I love hearing the sound of the aircraft overhead, walking through various amazing aircraft on the ground, and watching my children’s amazement and joy while sitting in a huge helicopter!
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Offutt Air Show Schedule
This FREE event will be held August 11 & 12, 2018. Gates open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Each day includes Static Display Viewing, USAF Raptor Band performances, and a Military Working Dog Demo.
Click here for Schedule and Order of Flying Acts (Flying Acts beginning around Noon until 4 p.m. (approximately)).
Highlights at the Offutt Air Show
Visitors can walk through awesome Static Displays like the EA-18 Growler and some of the Fightin’ Fifty-Fifth’s fleet and many more, and visit with Airforce personnel.
Enjoy amazing Aerial Demonstrations each day from 12 – 4 p.m. (approx) including Rifle Airshows, Gregory W Colyer/Ace Maker Airshows, and the U.S. Air Force F-35 Heritage Flight Team. The headliners this year are the F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II demo teams!
UPDATE: Additionally, the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber will appear as a flying display both days!
Additionally, visit with several Exhibitors (click on Exhibitors tab).
Offutt Air Show Parking
Visitors are strongly encouraged to use the FREE & convenient shuttle services that are available in various locations in Bellevue (click on ‘Off Base Parking and Shuttle info’) including:
- Southroads Mall
- Bellevue East High School
- Bellevue West High School
- Bellevue University
- & more
** Be aware of security restrictions/prohibited items prior to boarding bus. Nothing can remain on buses and patrons are subject to search upon entering installation.**
Please be patient, as there can be long lines during peak hours or at the conclusion of the day’s events.
There also is limited parking available at the base (Click on ‘On Base Parking’). Be prepared to walk a bit to the gate, or ride a shuttle which is also available from the parking areas to the gates starting at 10 a.m. Limited Handicapped parking will be available close to Air Show ramp entrance (follow signs).
The security requirements in place at the Air Show are for our safety. All individuals and vehicles entering the base are subject to search. Please be patient as it might take a little longer during peak hours. You may leave and re-enter as needed, but you will have to go through the security checkpoint again.
No Coolers, Backpacks (including camelbak water sources), tote bags, large camera bags, large purses, weapons, Unmanned Aerial Systems, or Scissors.
Pets are NOT allowed on the Air Show grounds and cannot be left in vehicles in any of the Air Show parking lots. The heat generated from the cement tarmac is unsuitable for pets. Please plan accordingly.
This is subject to change. Please refer to this page for up-to-date Security information (click on Security Rules).
What To Bring
Visitors can bring transparent water bottles and Chairs (may carry them in the case they come in but will be asked to take it out for inspection upon entry).
Good walking shoes are recommended. For little ones, many people have also brought headphones since it can be loud.
Small purses and Diaper/Breast Feeding Bags are allowed, but are subject to approval and search by gate security. [Backpacks or other large bags and coolers of any size are NOT allowed.]
With typical August weather, it can feel very hot on the tarmac. Remember sunscreen, hat or sunglasses for you and your kids, and personal umbrellas.
Food and souvenirs are available for purchase at many Vendors (click on Food).
See answers to more Frequently Asked Questions here.
Looking forward to another Amazing Air Show!