Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Oahu – Marine Corps Base Hawaii celebrates the Marine Aviation Centennial with the 2012 Kaneohe Bay Airshow, featuring the Blue Angels, on September 29-30. The airshow is open to the public and general admission and parking are free.
In addition to a thrilling performance by the Blue Angels, the action in the air includes a number of military demonstrations and civilian aerobatic displays. Witness gravity-defying maneuvers by the BO-105 helicopter, a 1946 Aeronca Champ, F/A-18 Hornets and more. Activity on the ground includes military static displays, a broad array of aircraft, a flash fire jet truck race, Xtreme Fun children’s carnival rides and Taste of Oahu food booths.
Gates open daily at 9:00 a.m., and patrons are encouraged to carpool and arrive early. For those who wish to upgrade their viewing experience, premium seating is available in a variety of levels.
Grandstand seating allows spectators to rise above the crowd for a clear view of the aerobatic action, perfect for small groups, families or individuals looking for a secure seat throughout the day. Box seats located along the flight line allow for a show center viewing of all performances. Box seats may be purchased individually or as a group.
Marine Corps Community Services’ private, shaded chalets provide the ultimate one-of-a-kind airshow experience. The Flight Deck Chalet includes unobstructed, shaded VIP runway seating; unlimited bottled water; safety ear plugs; and an official air show program.
The Devil Dog Chalet includes unobstructed, shaded VIP runway seating; picnic buffet BBQ lunch; afternoon snack; unlimited non-alcoholic beverages; safety ear plugs; preferred parking; and an official air show program.
The Top Brass Chalet includes unobstructed, shaded VIP runway seating; wholesome breakfast; island-inspired lunch buffet; an afternoon snack; unlimited beverages; safety ear plugs; preferred parking; an official air show hat; and an official air show program.
Tickets are available online at www.kaneohebayairshow.com and all military ticket outlets. For more information, please call Information, Tickets & Tours at (808) 254-7563 or (808) 477-5143.