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Melbourne Air and Space Show

  • Date: 03/30/2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Date:  March 30-31, 2019

Hours: Gates open to the public at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, March 30 and Sunday, March 31. The show will begin at noon each day. Expect a three-hour show.

Location: The show will take place on the south side of the Melbourne International Airport. Public access to the event area will be provided through a temporary gate located southwest of the T-hangers off Harry Sutton Road (west of the S150V gate). 

Parking: 

Blue Lot – Preferred Parking (vacant lot between Harry Sutton Road and Air Terminal Parkway): Access to the parking lot identified as the blue lot will be reserved for spectators who have pre-paid for parking, including handicapped individuals. Motorists will access the lot by way of Harry Sutton Road. The tenant parking area in the northeast corner of the blue lot will remain open and accessible via Air Terminal Parkway for Airport tenants during the event.

Green Lot – General Parking (vacant lot located south of NASA Boulevard and west of Airport Boulevard): Access to the parking lot identified as the green lot will be for spectators who have not prepaid for parking, including handicapped individuals. Motorists will access the lot by way of Airport Boulevard across from the Hilton Rialto. Handicapped parking will be located in the northern section of the green lot.

Yellow Lots – VIP Parking (three vacant lots off of Tower Access Road): Access to the parking lots identified as the yellow lots will be limited to VIP pass holders. VIP pass holders will access the yellow lots via Grumman Place and Tower Access Road, which will be limited to VIP pass holders, persons displaying Melbourne Airport Authority badges, and public safety/emergency personnel.

Event security will be placed at the intersection of Grumman Place and Tower Access Road to prevent unauthorized vehicles from entering the VIP/volunteer parking lots.

Gray Lot – Volunteers (northwest of the air traffic control tower): Volunteers will access the gray lot via Grumman Place and Tower Access Road and must display the appropriate credentials.

Orange Lot – Vendors/Exhibitors (south of NASA Boulevard, east of Harry Sutton Road, adjacent to Kindred Hospital): Vendors/exhibitors will access the orange lot by way of Harry Sutton Road south of NASA Boulevard.

Visit https://airandspaceshow.com/getting-there/ for an interactive parking map and directions to the event.

Applicant Name: Kyle Smith, National Air, Sea, and Space Foundation

Applicant Phone: (320) 699-0470

Applicant E-mail: kyle@air.show

Additional information, including the application and special activity permit, is available from the Office of City Clerk at Melbourne City Hall. Overall Air Show map depicting road closures and parking


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