**More aerial perfomers to be added**
Air Power Day 2019 is free and open to the public.
All visitors must bring their Department of Defense Common Access Card, Korean Identification Card, or a valid passport for access to the installaiton for the event. For foriegners, please bring a valid passport.
Parking is limited, but buses will be available throughout Songtan with regular rotations between the Morin Gate and Songtan Bus Terminal.
Osan Air Base’s Morin Gate will open at 0900, where all visitors will be screened prior to accessing the event location. Morin Gate will only be used for visitors to Air Power Day. For regular visitor passes, please use the Main Gate. Please abide by the prohibited items list below to expedite entry.
***Osan Air Base is a U.S. Military Installation. All individuals are subject to search***
I have small children. Can I bring a stroller, diaper bag, or change of clothes?
Yes. Strollers will be hand-searched at the security checkpoint. Please bring only necessary items in the diaper bag, subject to hand-search at the security checkpoint. Also please consider bringing hearing protection for small children.
Can I bring my camera, video camera, or cell phone?
Yes. There are no security restrictions on these items. However, large camera bags are not permitted. Bring only necessary camera equipment, leaving extra attachments at home. A small fanny pack or vest is useful for carrying small lenses. Keep in mind that everything is subject to search.
Can I bring food?
Small snacks are fine as long as they are not in glass containers. In addition, no ice chests or coolers (except small coolers for medical supplies or infant formula purposes,) nor bags larger than a small purse, fanny pack, backpack and Camelbaks will be allowed. All items brought are subject to approval by gate security personnel and are hand-searched at security checkpoint.
Will there be any food or souvenirs available?
Yes. There will be concessions for food, drinks, and souvenirs.
Can I leave and re-enter the Air Power Day?
Yes. You may leave and re-enter as many times as needed. However, anyone re-entering will have to go through the shuttle bus line and security checkpoints again.
Is tailgating allowed?
Is smoking allowed?
Yes, but only in designated areas and not on the flight line.
Are alcoholic beverages allowed?
You can purchase them at concessions, but you cannot transport them onto base.
Do I need a military ID?
No, this event is open to the public.
Will restroom facilities be easily accessible?
Yes. Portable restrooms will be located throughout the air expo grounds.
Can I take pictures or get autographs?
Yes. Many of the performers make themselves available for autographs and pictures during the show.
Will it be necessary to have hearing protection?
Due to the nature of the event, it is highly encouraged you bring hearing protection – especially for children. There will be a number of aircraft taking off, landing, and performing, which will be extremely loud.
What happens if it rains?
In the event of rain, some flying demonstrations may be delayed. However, unless the weather poses a serious threat to the safety of the visitors and participants, the show will proceed as scheduled with some modifications. In the event of an Air Show cancellation, announcements will be posted to the official Osan Air Base Facebook page.
Are umbrellas allowed at the air show?
Small rain umbrellas are fine to bring (the small ones that fit in a purse), but large golf umbrellas or shade umbrellas are banned as they may block the view of spectators behind you.
What type of medical services will be available?
First aid only will be provided to include oral hydration and treatment for minor cuts and bruises. Medical personnel will stabilize and coordinate transportation to higher level of care for all other injuries/illnesses.
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