Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I park? Please park at the Derby Downs lot. Use the address of 1170 George Washington Blvd Akron OH to find this lot. The parking is FREE and we offer a FREE shuttle right to the main gate. Parking anywhere else is at your own risk of being towed and could be a VERY long walk to the front gate. 

Handicapped parking only is available at the main gate (1800 Triplett Blvd).

I am traveling to get to the show, where should I stay? Please stay at our preferred hotel. The 2019 preferred hotel is the Cambria Suites located in Green. Contact the hotel at 330-899-1990 for drastic savings

What is the entrance fee? Adults=$15, Children 6-12yrs.=$5,

5yrs and under=FREE.

Unlike most airshows that charge high admissions, we try to keep it family friendly. We pride ourselves in selecting quality attractions that we are able to provide with help from our generous sponsors. 

Can I bring Food and drinks? If you must as we have plenty of grass to set up a picnic area. With that said we do ask that you visit our many locally owned food vendors. They are here sponsoring the show and we encourage you to try their variety of food selections.

Can I bring my own chairs? Yes, we encourage you to bring your own chairs and blankets since our selection is limited and on a first come first served basis. We ask that you respect the view of others in setting up your chairs and do not bring tents larger than 10x10 feet.

Are pets allowed? No, pets are not allowed, however service animals are welcome.

What items are prohibited? Weapons of any kind, cooking devices, open flame sources, alcohol, pets, drones, and any illegal items.

Can I fly my drone or R/C aircraft? For the safety of all of our spectators drones and R/C aircraft are strictly prohibited. Please leave the flying to the experts that we have vetted through our rigorous safety program.

Is smoking allowed? Due to the various restrictions around fuel vents and displays smoking is PROHIBITED in the event area.


How can I help or sponsor part of the show? The majority of the event is paid for by generous sponsors. If you would like to advertise in our show-book, sponsor part of the show, or donate to Inspire Aviation. Please contact us below. 

234-206-0545 for recorded info

Aug. 15-16 2020

Saturday  10am-5pm

Sunday  10am-5pm

Last Shuttle bus leaves at 5:15pm

Akron-Fulton Airport 
1170 George Washington Blvd, Akron, OH 44306
Handicap parking at 1800 Triplett Blvd


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