Q. I am not attending the show however I am flying out of Grand Junction Regional Airport during the event times, how much time should I allot for traffic congestion?
A. You should give yourself an extra half hour to make sure you don’t miss your flight. i.e. if the airport recommends you be there an hour before your flight then make sure you are an hour and a half early.
Q. What does reserved seating mean?
A. A reserved seating ticket will give you access to a chair in a designated area. These are not assigned seats, so you are able to chose a seat upon arriving at the Air Show.
Q.When was the first air show in Grand Junction?
A. The first Grand Junction air show was in 1912. Aviation Day August 27, 1912 was the first time local residents had seen an airplane. It consisted of one bi-plane landing in a field where Lincoln Park now resides.
Q.Where do all the proceeds from the ticket sales go?
A. Grand Junction Air Show Inc is a non-profit organization that gives funds to the local community organizations that have shown an interest in becoming a recipient.
Q.What agencies are involved in the production of the 2017 Grand Junction Air Show?
A. It takes a mass coordination of efforts on behalf of Grand Junction Air Show Inc, Grand Junction Regional Airport, City of Grand Junction Police Department, City of Grand Junction Fire Department, BLM, FAA, TSA, VCB and many others to make a show successful.
Q. What is parking like?
A. Parking is in designated areas around the airport. General Admission, handicapped and VIP parking will be available
Q. Will there be shuttles available from outside locations to the Air Show?
A. No shuttles will be available from outside locations to the Air Show.
Q. Does my 5 year old child need a ticket?
A. Children 5 and under do not require tickets for any show
Q. What is the handicap access like?
A. Handicapped parking is close to entrance, handicapped restrooms are available, no stairs to navigate on the show grounds, designated handicapped seating area
Q. What does General Admission mean?
A. General admission means you have access to everything except the VIP Village
Q. What does VIP Village Admission mean?
A. VIP Village admission means you get to enjoy the Grand Junction Air Show 2017 in style! Relax underneath the private VIP Village tent at tables and chairs along the flightline. You also enjoy a catered buffet style meal along with endless sodas and water. Drink tickets will be provided to those 21 and older possessing valid identification who would like to enjoy an alcoholic beverage while on-site (additional tickets will not be available for purchase). VIP Village also allows access to performers but is not a guarantee that you will meet any particular act. Your VIP Village ticket is valid for entire day for which it is issued.
Q. Can I get a refund or exchange?
A. No refunds however exchanges to upgrade to VIP Village may be available
Q. What are the static exhibits?
A. There will be various planes, helicopters and cars
Q. Is there a map that shows where we are allowed to put chairs with regular tickets?
A. There is not a map available but any area that is not covered by a tent is available for chairs to be placed
Q. We have purchased a regular parking pass. How far away will the general public park? Is there a drop off area for young children and people who can’t walk a great distance?
A. Families with young children and/or individuals who may not be able to walk a great distance will be allowed to drop off their party at the main gate before proceeding to the parking area. No shuttles will be available in the parking areas so please plan accordingly. Handicap parking is also available.
Q. What kind of food is available at the venue?
A. Typical event food such as hamburgers, hot dogs, bbq, etc. There is not a specialized vegan or gluten free menu available.
Q. What items are allowed/not allowed?
Q. Do you offer any discounts (military, senior citizen, etc)?
A. Online sales are available at a discounted price
Q: Is this a ‘fly in and camp’ type of airshow?
A: No…no it’s not.