, weather or other causes beyond our control, the event may be terminated or suspended and tickets are non-refundable.

         

         


        1. dave says:

          Will you be offering a combo price package for all 3 the flight line photo sun rise and pit this year or will I need to purchase all 3at face value

          • Air & Space Show says:

            Not at the moment as they are separate venues. Keep in mind that the Flight Line VIP Clubhouse has a nearly identical sight line as the Photo Pit.

        2. Ben Gimbert says:

          We attended the 2015 airshow with our F4 Phantom cockpit. We took pictures of people inside the cockpit. We would love to come back again in 2016. Please let me know who to contact again. Looking forward hearing back from you.Thanks
          Ben Gimbert
          Jet Pilot Photos
          540-977-0339

          • Air & Space Show says:

            Dave, tickets are non-refundable. If there is a complete cancellation of the show on Sunday your tickets will be honored for 2017 or you will have the option to be refunded.

          • Air & Space Show says:

            Service animals are allowed, but please be aware that animals do get startled from the noise created by the jets.

          • Air & Space Show says:

            For General Admission, Children under 6 are free. Children 6-12 will need a Children’s ticket for General Admission. For the Flight Line Club VIP tickets, Children 2 and under are free and all others will need a full priced ticket.

          • Air & Space Show says:

            Handicapped Parking is $15 in advance and $20 on event day. All of our lots are handicap accessible with shuttle service to an from the main entrance.

            • Brad says:

              Are you guys allowed to charge for handicap parking I looked it up and places are not allowed to charge for handicap parking can I get more information on this please thank you

        3. Jim Dooley says:

          Just found your number and asked if there was a military discount. I was told there was not. And now reading your column on frequently asked questions I see that there will be a military discount. What is the correct answer?

          • Air & Space Show says:

            We offer a discount to everyone when you purchase your tickets in advance either online or by phone.

          • Air & Space Show says:

            Norman, you should have received an email immediately after you purchased your tickets. Please call our box office at 877.301.8499 and they will help you out.

        4. Linda Huddleston says:

          I bought pre-paid parking but did not receive a ticket for that, just a receipt. Is that sufficient to bring?

          • Air & Space Show says:

            There should be an attachment with the confirmation email that you received. If you do not have one, please call the box office at 877.301.8499 and they will get you squared away

        5. Nina says:

          Will there be beer and available, and if I buy the $49 box seat ticket does it include seats or do I bring my own?

        6. Brad says:

          Can I still purchase tickets in advance and a parking pass if I don’t have a printer to print it off how would that work

        7. Andy says:

          Question: I can’t make it to the even exactly at 11:30, but around 1 or 1:30. Can I still get into the show?

        8. todd says:

          How can we find out if the show is canceled due to weather? Will that decision be made before the event based on weather predictions or will it be made only once adverse weather conditions occur?

        9. phil says:

          Is it possible to meet the pilots? I heard that a team from Dijon, France will be there. Is this correct? When will they perform?

          • Air & Space Show says:

            The Blue Angels performed last year. This year we have the Breitling Jet Team and next year we have the USAF Thunderbirds.

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