This one-day-only event will be Saturday, October 22, at Fort Worth Alliance Airport. TOUCH AND TOUR, EXPLORE and WATCH as you’ll be immersed into a world of aviation, filled with aircraft displays, interactive, educational and fun exhibits and activities, and 2 hours of aerial acts, including the world-renowned U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.
Attendees will have access to the Flight Line, providing an up-close and personal opportunity with military and warbird aircraft. After exploring the Flight Line, check out more exhibits and helicopter displays at the Landing Zone. Whether you are coming for just a portion or all of the day, you won’t want to miss the aerial performers. During this time, guests can tailgate from their vehicle or enjoy premium seating to watch performers take to the North Texas skies!
Please note: Parking lots open at 9 a.m. and close to inbound traffic at 1:30 p.m.
9 AM - 5 PM
Parking Lots Open
9 AM - 2 PM
Flight Line Open
Open TOUCH AND TOUR aircraft displays, exhibitors, food concessions and gift shop on the ramp. Get an up-close look at aircraft and, in some cases, get a glimpse inside.
9 AM – 5 PM
Landing Zone Open
EXPLORE interactive, educational and fun exhibits and activities, food concessions and gift shop on the ground. There’s something for every member of the family.
Parking Lots close to inbound traffic
2 PM – 3 PM
Guest on Flight Line relocate to parking areas or Landing Zone to prepare Flight Line for aerial performances.
3 PM – 5 PM
WATCH the world-renowned U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, Bell 505 Fly-By and the National Anthem Flag Presentation by the RE/MAX Skydiving Team.
Learn more about the Landing Zone, Flight Line and Aerial Acts by visiting each tab.
AFW is unable to accommodate fly-in traffic on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. The closest airport to AFW is Meacham Airport 817.392.5400.
When you purchased the tickets, you should have printed a form with a bar code. Bring the print-out to the access point (private seating, premium parking, photo tour/pit, etc.). An air show team member will be on-site with a scanner. The scanner will read the print-out and advise that you have access. Keep the print-out with you at the air show. For technical questions on purchasing & printing of tickets (including lost tickets, changes to date/quantities), please call ETIX Customer Service at 1.800.514.3849, x1.
For security measures, we are unable to provide a schedule of performers in advance of the air show. A performer line-up is available in the air show program. In addition, we will have performer updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram during the show.
Food options include: BBQ Brisket Sandwich, Chicken Sandwich, Baked Potato, Corndog, Sausage on a Stick, Fajita Tacos, Nachos, Handmade Chips, French Fries, Roasted Corn on the Cob, Fruit Swords, Cotton Candy, Funnel Cakes, Cinnamon Nuts, Pickles, Ice Cream Novelties, Shaved Ice / Sno Cones, Frozen Yogurt. Drink options include Soda (20 oz), Bottled Water, Lemonade, Limeade, Iced Tea and Cold Beer. Expect pricing similar to other festivals and sporting events. Cash only, ATMs are on-site.
Expect pricing similar to other festivals or sporting events.
Motorcycles park in the same lot as buses. From I-35W, exit Westport Parkway. Turn left onto Westport. Turn right on Heritage. Turn left onto Flightline. Follow the directional signs. This is a paved area. The police also will direct you to the proper location. Please note that parking is $25 if purchased in advance and $30 per vehicle, day of the air show. Motorcycle parking is 2 motorcycles in one parking slot for the price of one car. We encourage carpooling and van pooling as a more affordable option.
For technical questions on purchasing & printing of tickets (including lost tickets, changes to date/quantities), please call ETIX Customer Service at 1.800.514.3849, x1.
To view updated ticket pricing please check out our tickets page.
Free admission, there is no charge to walk through the entrance gates on to the ramp to watch the show and enjoy the ground attractions. There is only a parking fee per car load, click tickets for pricing information.
Stuff to bring: Portable chair, personal bag (subject to search), an umbrella for shade, stroller or wagon for kids, small coolers carrying life-saving medicine or formula bottles/food for young infants and empty water bottles are allowed. Please see the entry restrictions below for a detailed list of items that are allowed.
Stuff to leave at home: Food & beverages, large coolers, large canopies/tents, bicycles, skateboards, scooters or in-line skates and pets (sorry scruffy!). Please see the entry restrictions below for a detailed list of items not allowed.
Yes, non-professional photography is allowed. Purchase seats for the Photo Tour and Photo Pit for the best option for photographers. Enter our annual Photo Contest. Please note that bags are subject to search. Accredited media need to obtain a media pass in advance.
Please visit our tickets page for more information.
Lost & Found is located south of the BAE building and east of the performer stage area.
First Aid is located south of the main entrance. In addition, roaming paramedics will be on site during the show.
Please check out the Parking & Directions section below for more information.
Food and drinks are not allowed to be brought into the show. Food will be available for purchase at the event. Families with infant-age children (under 2 years of age) may bring in necessary food items for their young children. There is an exception for patrons with food related allergies.
Kid Zone features five aviation-themed inflatables, including a 36’ Turbo Shuttle Slide. Older kids will love the Extreme Air Power Jump ($6 per ride) and the Five Climber Rockwall ($5 per ride).
The Air Show is free admission, so you can leave and return. However, each time you enter the parking lot, you will need to pay for parking.
Aerial performances begin at approximately 10:00 a.m. Sunday is a repeat of performances on Saturday.
All show maps are available in the program, which are available for sale at the air show.
Yes. In addition to water bottles available for purchase, there will be public water on-site, free of charge.
A rain date will not be available. If severe weather causes the air show to be cancelled, a message will be posted to the website’s home page and social media pages. Be sure to refresh the page (clear the cache) as it may take time for the home page update to populate across the internet.
The show lasts until the late afternoon – approximately 4:00/4:30 p.m.
Yes, a non-motorized wagon is allowed.
To maintain good visibility for all audience members, neither canopies nor tents are allowed. However, guests may bring in an umbrella for shade.
Camping or overnight parking is not available. The closet RV park is Northlake Village in Roanoke, TX. http://www.northlakevillagerv.com
Children ages 5 and under are FREE.
Yes, public restrooms (including handicap-accessible restrooms) will be available throughout the air show grounds. A map identifying the locations of restrooms is available in the air show program.
Unfortunately, pets are not allowed on the air show grounds. Service dogs, with proper identification as a service animal and, are on a leash, are allowed.
Items available for purchase at the air show include sunscreen, disposable cameras, film, batteries, chair rentals, ear plugs, shade umbrellas, souvenir shirts and hats in all military designs, commemorative pins, a wide variety of die-cast planes and toys, souvenir programs, souvenir posters and more.
Most purchases are cash-based (no tickets needed) ATMs are on site. Some merchandise vendors will accept credit cards. However, the majority of the show is cash-based.
Unfortunately, wheelchair rental is not available at the air show. Handicap parking is available for those with appropriate designation on their vehicle.
Please bring the appropriate designation for your vehicle. From I-35W, exit Westport Parkway. Turn left onto Westport. Turn right onto Heritage. Turn left onto Flightline. Follow the directional signs. The police will direct you to the proper location.
Parking lots open at 10 A.M. and close at 1 P.M. The parade is scheduled to begin at 11 A.M. Aerial performances are scheduled to begin at 11:30 A.M. and scheduled to end at 3:30 P.M. (Subject to change).
Numerous uniformed and plainclothes security officers patrol the air show grounds.
Food and beverages, including beer and wine, will be available for sale onsite. Food will be packaged in boxed meal style, grab and go. Debit or credit card only. No cash transactions.
A First Aid tent will be located in each parking lot.
Lost and Found will be located near the First Aid tent. Security will escort lost children to the Lost and Found area near the First Aid Tent.
Portable restrooms are available including handicap accessible restrooms. Guests will use the portable restroom dedicated for their parking row. There will be plenty of portable restrooms and handwashing stations to ensure you and your family are safe.
Fort Worth Alliance Airport
2221 Alliance Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76177
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DUE TO I-35W CONSTRUCTION AND CLOSED EXITS, THESE ARE THE ONLY DIRECTIONS TO REACH PARKING.
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DUE TO I-35W CONSTRUCTION AND CLOSED EXITS, THESE ARE THE ONLY OUTBOUND DIRECTIONS TO EXIT.
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DUE TO I-35W CONSTRUCTION & CLOSED EXITS, THESE ARE THE ONLY DIRECTIONS TO REACH PREMIUM PARKING..
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DUE TO I-35W CONSTRUCTION AND CLOSED EXITS, THESE ARE THE ONLY OUTBOUND DIRECTIONS TO EXIT.
October 22, 2022 ONE -DAY ONLY
The Aerial Acts for the AllianceTexas Aviation Expo Presented by Bell will perform between 3 – 5: p.m. as follows*:
*Schedule and acts are subject to change
Get your hands on a cool tee shirt, sunglasses, model plane and more! Gift shops are located in both the Landing Zone open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and the Flight Line open from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.