SAN DIEGO — The Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show, the world's largest, three-day aviation event kicked off Friday, after a three-year hiatus.
Visitors from around the world came to see the show at MCAS Miramar. From tanks to planes, there's also plenty to explore on the ground this weekend.
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A headline list of the U.S. Military's most elite aircraft will take to the skies, performing for San Diego's biggest aviation fans.
“It’s been almost three years since MCAS Miramar was able to open its doors to our neighbors and share in our love of aviation, and I am extremely excited to be able to do so once again,” said commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Col. Thomas M. Bedell. "We are proud to call America’s Finest City home and bring back one of the world’s most anticipated aviation exhibitions."
What you'll see
- Marine Corps’ F-35B demonstration
- The unique Marine Air-Ground Task Force demonstration
- The Air Force’s F-22 Raptor demonstration team
- Aaron Fitzgerald flying the Red Bull Helicopter
- 5G Technology Expo and much more
This year's theme
“Marines: Fight, Evolve, Win” and MCAS Miramar said "It is a direct reflection of the Commandant of the Marine Corps Force Design 2030 program and the technical innovations the service is undertaking to remain the 21st century’s force in readiness."
Admission, parking and blanket seating are free!
Preferred area seating is also available starting with seats in the Grandstands.
Grandstands (Box Office)
- Friday Adult: $19
- Saturday Adult: $25
- Sunday Adult: $19
- Friday Child (3-9): $13
- Saturday Child (3-9): $15
- Sunday Child (3-9): $13
You can save a few dollars on preferred seating by buying online here.
Military families can get a discount at the box office on Fridays only, or by calling (858) 307-4126.
The Miramar Air Show returns Sep. 23-Sep. 25.
Gates open at 8:00 a.m. each day with the show wrapping up at around 4:15 p.m. according to MCAS Miramar. You can find the full show schedule here.
Parking is free. Enter the station gates and you’ll be directed to the parking lot. Shuttles are available from all lots.
What can I bring?
For a full list of prohibited items and for more information, click here.
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