Aviatex

AVIATEX AVIATION EXPO | Fri, 5 May - Sun, 7 May 2017

General Info

General Info

Alcohol

  • No alcoholic beverages can be brought onto the event site.

Animals

  • No animals are permitted on the event site eg. Dogs.

ATMs

  • We have contracted the services of ATM2Go to ensure Automatic Teller Machines will be available at the event. Locations will be marked on the site map and in the program available on the day.

Bicycles

  • No bicycles will be permitted on the event site.

Cameras and Videos

  • Cameras and videos are encouraged.

Car Parking

  • There will be parking available at the airport for trade visitors to Aviatex Aviation Expo on the Thursday and Friday Trade days, however.
  • There will be NO general admission parking available on site during the Air Show days of Saturday and Sunday when parking will be available offsite with a shuttle bus service operating throughout the day to and from the main entrance gate.

Chairs

  • There will be seating available within the Aviatex Expo marquee.
  • While there will be some limited seating provided for general admission attendees to view the airshow, airshow visitors are permitted and encouraged to bring chairs with them.

Concessions

  • There will be NO concessions available during the Thursday and Friday trade days.
  • Concessions will be available for general admission airshow attendees and will apply to pension card holders only.

Companion Card

  • Companion card applies to the airshow days of Saturday and Sunday, the holder receives their ticket free. (Excludes Gold Pass tickets)

Disabled

  • Visitors to the event should be aware that the event is not held on a purpose built site and may pose some challenges for the very young, the elderly and those with mobility issues. Every effort has been made to make the site as accessible as possible however visitors should note there are uneven surfaces through many areas.
  • Disabled amenities are available.
  • During the airshow days, Car parking for accredited state disabled permit pass holders ONLY will be available adjacent to the north entrance gate. Entry via Airport Road.
  • Event specific disabled car passes are not required.
  • Disabled patrons DO NOT receive a discount on trade expo, general admission or Gold Pass tickets.
  • Holders of a Companion Card receive their ticket free on the airshow days of Saturday and Sunday. (Excludes Gold Pass tickets)

Dogs

  • Dogs are not permitted on the event site.

First Aid

  • A first aid facility will be located at the event and its location will be marked on the site map and in the program available on the day.

Food Outlets

  • A variety of food stalls will be available throughout the event site.

Golf Buggies

  • There will be no golf buggies available at the airshow for hire. Patrons are not permitted to bring their own.

Hours

  • Gates open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. (No patrons will be admitted prior to 9:00 am.)
  • Air display times: 11:30 am - 4:30 pm Saturday, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm Sunday

Joy Flights

  • Helicopter joy flights will be available during the airshow. For more information contact Touchdown Helicopters.

Lockers

  • Lockers will not be available at the event.

Merchandise

  • Official Wings Over Illawarra merchandise will be available at the event.

Mobile Phones

  • Mobile phones are permitted on site however due to network congestion reception may not always be available.

Parking

  • On site parking will be available during the Thursday and Friday trade days, however
  • There will be NO general admission parking available on site during the airshow days, when parking will be available offsite with a shuttle bus service operating throughout the day to and from the main entrance gate.

Pass Outs

  • Pass outs will be available

Pension Card Holders

  • Concession rates will be available to pension card holders during the airshow days.

Pets

  • Pets are not permitted on the event site.

Refunds

  • NO refunds will be available unless the event is cancelled.

Scooters and Skateboards

  • Scooters and Skateboards will not be permitted at the event.

Seniors Card Holders

  • Seniors card does not qualify as a concession.
  • Concession is ONLY available with a pension card, and ONLY during the airshow days.

Shuttle Bus

  • A free shuttle bus will be available throughout the airshow days running between the car park and the main entrance gate.

Students

  • NO student concessions.
  • Under 5 years – free.
  • 5 years to 16 years – Child.
  • Over 16 years – Adult.

Tickets

  • If you plan on attending Aviatex Aviation Expo during the Friday trade day you will be required to purchase an Aviatex ticket.
    Aviatex admission tickets will be available in advance from this website and will also be available at the gate on the day.
  • Access to Aviatex Aviation Expo during the airshow days of Saturday and Sunday is included in the airshow entrance ticket.
    Wings Over Illawarra general admission tickets will be available in advance from the Wings Over Illawarra website and will also be available at the gate on the day.
  • Wings Over Illawarra Gold Pass and Group tickets must be pre-purchased from the Wings Over Illawarra website.

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