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Don't forget to check out our Air Show
Survival Guide for more tips for enjoying your Air Show day!
Q - What time do the gates open?
A - The gates open at 9AM. The show begins at 10AM.
Q - Is there a provision for privately owned aircraft to park?
A - All civilian aircraft would need to coordinate with AVPort at
prior to the show.
Q - What time does the show start?
A - The show begins at 10AM.
Q - Can you bring lawn chairs?
A - Yes. Lawn chairs, camp chairs, and blankets are
allowed. Lounge chairs are not permitted. Please keep in mind that
EVERYTHING is subject to search.
Q - Is there a charge for admission or parking?
A - NO! Admission to the show and parking is absolutely
FREE! There will be a $10 donation collected at the entrance gates to
support Hasbro Children's Hospital but is is
Q - Which day will the USN Blue Angels perform?
A - Both! The Blue Angels will perform their amazing
demonstrations both days (weather permitting).
Q - Is there a provision to park RV's?
A - There is limited parking for RV's, adjacent to the
former Quonset Air Museum Building. This is on a first come-first serve
basis and there is limited rest room access. RV Parking will
begin 25 May at 0800.
Q - Can I park an RV in the parking areas?
A - No.
Q - Is there parking for buses available?
A - Yes.
Q - Will there be a shuttle from the parking areas?
A - Yes. There will be shuttle service to a from the
offsite parking lots all day.
Can I leave and re-enter the Air Show?
A - Yes.
Are coolers permitted?
A - No coolers are not permitted.
Q - Are cameras and video recorders allowed?
A - Yes, you may bring cameras and video recorders into
the show. Keep in mind that EVERYTHING is subject to search.
Q - Can I bring an umbrella?
A - Umbrellas are permitted. Keep in mind that
EVERYTHING is subject to search.
Q - Do you have bleacher seating available?
A - No. We do not have bleacher seating at the show.
Q - Can I get a schedule of events?
A - Click HERE for a
tentative schedule. Keep in mind that this schedule will change constantly
until the day of the show. The final schedule will be available in the
souvenir program at all of the gates and throughout the show line.
Q - What is a static display?
A - A static display is an aircraft that is on display
inside the spectator area. It is not an aircraft that will perform in the
show but it will be available to view and take pictures.
Q - Is there shade?
A - There are areas of shade available throughout the
flight line. Take a walk through one of our larger static displays to get a
break from the sun.
Q - Are pets allowed?
A - Sorry, there are no pets allowed except for service
animals (seeing eye dogs, etc.)
Q - How do I obtain information about becoming a sponsor?
A - There are many sponsorship opportunities. You can contact us directly to learn about becoming a show
Q - Can a company buy VIP tickets without being a sponsor?
A - No. A company must be a contributor to be able to
potentially gain access to the VIP chalet tickets. Contact
us to learn about becoming a show sponsor.
Q - How does a vendor receive permission to sell food/wares?
A - All requests for information on becoming a vendor or
providing services should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Q - Will the show be televised?
A - Currently there are no plans for the show to be
recorded to be shown at a later date. The show will not be broadcast live.
Q - How do I get a media pass for the show?
A - Contact the State Public Affairs Office
Q - What happens if it rains?
A - In the event of rain some flying demonstrations may
be delayed or postponed, however, unless the weather poses serious threat
to the safety of the visitors and participants, the show will proceed as
scheduled with some modifications.
Q - Where can I stay overnight?
A - There are numerous motels and hotels available in
the local area. It is suggested that visitors make reservations as early as
possible. A good resource for finding lodging in the local area is http://hotel-guides.us/rhode-island/ri-hotels.html
Q - Can I bring food?
A - Food can be brought into the show, however, it
cannot be carried in a cooler and all bags are subject to search.
A list of approved items includes:
Small purses or fanny packs
Cameras and/or camcorders with "small" camera
Small lawn chairs or camp chairs (no lounge chairs)
Wheelchairs, canes, guide/working dogs to assist
Water in unopened clear plastic bottles only (all other
liquids are prohibited)