October 3-4, 2015

Rome, Georgia
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Air Show Info & FAQ

WONG_Logo_Work_5If after reviewing the information below, you have additional questions, please contact us directly at (706) 291-0030 for assistance.

Allowed Articles & Items

  • Small Coolers (medical purposes only)
  • Camelbacks (hydration units)
  • Fanny Packs
  • Small Backpacks (smaller than 1 cubic foot)
  • Purses
  • Camera Bags (smaller than 1 cubic foot)
  • Diaper Bags
  • Portable Lawn Chairs
  • Collapsible Strollers
  • Umbrellas
  • Handicap Authorized Scooters Only

Prohibited Articles & Items

  • All Coolers (hard or soft, unless medically required)
  • All Food & Beverages, open or closed (except baby formula)
  • Narcotics and Drug Paraphernalia
  • Backpacks (larger than 1 cubic foot)
  • Camera Bags (larger than 1 cubic foot)
  • Roller Blades, Skates, Skateboards
  • Personal Shade Tents
  • Bikes, Golf Carts, ATV’s
  • Weapons (including, but not limited to knives, firearms, explosives, bio/radiological substances)
  • Pets (service animals are admitted with hosts)

Q: Where is the Air Show & BBQ Classic located?

A: The Wings Over North Georgia air show headling the USAF Thunderbirds will be held on October 18-19, 2014 at the Russell Regional Airport, located at 304 Russell Field Road, Rome, Georgia 30165.

Q: What about Hotels in the local area?

A: There are numerous hotels in the Rome area to choose from in all price ranges. Click here to see a list of some local links for lodging options.

Q: Where can I Park?

A: “Advance” Premium Airport Parking is available for $15 per car. Day of show airport parking if avaiable for $20 per car.  Public parking location and shuttle bus services (rountrip) will be available at remote parking locations that will be announced soon!  DUE TO FAA REGULATIONS & SECURITY THERE WILL BE NO TAILGATING IN THE AIRPORT PARKING AREAS!

Q: Will there be Handicap Parking?

A: Yes. Designated Handicap Parking areas are available at the airport and Rome-Braves stadium parking locations only. Only authorized handicap vehicles will be allowed to park in these reserved locations.

Q: Will there be handicap transportation services to/from the airport parking and shuttle bus drop-off locations?

A: Yes. We have limited golf cart limo services for the handicap guests to/from the airport designated drop-off locations only.

Q: How can I purchase tickets?

A: Click here or press the Buy Tickets button above to purchase tickets. Advance tickets are currently available online at discounted prices. Beginning August 1, you may also purchase tickets at the Wings Over North Georgia airport office Tue – Fri from 10am – 3pm. Tickets will be available during the air show at the ticket booths (Cash, MC, Visa, Discover & AMEX cards are accepted). Please Note: Discounted ticket prices are available through the online ticketing services only.

Q: Where can I find information regarding the Smoke-n-Thunder BBQ Classic competition?

A: Click here for the latest KCBS sanctioned Smoke-n-Thunder BBQ Classic information, competitor and judge applications.

Q: Where can I find information regarding the General Aviation Fly-In opportunity?

A: Click here for the latest General Aviation Fly-In information. General Aviation Fly-In information and reservations can be made by contacting the Russell Regional Airport office (KRMG) at (706) 295-0628 or Mr. Travis Reynolds, Air Show-RAMPCO with your request to fly into KRMG prior to the air show weekend (Oct 17-19, 2014). Travis can be reached via email: airtrav2@yahoo.com. Travis and his team will be the air show primary RAMPCO scheduler & directing all aircraft parking needs.  Services will be available to include: Jet-A; 100LL, Oils, Diesel, Mo-Gas, etc.

Q: Are there any special activities for the Kids?

A: Yes! We have a professional Kid’s Zone attraction located at the air show entry to include: flight simulators, inflatables, bungee jumps, climbing wall along with numerous other kid-friendly activities on the property.  This is a separate fee for these attarctions.  Kids individual tickets or daily armband (estimated $12-15 each) pass can be purchased on-site!

Q: Where can I find a Schedule of Events?

A: The weekend activities & air show schedule is posted here.  The schedule is subject to change based on the latest show activities, performers and weather.

Q: Are Tickets Refundable?

A: All tickets sales are final. There are no rain checks or refunds.  If weather becomes an issue, there are three flying profiles we use to get the show completed as scheduled: High Show, Medium Show and Flat Show.  There are no air show rain dates!  The BBQ Classic competition goes forward rain or shine.

Q: What if it Rains?

A: The air show weekend & BBQ Classic will take place rain or shine. There is a flat, medium and high air show performance option available based on cloud deck, ceilings & any rain conditions.  The BBQ Classic competition goes forward rain or shine.

Q: Are Pets Allowed?

A: Pets are NOT allowed within the air show venue ground (Service Animals are admitted with hosts).  Authorized camping guests are allowed pets only in their assigned/authorized camping location/spot. Our camping guest must maitain total controls over all pets in the camping areas.

Q: Will there be ATM’s on site?

A: Yes. We will have numerous ATM’s located throughout the air show grounds. Please Note: Most vendor sales are cash transactions only.

Q: Will there be Food and Beverages available for purchase at the show?

A: Yes. A huge variety of international food and beverage choices available for purchase throughout the normal show hours.  Please Note: Most vendor sales are cash transactions only!

Q: Will there be Drinking Water available at the air show?

A: Yes. In addition to bottled water for purchase, there will be access to public drinking water at the Floyd County EMS/First-Aid Stations, free of charge.

Q: Will there be Public Restrooms available?

A: Yes. Public Restrooms (including handicap-accessible) and Wash-Stations will be available throughout the air show grounds.

Q: Will Smoking Allowed?

A: Yes. Smoking will only be allowed in disignated areas.

Q: How can a Non-Profit Group volunteer to help at the air show?

A: Please review the Volunteer page and fill out a volunteer request on-line.

Q: How do I request to be a Vendor or Exhibitor?

A: Please review the Vendors/Exhibitors page and fill out a request on-line.

Q: How do I learn more about Sponsorship opportunities?

A: Please review the Sponsorship page and fill out a request on-line.

Q: Can I take pictures at the air show?

A: YES/Absolutely. Cameras are highly suggested to record your family air show experience. For those photographer buffs, you may want to choose the Photo Center Ticket (advance on-line only).

Q: How can I receive updates about performers, tickets and air show news?

A: Receive updates and the latest information by joining our mailing list on the official web site at the bottom of each page. You can also keep up with current information by liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter & Pinterest.