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NEWS | April 10, 2023

Langley AFB Releases Air Show Parking Information

By Capt. Jun Kang 633d Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Air Power Over Hampton Roads Air Show is taking flight in Hampton, VA, headlined by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, which will take place May 6 – 7, 2023 at Langley Air Force Base. General admission to the show is free and premium seating options are available while supplies last.

One major change for this year’s air show is attendees must pre-register for parking, including DoD ID card holders. The free parking will be in various locations, both on and off base. Transportation will be provided from the parking lots, except for some of the locations on base that are within walking distance.

For attendees who receive an on-base parking pass, the Armistead and Lasalle gates will open at 9 a.m. on both days. For attendees who receive off base parking, transportation from those lots will begin at 8:45 a.m. on both days.

To reserve a parking pass, visit If you have issues reserving your pass, please call 757-353-4433.

Handicap parking will be available for individuals who have state-issued handicap parking placards and/or plates. Please follow the general parking registration instructions and be prepared to show your handicap parking permit upon entry.

Anyone trying to enter the event with the following prohibited items will be turned away and/or have their items confiscated:
• Firearms of any type
• Toys that resemble firearms, laser pointers
• Flammable items and Fireworks
• Alcohol and illegal drugs (including marijuana)
• Drones
• Pets (except for service animals)
• Spray paint and silly string
• Outside food, coolers, grills, or glass containers
• Glass bottles
• Liquid without factory seal intact (baby bottles are exempt)
• Walkie-talkies, HAM radios, scanners
• Bicycles, skateboards, scooters, heelies, roller skates or roller blades, or hover boards
• Excessively large items and bags (the only exceptions are diaper bags, small purses, and small camera bags at or below 21 inches long, 10 inches wide, 10 inches deep)
• 3D Cameras
• Backpacks that are not clear/see-through
It is recommended that attendees bring:
• Sunscreen
• Plastic beverage bottles with factory seal intact (baby bottles exempt)
• Reusable water bottle (empty for security line, free water stations are available inside)
• Hearing protection (especially for children)
• Wagon or lightweight stroller for tired children
• Stadium chair or cushion for free bleacher seating (collapsible camping chairs are fine, but subject to

To learn more about the event, visit the event’s website at, download the JBLE App on your mobile device, or contact the Joint Base Langley Eustis Public Affairs office at 757-764-5701.