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AIR SHOW INFORMATION
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FLYING PERSONAL AIRCRAFT IN TO SEE THE SHOW
The Scott Air Force Base side of the airfield will be closed for any aircraft flying in that are not part of the airshow. However, Mid-America Airport on the other side of the airfield will allow aicraft to fly in on their side. If you are interested please contact Paul at the Mid-America FBO at (618) 566-5320 to get more details.
 
DATES, TIMES, COST & ADDRESS
Air Show Dates: 15 & 16 September 2012
Air Show Times: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Air Show Flying Times : DOWNLOAD (Updated: 6 Sep 2012)
Shiloh & Belleville Gates: Open at 9:00 AM
Cost: FREE
Parking: FREE

Physical Address for GPS:

101 Heritage Drive
Scott AFB, IL 62225

DIRECTIONS TO SCOTT AFB
Scott AFB is located by Shiloh, Illinois and is approximately 19 miles east of St. Louis

By Auto:
From Interstate 64 take exit 19 towards Shiloh and follow the signs to enter through the Shiloh Gate.

From Illinois Route 161 the base is located between Belleville and Mascoutah where you can enter through the Belleville Gate.

By MetroLink (highly recommended):
You can take the MetroLink train to the Shiloh-Scott station where buses will take you to the airshow area of the base. Normal MetroLink train fees apply.

There will be a MetroLink shuttle bus from the Shiloh-Scott station to the airshow area where the airshow is being held. The cost per person will be $2.00 (Round Trip). The buses will circle between the MetroLink station and the airshow (flightline) area every ten minutes or sooner when needed. All Metro buses are Handicapped accessible.

Important Note: The last MetroLink bus of the day will leave the airshow area 45 minutes after the day's last performance.

Scott AFB, IL Area Map

MetroLink train map

MetroLink train schedules

HANDICAP PARKING
Handicap parking will be available for visitors. If your vehicle is displaying a handicap placard on the rear view mirror, or has handicap license plates, you will be directed to a designated handicap parking location once you arrive on base. Individuals must display a placard to be allowed access.
 
AIRCRAFT WATCHERS AUTOGRAPH SHEET
Our Aircraft Watchers Autograph Sheet contains the aircraft that are open to visitors and even has space for a pilot or crewmember to sign next to their aircraft. This is a great way for kids and adults that are looking to get autographs from crewmembers to get them all on one sheet. The sheet does not contain those aircraft that are not open to the public such as aircraft that are at the show that are here to perform only, or do not have crews available to sign the sheet. Download and print the sheet to take with you to the air show to make sure you don’t miss any of these great aircraft! It's great for kids wanting to get autographs!!
   
 
Updated: 14 Sept 12
 
If you need Adobe Acrobat Reader you can download it from Adobe for free at Adobe
 
FLIGHTLINE MAP DOWNLOAD
TENTATIVE Flightline layout showing where most of the aircraft are located. (Updated: 11 Sept 2012)
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HANGAR-1 MAP DOWNLOAD
TENTATIVE Hangar-1 layout showing where most of the displays are located. (Updated: 11 Sept 2012)
2012 Hangar Displays
     
OFFICIAL AIR SHOW POSTERS
Official Air Show Poster
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Official Air Show Poster
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PROHIBITED ITEMS
  • No pets are allowed at the airshow - PLEASE do not leave your pet in your vehicle.
  • Weapons of any kind including:
    • pocket knives
    • pocket tools
    • scissors
    • box cutters
    • nun chucks
    • billy clubs
    • large, heavy chain-link jewelry or belts
    • mace and pepper spray
  • Firearms of any type
  • Toys that resemble firearms
  • Fireworks 
  • Spray paint and Silly String
  • Glass containers of any kind
  • Alcohol
  • Illegal Drugs 
  • Bicycles
  • Skateboards 
  • Roller Skates or Rollerblades
  • Coolers
  • Ruc sacks, backpacks
NOTE: ALL CARRY-IN ITEMS AND PERSONS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH
 
PERMITTED ITEMS
  • Strollers and wagons for toddlers (personal belongings should not be carried in strollers and wagons)
  • Diaper Bags
  • Lawn chairs
  • Women's purses
  • Handicapped items such as wheelchairs
  • Cameras, video recorders and binoculars (visitors will be required to demonstrate such items are operable)
 
RECOMMENDED ITEMS
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Lawn chairs
  • Ear plugs
  • Sunscreen
  • Cameras
  • Diaper bags
  • Pen for autographs
  • Water bottles
 
SAFETY ITEMS
For the safety of all visitors and aircraft there is NO SMOKING on the flightline.
 
Do not cross the crowd fencing and ropes - this could result in the show being stopped!
 
AIRCRAFT:
  • Do not touch or climb on any aircraft unless you're invited to do so by the aircrew.
  • Remember that trash can be sucked up into the aircraft engines, damaging the aircraft and endangering the pilot's life. Please keep the flightline litter-free by using the trash receptacles provided for your convenience.
  • Trip hazards are everywhere. Watch for tent ropes and aircraft tie-down chains.
  • Observe all signs, including the ones that say "do not touch."
FIRST AID:
  • Drink plenty of fluids, especially if the day is a sunny, warm, summer day.
  • Apply sunscreen often, especially to small children. Temperatures on the flightline typically are higher than normal. Bring a hat to protect the top of your head.
  • Take time out to rest during the day. With the heat and excitement, you could become fatigued.
  • A first aid tent will be set up inside our maintenance building. If you are on the flightline and looking at the air show entrance it is the building to the right. Look for the Red Cross.
LOST AND FOUND:
  • A lost and found/information booth will be set up by the main entrance to report lost children. Announcements will be made over the public address system. Bring found items or report lost items to the lost and found/information tent.
MOTORCYCLES:
All riders operating a motorcycle on base are required to wear required safety gear to include:
  • Helmets
  • Long sleeve shirts
  • Gloves
  • Long pants
  • Face shields
YOUR COOPERATION AND PATIENCE IS APPRECIATED!
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