Like most big events,
the Kansas City Air Show has a number of attractions and features on the ground that make it
an entertaining way to spend the day — but the real attraction is, of course, the
In the past, the Kansas City Air Show has featured a wide variety of
flying entertainment, including thunderous appearances by the
US Navy Blue
Angels and the US Air Force Thunderbirds,
along with mock dog fights between planes, and aerobatic stunt
men with highly modified planes capable of stunning maneuvers.
There have also been some air entertainment acts that are
a little more unconventional. Past shows, for instance, have featured an elite parachute
team from the United States Army, as well as some flightless jet
powered vehicles. Paul Strender, a former racing mechanic, put
together a jet powered port-o-potty and a jet powered
City Air Show tickets and parking info
Tickets to the Kansas City Air Show traditionally range from $15 to $40. It's usually much cheaper if you purchase tickets early rather than on show days
at the gate. Kids 15 years of age or younger are typically admitted
free if accompanied by an adult.
at the air show grounds is also quite limited, so air show organizers encourage
people to take advantage of park and ride shuttle bus transit services, which
deliver people directly to the front gates. Air show North buses pick-up and return to Briarcliff Village. South buses pick up at Union Station and at designated stops on Grand Blvd.
about the Kanas City Air Show around the Web:
City Aviation Expo
- The official Facebook site with the complete schedule of performances, map & directions,
parking & shuttle bus information, online ticket purchase, FAQ.