FAQ’s

If your question is military specific, please contact the 180th Public Affairs Office at 419-868-4072 or via email at usaf.oh.180-fw.list.pa@mail.mil.

Is each ticket good for one day?
Yes, each ticket is only good for ONE day. Online advance ticket purchases are $30 for adults and $22 for kids (5-12 years old). General admission at the gate on the day of the show is $35 for adults, $26 for kids (5-12 years old). Kids four years old (and under) are free.

Are credit cards accepted at the gate?
Yes, you can purchase tickets at the gate using a Visa or MasterCard only. ATM machines are also located on the airport field during air show weekend. However, if you are planning to use a credit/debit card, we recommend you purchase your tickets online. Ticket lines may be long at the gate.

What can I bring to the Air Show?
All bags/carry-in items will be checked by security at the gate. Necessary items, in a small backpack or bag, such as medication, baby supplies/food, light clothing/blankets, sunscreen will be allowed.

If you are sitting in general admission, please bring blankets and/or folding chairs as there are no seats provided. Reserve seating provides you a seat. Strollers are welcome in the general admission area and chalet areas. Strollers may be parked in designated areas at the back of the reserve seating area.

What is not allowed to be brought into the Air Show?
The Toledo Air Show is held on airport property and has strict safety procedures. To ensure your safety, please remember the following items are not allowed through the air show gates:

  • Guns, knives or weapons of any kind
  • Leatherman-type multi-tools

Other items not permitted include:

  • Tents/pop-up canopies
  • Large umbrellas
  • Bicycles (bike parking is available at the red gate)
  • Coolers/large backpacks
  • Food and/or beverages – unless medically necessary (baby formula/food is allowed)
  • Glass containers of any kind.
  • Fireworks
  • No pets of any kind are allowed. Only service animals are allowed. No exceptions.

Can you direct me to a place to stay during the weekend?
Please visit Plan Your Stay to learn about where to stay in Toledo and northwest Ohio.

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Is smoking allowed at the Air Show?
Yes, but for safety reasons smoking is allowed is in designated areas only. These areas will be clearly identified.

Is there any shade?
General admission seating ticket holders will be under open sky. Patrons are encouraged to plan accordingly and bring plenty of sunscreen. The Wingman and Commander clubs and box seating have covered areas and some umbrellas in the seating areas.

What happens if there is inclement weather?
The air show happens rain or shine. No refunds or exchanges.

I am a veteran. Do I get in free to the air show?
Members of the military in uniform receive free general admission to the air show. Active and retired military, military dependents and first responders with proper I.D. are admitted for $10.

What time does the show end?
The schedule varies each day and is subject to change. The air show recommends arriving early enough to account for traffic, detours, road closures and parking which may cause you to miss the show if you do not plan accordingly.