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ACCOMMODATION

RW Events & Marketing
Website: www.rwevents.net
Email: randy@rwevents.net

Visit Geelong & The Bellarine
Click here to go to the website

Melbourne Tourism
Click here to go to the website
AIRCRAFT
A list of aircraft attending the event will be on our website as they are confirmed.
AIRCRAFT FLY-IN
Private light aircraft may fly directly into the Airshow.
AIRLINES
The following airline operate out of Avalon Airport
Jetstar: www.jetstar.com
AIRSHOW EXPRESS - V/LINE

V/Line ticket to Avalon during the Airshow will be available for purchase through V/Line. You will be able to pre-purchase your rail ticket as we get closer to the event.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT – TRAIN
Public Transport Victoria / V/Line will be running additional services to help customers get to and from the Avalon Airshow 2019.

Trains will run from Southern Cross Station and Geelong Station to Lara Station.

A shuttle bus will transport customers from Lara Station directly to the Airshow site.

You can purchase an integrated ticket which will provide you with return travel, to and from the Airshow site (please note this ticket does not include entry to the Airshow).

AIRSHOW TICKETS

Tickets now on sale via Ticketmaster

General Admission

  • Adult: $68.00
  • Child (5-14 years of age): $32.00
  • Children (under 5): Free
  • Family Ticket (2A + 4C): $140.00
  • Concession / Student: $55.00 (refer to "Concessions")
  • Senior cards are not accepted

 

Gold Pass

  • 1 Day Pass: $200.00
  • 2 Day Pass: $375.00
  • 3 Day Pass: $520.00

 

Gold Pass benefits:

  • Reserved grandstand seating
  • Private Gold Pass enclosure and facilities
  • Food outlets, bar and alfresco dining available
  • Souvenir Program
  • Gold Pass Cap
  • Gold Pass holders have access to Airshow site from 9.00am on Friday 1 March
  • Gold Pass holders have access to Expo from 9.00am on Friday 1 March (Gold Pass holders under 16 years of age cannot enter the Expo pavilion until 2.00pm).

 

Group Bookings now on sale

Group prices apply only for advance purchases of 10 or more tickets of the one type, e.g.: 10 adults, 10 one day gold pass etc.

TICKET FEES:
$4.95 per order transaction:
Advanced tickets can only be purchased through Ticketmaster and will attract a $4.95 per order handling fee (This fee applies to tickets purchased via phone, internet, and Ticketmaster outlets).

ALCOHOL
No alcohol can be brought onto the Airshow site.
ANIMALS

Animals and birds will not be admitted to the Event site or carparks except guide dogs being used by blind, deaf or otherwise disabled persons.

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BABY CARE FACILITIES
A nursing parents and baby care area will be available onsite.
BANK ONSITE
Automatic Teller Machines (ATM's) will be available onsite.
BICYCLES
Bicycles, scooters, golf carts and items of personal conveyance (other than wheelchairs and motorised scooters for use by disabled persons) are not permitted on the Airshow site.
BUS
There is not a direct bus to the Avalon Airport site. Patrons can utilise the Sky Bus Service from Southern Cross Station to the Avalon Airport Jetstar Terminal. A free shuttle bus runs from the Jetstar Terminal at Avalon to the Airshow Main Entrance. Further information on Sky Buses and the timetable is available www.skybus.com.au

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CAFES
A variety of food outlets will be available throughout the Airshow site.
CAMERAS & VIDEO
Cameras & video equipment are allowed onsite.
CAMP SITE
  • No Powered sites available.
  • The Campsite is open to Volunteers f rom Friday 22 February until Monday 4 March
  • The Campsite is open to the General Public from Thursday 28 February until Monday 4 March
  • Cost $30.00 per person per day
  • The Campsite is in Lara and is approximately 7km to Airshow site.
  • No generators are permitted to be used at the Campsite.
  • Camping regulations apply.
  • A free shuttle bus service runs on a regular basis from the campsite to the Airshow site.
  • The campsite is equipped with showers and toilets.
  • All enquiries and bookings are to be made via this website.
CAR PARKING
A car parking fee will apply per car per day on Friday 1 March, Saturday 2 March and Sunday 3 March 2019.
CAR HIRE
The Official Supplier of Car Hire
Budget Car and Truck Rentals
Email: geelong@budgetvic.com.au
Phone: 03 5222 4588
CHAIRS
Patrons are permitted to bring chairs onto the Airshow site.
CONSESSIONS
Concessions apply to Pension Card Holders, HCC and Student Cards only.
(Senior Cards are not accepted)
COMPANION CARD
Companion cards are accepted at the Avalon Airshow. If a companion card ticket is required, then the companion card must be presented or quoted at the time of the booking. The companion card needs to be carried when attending the event.

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DISABLED
  • Disabled facilities are available onsite and within the Gold Pass enclosure.
  • Event specific disabled car passes are not required.
  • Car park attendants will direct disabled patrons to the closest car park bays to entry gates.
  • Disabled Car Parking for accredited state disabled permit pass holders only.
  • Disabled patrons DO NOT receive a discount on General Admission or Gold Pass tickets.
  • Holders of a Companion Card receive a complimentary ticket.

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EDUCATION

Secondary schools are invited to register for the “STUDENT INFORMATION FORUM” held onsite at the Airshow. For more information click here

Educators are invited to register for the “PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FORUM” held onsite at the Airshow.  For more information click here
EXHIBITION HALLS
  • An extensive exhibition of aviation, defence & aerospace products.
  • 664 exhibitors from 25 countries at 2017 Australian International Air Show.
  • Expo open: Tuesday 26 February to Sunday 3 March from 9.00am-5.00pm (Tuesday – Sunday).
  • Expo open to industry professionals and trade visitors only Tuesday 26 February to Friday 1 March 2.00pm.
  • Expo open to the general public Friday 1 March 2.00pm – 5.00pm
  • Expo open to the general public Saturday 2 March & Sunday 3 March 9.00am – 5.00pm
  • Gold Pass holders Friday 1 March can enter from 9.00am – 5.00pm (Gold Pass holders under 16 years of age cannot enter the Expo pavilion until 2.00pm).
  • Expo is NOT open for the Night Alight Show on Friday 13 March. Expo closes at 5.00 pm.

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FIRST AID
First Aid will be provided on site by St Johns Ambulance.
FLYING DISPLAY
Our flying display will feature commercial, military, recreational and sporting aircraft from around the world. Flying display schedule will be available on the website early in January 2019.
FLYING DISPLAY TIMES
  • Friday 1 March - 3pm to 9.30pm approximately
  • Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 March - Flying displays 10.00am - 4.30pm approximately
FOOD & DRINK
A variety of food outlets will be available throughout the Airshow site. Bringing your own food and non-alcoholic beverages is permitted.

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GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS

Tickets now on sale via Ticketmaster

General Admission ticket prices are per person (or family) per day. Multiple tickets need to be purchased to attend on two or more days of the event.

General Admission Ticket Prices:

  • Adult (15 years and over): $68.00
  • Child (5-14 years): $32.00
  • Children (under 5 years): FREE
  • Family Ticket (2A + 4C): $140.00
  • Concession / Student *: $55.00
  • Senior cards are not accepted

*Health Care Cards / Pension Cards / Student Cards only accepted.

GOLD PASS

Tickets now on sale via Ticketmaster

  • 1 Day Pass: $200.00
  • 2 Day Pass: $375.00
  • 3 Day Pass: $520.00


Gold Pass Benefits
:

  • Reserved grandstand seating
  • Private Gold Pass enclosure and facilities
  • Food outlets, bar and alfresco dining available
  • Souvenir Program
  • Gold Pass Cap
  • Gold Pass holders have access to Airshow site from 9.00 am on Friday 1 March
  • Gold Pass holders have access to Expo from 9.00 am on Friday 1 March (Gold Pass holders under 16 years of age cannot enter the Expo pavilion until 2.00 pm).


Roof on Gold Pass Grandstands

  • Hats and sunscreen are recommended as grandstands ARE NOT undercover


Note
:

  • Smoking is not permitted in the grandstands; a designated area is provided for smokers.
  • No open umbrellas allowed in the grandstands. 
  • Alcohol cannot be consumed in the grandstands.

TICKET FEES:
$4.95 per order transaction:
Advanced tickets can only be purchased through Ticketmaster and will attract a $4.95 per order handling fee (This fee applies to tickets purchased via phone, internet, and Ticketmaster outlets).
GOLF BUGGIES
  • Golf buggy hire is available to Exhibiting Companies
  • Patrons are not permitted to bring their own.
GROUP BOOKINGS

Group prices apply only for advance purchases of 10 or more tickets of the one type eg: 10 adults, 10 one day gold pass etc.

TICKET FEES:
$4.95 per order transaction:
Advanced tickets can only be purchased through Ticketmaster and will attract a $4.95 per order handling fee (This fee applies to tickets purchased via phone, internet, and Ticketmaster outlets).
GULL BUS
Tullamarine Airport-Geelong Transfer
P: 03 5222 4966
F: 03 5222 4956
www.gull.com.au

H

HOURS

Airshow Site Access

GATE B

CONTRACTORS

  • Gates open 7.00am – 6.00pm (Tuesday 26 February)
  • Gates open 7.00am – 6.00pm  (Wednesday 27 – Thursday 28 February)
  • Gates open 7.00am – 9.30pm (Friday 1 March)
  • Gates open 7.00am – 6.00pm (Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 March)


MAIN ENTRANCE

EXHIBITORS

  • Gates open 7.00am – 6.00pm (Tuesday 26 February)
  • Gates open 7.00am – 6.00pm  (Wednesday 27 – Thursday 28 February)
  • Gates open 7.00am – 9.30pm (Friday 1 March)
  • Gates open 7.00am – 6.00pm (Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 March)


TRADE VISITORS:

  • Gates open 9.00am – 5.00pm (Tuesday 26 – Thursday 28 February)
  • Gates open 9.00am – 2.00pm (Friday 1 March)


GENERAL PUBLIC:

  • Gates open 2.00pm – 10.00pm (Friday 1 March)
  • Gates open 9.00am – 10.00pm (Friday 1 March) Gold Pass Only
  • Gates open 8.00am – 6.00pm (Saturday 2 – Sunday 3 March)

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INFORMATION
For additional event enquiries please email airshow@amda.com.au
INFORMATION ONSITE
Public information booths are at key locations on site. They will operate from Tuesday 26 February through to Sunday 3 March.

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JOY FLIGHTS
Helicopter flights are available at the show. Further information will be available on the website shortly.

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LOCATION
  • Avalon Airport located 52 kms from Melbourne CBD.
  • Avalon Airport located 69 kms from Tullamarine Airport.
  • Avalon Airport located 19 kms from Geelong.
LOCKERS
Not available on site.
LOST PROPERTY
All lost property during the Airshow will be handed to the Police base onsite.

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MERCHANDISE

The Airshow has appointed Special Event Merchandising as its Official Merchandisers
T: 03 9555 6821
Website: www.specialevent.com.au

MOBILE PHONES
  • Mobile phones are permitted on site.
  • Reception is not always clear. Limited service on the public days due to high volume of users.

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NIGHT ALIGHT
  • Friday 1 March
  • Gates open from:
    - General Public : 2.00pm to 10:00pm
    - Gold Pass Ticket Holders: 9.00am to 10.00pm
  • Flying display from 3.00 pm - 9:30 pm approximately
  • Individual Acts NOT confirmed

NB:  The Expo Halls are NOT open after 5.00 pm

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PARKING
  • Parking Fee applies on the Friday 1 March, Saturday 2 March and Sunday 3 March
  • Parking Fee applies per vehicle and is paid on arrival
  • Plenty of parking is available
  • Gold Pass ticket holders have complimentary access to public parking
  • Disabled patrons will be directed to car parks located as close as possible to entry gates.
    Disabled Car Parking is available for accredited state disabled permit pass holders only.
PASS OUTS
Pass Outs will be available and valid for the same day ONLY.
PENSIONER CARD HOLDER
Concession rates available to Pension Card Holders.
PETS
Pets are not permitted on the Airshow site.
PHOTOGRAPHERS PASS
Not available for this event.
PUBLIC DAYS

Friday 1 March - Night Alight
Night show spectacular
Gates open from 2.00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flying display from 3.00 pm - 9:30 pm approximately
Ground exhibits from 2.00 pm
Individual Acts NOT confirmed
NB:  The Expo Halls are NOT open after 5.00 pm

Saturday 2 March
Gates open from 8.00 am - 6.00 pm
Flying displays 10.00 am - 4.30 pm

Sunday 3 March
Gates open from 8.00 am - 6.00 pm
Flying displays 10.00 am - 4.30 pm
PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Train services to Lara Station will be available where a shuttle bus service will take visitors to the main entrance of the Airshow site.

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REFUNDS
No refund or exchange will be made if tickets or passes are not used either in full or in part.

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SENIOR CITIZENS
Rest facilities are available on site.
SENIORS CARD HOLDERS
  • Seniors Card holders do not qualify for a concession ticket.
  • Concession tickets are only available with a Pension Card.
SHUTTLE BUS
  • A public transport shuttle bus service is available from the Lara Train station to the Airshow site. If you hold a shuttle bus/train ticket (integrated ticket), the bus service is included, and if you do not then a fee will be applicable.
  • The Airshow shuttle bus service will operate from the campsite to the Airshow site for campers and is free.
  • The Airshow shuttle bus service is free from Avalon East to the Airshow.
  • The Airshow shuttle bus service is free from Avalon Terminal to the Airshow.
STUDENTS
Concessions apply to Student Cards upon presentation of a valid student card.

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TAXIS
A taxi ramp is available at the Avalon Airport Terminal; Airshow shuttle bus’s will transport passengers to the terminal.
TICKET COLLECTION
Ticketmaster onsite at the main entrance.
TICKETS

Tickets now on sale via Ticketmaster

  • Ticketmaster is the sole ticketing agent for AIRSHOW 2019.
  • It is advisable that Gold Pass tickets be pre-purchased from Ticketmaster as tickets are limited. They can be purchased onsite if available.
  • General Admission tickets are available in advance from Ticketmaster and will also be available at the gate.
  • Group bookings are only available if pre-purchased through Ticketmaster.
  • Advanced tickets can only be purchased through Ticketmaster and will attract a $4.95 per order handling fee Ticketmaster onsite will accept the following cards: Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club, American express, EFTPOS.
TIMES
- GATE HOURS

Airshow Site Access

GATE B

CONTRACTORS

  • Gates open 7.00am – 6.00pm (Tuesday 26 February)
  • Gates open 7.00am – 6.00pm  (Wednesday 27 – Thursday 28 February)
  • Gates open 7.00am – 9.30pm (Friday 1 March)
  • Gates open 7.00am – 6.00pm (Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 March)


MAIN ENTRANCE

EXHIBITORS

  • Gates open 7.00am – 6.00pm (Tuesday 26 February)
  • Gates open 7.00am – 6.00pm  (Wednesday 27 – Thursday 28 February)
  • Gates open 7.00am – 9.30pm (Friday 1 March)
  • Gates open 7.00am – 6.00pm (Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 March)


TRADE VISITORS:

  • Gates open 9.00am – 5.00pm (Tuesday 26 – Thursday 28 February)
  • Gates open 9.00am – 2.00pm (Friday 1 March)


GENERAL PUBLIC:

  • Gates open 2.00pm – 10.00pm (Friday 1 March)
  • Gates open 9.00am – 10.00pm (Friday 1 March) Gold Pass Only
  • Gates open 8.00am – 6.00pm (Saturday 2 – Sunday 3 March)
TRADE DAYS
Tuesday 26 February to Friday 1 March 2.00pm are Trade Days and are strictly reserved for accredited industry visitors over 16 years of age.
TRANSPORT
  • Trains – Contact V/Line for further information on scheduled timetables, this Information is not available at this time
  • The official supplier for the Airshow car hire is Budget Rentals Geelong
  • Free shuttle bus service from Avalon terminal to Airshow bus terminal.
  • A public transport shuttle bus service is available from the Lara train station to the Airshow site. If you hold a shuttle bus/train ticket (integrated ticket), the bus service is included, if you do not then a fee will be applicable.
  • The Airshow shuttle bus service will operate from the campsite to the Airshow site for campers and is free.
  • The Airshow shuttle bus service is free from Avalon East to the Airshow.
  • The Airshow shuttle bus service is free from Avalon Terminal to Airshow.
  • Tullamarine Airport to the Airshow requires a bus to Melbourne Southern Cross Station (www.skybus.com.au) and then a train to Lara Station on the Geelong Line.