For your safety, all individuals are subject to search. Please come early, pay careful attention to all signs and announcements, and be patient. These procedures are in place to ensure the safety of those attending the Air Show.
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What are the dates of the Gulf Coast Salute Air Show?
The 2017 Gulf Coast Salute will take place April 22-23rd.
What time is the Air Show?
Times to be determined. Check back for updates.
How much is admission to the Air Show?
Admission & parking is FREE. Shuttle bus transportation will be provided from the parking area to the flight line.
What if it rains?
The show goes on, rain or shine, however the show will be modified as required for safety.
Are folding/beach chairs allowed?
Are tents or awnings, pop-ups or shade canopies allowed?
No. Only hand-held umbrellas are allowed; however, if they’re used in seating, they
cannot block the view of other patrons.
Are coolers allowed into the event?
No, coolers and ice chests are not permitted, unless needed for medical reasons. Glass containers are not allowed and will be confiscated.
Will outside food be allowed?
No, outside food is not permitted.
Will alcoholic beverages be allowed?
You may not bring alcoholic beverages into the Air Show. Beer will be available for purchase from Air Show vendors.
Will pets be allowed to enter the Air Show?
No, other than service animals.
Will bikes, skateboards, rollerblades, skates, or kick or electric scooters be allowed on the flight line?
No, bikes may be secured outside the flight line gates.
Are there any restrictions on bringing weapons to this event?
Yes. Weapons including pocket knives, multi-tools, replica/toy weapons or pepper spray are not allowed and will be confiscated.
What is the performance schedule?
Because of many last-minute changes in performers and schedules, exact times are not available. There will be continuous aerial excitement from the start of the show until the show closes, as well as static displays, vendor booths and the Air Show Expo exhibits.
Is the show schedule the same for both Saturday and Sunday?
Is handicapped parking available?
Yes, handicapped parking is available if your vehicle has a handicapped license plate decal or windshield pass.
Can I fly my own plane into Tyndall AFB?
No, unfortunately due to the limited amount of parking and the number of air show acts and statics we are unable to allow private planes to fly into Tyndall for the air show.
Is there shade?
The Air Show facility is under an open sky. Patrons are encouraged to plan accordingly. Some shade can be found under the wings of static display aircraft.
Are cameras allowed?
Yes, cameras are allowed (still, video, and digital). Your camera bags will be checked upon entry.
How do I get Press or Media Credentials?
Press/Media Credentials requests must be submitted through Public Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org (Request must include verifiable proof establishing the individual as a media representative.)