FAQ

Is each ticket good for one day?
Are credit cards accepted at the gate?
Where should I park?
Is there bicycle parking at the Air Show?
What can I bring to the Air Show?
What is not allowed to be brought into the Air Show?
Can I leave and re-enter the Air Show?
Can you direct me to a place I can stay?
Is smoking allowed at the Air Show?
Is there shade?
What happens if there is inclement weather?
I am a veteran. Do I get in free to the air show?
Can I upgrade my veteran”s free general admission to a reserve seat? Can I upgrade early and/or on-line?
Is there shuttle service to Hillsboro Airport?
What time does the show end?
What age is considered “senior”?
I no longer can volunteer. Who do I contact?

 


Is each ticket good for one day?
Yes, each ticket is only good for ONE day.
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Are credit cards accepted at the gate?
Yes, you can purchase tickets at the gate using a Visa or MasterCard only. ATM machines are also located on the Airport field during Air Show weekend. However, if you are planning to use a credit/debit card, we recommend you purchase your tickets online. Ticket lines can be very long at the gates.
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Where should I park?
Air Show parking is at the Intel Jones Farm parking lot located on NE 25th Avenue and is included in the Air Show ticket price. Additional Parking closest to the Airport is available at the Sunset West Business Park off of 25th Avenue for $5 per vehicle. Other parking is available at the Washington Fairgrounds Parking lot for $5/car. Tri-Met and MAX also make frequent stops at, or around, the Hillsboro Airport. Visit www.tri-met.org to find out more about schedules.

Please remember that the parking lots are PRIVATE or County property and are for Air Show parking only. No “tail-gating”, alcoholic beverages, picnicking, cooking/barbecue grilling, camping or loitering in the parking lot area will be allowed.


Is there bicycle parking at the Air Show?
A partnership with the Washington County Bicycle Transportation Coalition has allowed us to coordinate a dedicated parking area just for bikes during the Saturday and Sunday shows this year. It will be located in the Airport Terminal Building parking lot off Cornell Road near the Solar World Black Gate. This lot is directly across the street from the Washington County Fair Grounds.

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What can I bring to the Air Show?
All bags/carry-in items will be checked by security at the gate.

Necessary items in a small backpack or bag such as medication, baby supplies/food, light clothing/blankets, sunscreen will be allowed.

If you are sitting in general admission, please bring blankets and/or folding chairs as there are no seats provided. Reserve seating provides you with a seat.

Strollers are welcome in the general admission area, box seating area and President’s Chalet area. Strollers are allowed to be parked in designated areas at the back of the reserve seating area.

The Air Show will provide complimentary water in four large water tanks located around the airport grounds as well as bottled water sold at all concession booths. You are allowed to bring EMPTY water bottles into the Air Show with you and fill them with the water from the tanks. If you arrive with a filled water/beverage bottle, you will be asked to empty it before entering the Show.
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What is not allowed to be brought into the Air Show?
The Oregon International Air Show is held on airport property and has strict safety procedures.To ensure your safety, please remember the following items are NOT allowed through the Air Show gates:
ALL types of knives
Leatherman-type multi-tools
Guns or weapons of any kind

Other items not permitted include:
• Tents/Pop-up canopies
• Large Umbrellas
• Bicycles (bike parking is available outside both gates)
• Coolers/large backpacks
• Food and/or beverages – unless medically necessary (baby formula/food is allowed)
• Glass containers of any kind.
• Fireworks
• No pets of any kind are allowed. Only service animals are allowed through the gate. No exceptions.
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Can I leave and re-enter the Air Show?
Yes, but you will need to make sure your hand is stamped prior to leaving. Your ticket will NOT get you back into the Air Show.
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Can you direct me to a place to stay during the weekend?
Please visit our Accommodations page to learn more.
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Is smoking allowed at the Air Show?
Yes but for safety reasons it is in designated areas only. These areas will be clearly identified.
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Is there any shade?
General Admission, Reserved Seating and Box Seat ticket holders will be under open sky. Patrons are encouraged to plan accordingly and bring plenty of sunscreen. The President’s Club Chalet, Private Chalet, Family Garden and Beer Garden ticket holders will have partly covered area and some umbrellas in the seating areas.
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What happens if there is inclement weather?
The Air Show happens rain or shine.  No refunds or exchanges.
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I am a veteran.  Do I get in free to the air show?
Yes, past and active military receive free general admission for Saturday and Sunday. This admission is for the military member only. It does not include the Friday night show since there is no general admission seating.
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Can I upgrade my veteran’s free general admission to a reserve seat? Can I do that early and/or on-line so that I can sit with my family/friends in Reserve Seating?
Yes, you can select “veteran upgrade” for your personal ticket from the drop down menu when you purchase your family”s block of seats. The cost is $10 to upgrade.
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Is there any shuttle service to the Hillsboro Airport from other areas?
Yes. A limited shuttle service is available from the Tri-Met Station at Fair Complex and from Intel/Jones Farm Parking Lot for senior citizens, disabled and families with small children.
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What time does the show end?
The schedule varies each day and is subject to change. Friday Night the show is scheduled to end at approximately 10:30 pm. Saturday and Sunday the show is scheduled to end at approximately 4:30pm. The Air Show recommends that you arrive early enough to account for traffic, detours, road closures and parking which may cause you to miss the show if you do not plan accordingly.
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What age is considered “senior”?
A senior is anyone over the age of 65.
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I no longer can volunteer. Who do I contact?
Please send an email and let her know what assignments you need to change. You may also call the Air Show office at 503-629-0706.
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