EVENT INFORMATION

Location:
Chennault International Airport,
Lake Charles, Louisiana

 

View our FEATURED PERFORMERS.

All performances, demonstrations, and/or flyovers are currently scheduled to appear but are subject to change and/or cancellation without notice.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

2017 Airshow Dates and Gate Times: 

Friday, April 28
Showtime 5:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 29
Gates open at 9:00 a.m.
Showtime 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

and Sunday, April 30
Gates open at 9:00 a.m.
Showtime 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Performer times: TBA

MAKE SURE TO SEE YOUR FAVORITE PERFORMER AT THE AUTOGRAPH TENT AFTER THEIR PERFORMANCE!

All performances, demonstrations and/or flyovers are currently scheduled to appear but are subject to change and/or cancellation without notice.

Attendance information:

  • The Airshow is an outdoor event with a lot of walking. Be sure to bring comfortable shoes, chairs, a hat, and sunscreen. Refreshments will be available for purchase at the Airshow site.
  • Airshow activity can be very loud. Earplugs or other ear protection is recommended, especially for young children.
  • The following items are prohibited at the Airshow: coolers, water, glass bottles or containers, tents, canopies, large beach umbrellas, barbecue or cooking equipment, oversized bags, guns, knives, pets, bicycles, skateboards.
  • Photographs and video will be taken at the airshow for marketing, advertising and publicity purposes, some of which may show spectators. By attending the Chennault International Airshow, you acknowledge your approval of your image appearing in such photos and video.
  • Parking will be $1.00 for each vehicle.

AIRSHOW GROUNDS MAP

Download and print the Chennault Airshow Grounds Map


PARKING INFORMATION

Parking at the 2017 Airshow is $1.

Parking is permitted only in designated parking areas at Chennault International Airport. Routing is clearly shown and only accessible as noted in map below.

Download & Print the Airshow General Admission Parking Directions


FLYING TO THE AIRSHOW

Chennault International Airshow welcomes General Aviation! Gates are open Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. WAIVER IS IN EFFECT from 0930-1700 daily.

All aircraft need to arrive and be parked as early as possible each day, but not later than 09:15L. All pilots are advised to check NOTAMS and TFR information. GA aircraft will not be able to depart until after 17:00L. Please advise tower that you need General Aviation parking. If you require any additional services notify Million Air Lake Charles on 122.95 (UNICOM) or call Million Air Lake Charles by phone 337-436-4877.

Pilots will receive the online discounted rate throughout the weekend but are urged to purchase tickets online (and bring printout ticket). Adults are $20.00 online (+$1.99 convenience fee) and children 12 and under are free.

SECURITY REMINDER

Due to continued FAA and DHS security restrictions, coolers, large tote bags and large purses are not allowed at the Airshow. No knives, guns, weapons, or drugs. All persons, vehicles and items are subject to search at the entrances by military and police security personnel. Yes, you may still bring your folding chairs. Small hand-carried items such as cameras and binoculars are subject to search. No tents, canopies or cooking equipment. All camera bags and baby diaper bags will be searched as per FAA and Department of Homeland Security requirements.