Frequently Asked Questions
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What are the hours of the event?
Gates open Saturday morning at 10:00AM. Flight performances take place from Noon to 2 pm.
What is the admission price?
Admission is $5 a person, or $10 per vehicle or plane. Parking is included in the admission price.
Can I go in and out of the event?
Re-entry to the event is not allowed.
Will the static displays be open all day or do they close when the air performances start?
Static displays will be open from 10AM-2PM.
What is not allowed onto the air show grounds?
Coolers, outside food and beverage, canteens, camelbacks, weapons of any kind, tent structures, self-standing umbrellas and pets are all prohibited. If you arrive to the front gate with these items, you will be directed by security to return them to your car or to discard them in a trash receptacle.
Can I bring a cooler with snacks and drinks to the show?
NO. Due to numerous security regulations, outside coolers and food/beverage are NOT allowed into the event. Spectators will be allowed to bring 1 sealed bottle of water per person, no larger than 1 liter in size. If a patron has special medical dietary restrictions, items will be allowed in reasonable quantities if accompanied by a doctor’s note. You will be asked to present your doctor’s note to security upon entry to the event.
Can I bring an umbrella?
Personal, handheld umbrellas will be allowed into the event. Self-standing umbrellas and tent structures are strictly prohibited due to safety.
Can I bring sunscreen?
Sunscreen will be allowed into the air show and its use is highly recommended.
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 and share them with us on social media.
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 unless they are service animals.
Is there going to be food & drink for purchase at the event?
Various food & non-alcoholic beverage items will be available inside the event site.
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.
Will Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten-Free food options be available for purchase?
Our food & beverage concessionaire makes every effort to ensure menu items are suitable for all guests.
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/vaping allowed in the air show?
NO, remember, we are at an airport and smoking/vaping is not allowed anywhere on the airfield. There will be a designated smoking area just outside of the main gate. Smoking/vaping in the show site will be cause for ejection from the event site and confiscation of vapes, cigarettes and/or lighters.
How do I become a food vendor at the air show?
Please reach out to our Concession Committee Chair, Heather Sumner at 918-758-1015 if you are interested in being a vendor.
Do you recommend ear protection for children?
Ear protection is not required, but is recommended.
How do I request media credentials?
Please contact our Air Show Coordinator, Stephanie Chester, at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 2 weeks prior to the show. Only credentialed media are eligible for media credentials to the event.
What are your preferred hotels?
There are three hotels (Holiday Inn Express and Suites Okmulgee, Best Western Okmulgee, and Days Inn Okmulgee) that are within a few miles of the airport. There are not air show rates, however, and you can find rates at the hotel you choose.
Where is the entrance to the event and how do I get there?
The main entrance of the event is located at 100 W Airport Road, Okmulgee OK, 74447. For more info and directions visit our Parking page.
Where is Parking located?
Please refer to our Parking page.
How much is Parking?
Parking is free. The admission price of $10/car includes parking your vehicle.
Are there shuttles to transport back and forth from the venue and parking lot?
Yes, shuttles will be available to transport attendees to and from the remote parking lots. Walking distance lots will offer shuttles for disabled only.
Can I ride my bicycle to the air show? If so, where can I park?
Yes, you can ride your bicycle to the air show. You will be able to park and lock up your bicycle in all official air show parking lots
Can bicycles be ridden into the air show?
Bicycles are not allowed on air show grounds.
Do you have any special provisions for the disabled?
All public areas of the air show are handicapped accessible.
Will wheelchairs or scooters available for rent at the event?
Wheelchairs and scooters will not be available for rent, but you are more than welcome to bring your own.
Is parking for the disabled available?
Handicap-accessible parking will be available. Please refer to the Parking page. If required, shuttle service will be available to accommodate wheelchairs with service to and from the entrance of the air show.
What is included in the price of admission?
General admission gets you access to the event grounds from 10AM-2PM.
Do I need to bring my own chairs or can I purchase/rent a chair there at the event?
You can bring your own chairs or blankets to sit on during the show.
Do you have senior citizen, military, student or other discounts?
No, it is one fee for all attendees.
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. We will post updates to our website and social media pages if the event is cancelled or delayed.