Saturday, September 29, 2012

Wings Over North Georgia Air Show in flight again today

 Wings Over North Georgia Air Show in flight again today 

Thousands of pairs of eyes will squint into the sunlight as they watch the daring Canadian Forces Snowbirds perform fascinating feats across the sky as the 2012 Wings Over North Georgia Air Show continues today through Sunday.

The Richard B. Russell Regional Airport gates open to the public at 9 a.m. Air show officials are requesting that people park at State Mutual Stadium and take the shuttles provided to the show, which will run continuously throughout the day. Gates to the stadium open at 8:30 a.m. today and Sunday.
Handicap parking is available at the airport for those with handicap hanging tags or license plates. Guests are encouraged to arrive early to avoid heavy traffic.

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds headline the blockbuster lineup that also includes the Black Diamond Jet Demonstration Team, the U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet Demonstration Team, Smoke-n-Thunder Jet Car, John Klatt, Mike Goulian and his Extra 330 sponsored by Goodyear Aviation, and much more.

In order ensure a most enjoyable air show experience, officials encourage everyone to limit their personal carry-in items to only the essentials. The Air Concessions feature a variety of food and beverages for patrons’ enjoyment while on the grounds.

Chairs, blankets and umbrellas are permitted within the general admission seating area, but umbrellas must be a reasonable size and can’t inhibit the view of other attendees.

Temperatures are expected to be warm throughout the entire weekend and guests are encouraged to drink plenty of fluids to keep hydrated and to remember sunscreen. Children and the elderly are particularly susceptible to the sun and should drink plenty of fluids and reapply sunscreen periodically.

The following items are not permitted on the show grounds:
  • All coolers (unless medically required)
  • All food and beverages, open or closed (except baby formula)
  • Backpacks
  • Camelbacks
  • Narcotics and drug paraphernalia
  • Camera bags larger than one cubic foot
  • Roller blades, skates and skateboards
  • Weapons (including, but not limited to knives, firearms, explosives, bio/radiological substances)
  • Bikes
  • No pets allowed through the gate unless they are service animals. No exceptions.

    General admission and premier seating options are now available for the 2012 Wings Over North Georgia air show at
Today's Schedule

8:30 a.m. — Parking and shuttle service starts. General Admission & Handicap Parking: $10 (*State Mutual Stadium)

9 a.m. — Airport gates open

10:45 to 11:15 a.m. — Opening ceremonies

11:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Air show

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Auto show and barbecue classic

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. — Barbecue classic people’s choice tasting center

6:30 p.m. — Airport gates close

7 p.m. — Shuttle service ends


8:30 a.m. — Parking & shuttle service starts

9 a.m. — Airport gates open

10:45 to 11:15 a.m. — Air show opening ceremonies

11:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Air show

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. —  Auto show

5:30 p.m. — Airport gates close

6 p.m. —  Shuttle service ends

*Reserved Permit Parking Only (*Russell Regional Airport)

*Limited Handicap Permit Parking: $10 (*Russell Regional Airport)

*Limited Overflow Parking: $15 (*Russell Regional Airport)

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.