DVIDS – News – 30+ days until Air & Space Expo 2022 returns to JBA!

After three years, the Joint Base Andrews 2022 Air & Space Expo is finally back! The free show will take place from September 16 to 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The first day is reserved for holders of a common access card, while the 17th and 18th will be open to the general public.

Air & Space Expo 2022 will allow attendees to get up close and personal with some US military equipment and aircraft, including F-16, UH-1N, T-6, T-38, T-1, C-5, C-17 , AC-130J, HH-60W, F-15E, B-1, B-52, KC-46 and more!

Of course, there will be plenty of static displays to check out, but don’t forget to watch the skies for a wide variety of flight displays, such as the famous US Air Force Thunderbirds! Air acts also include the F-35 Demonstration Team, USAFA Wings of Blue, US Army Golden Knights, F-35/P-51 Heritage Flight and a C-17 demo ! Spectators will also be able to enjoy civilian artists Patty Wagstaff, Kent Pietsch, Rob Holland, Ladies For Liberty and AFTERSHOCK!

Exhibits will focus on science, technology, engineering, art and math. For example, JBA’s SparkX Cell Innovation and Idea Center exhibit will feature 3D printing, scanning, design, and virtual reality. The Air Force Band, Air Force Art Program, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. and the Smithsonian Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Va. will offer a range of STEAM topics to the public. There will be dozens of exhibits to visit, so take your time to wander around and learn!

“We really look forward to celebrating our Air Force’s 75th anniversary with everyone at the Air & Space Expo right here at Joint Base Andrews,” said Major Jason Vero, director of the Joint Base Andrews Air Show. “It will be a great opportunity for us to come together with the community and all of our mission partners to showcase our dynamic mission and have a great time.”

The show has no entrance fee, but VIP tables and premium box seats are available for purchase. The Flight Line Club option offers a reserved table of two or four with a catered buffet and premium private restrooms, while the premium box seats are seats directly on the flight line for the best viewing experience! These tickets can be purchased at:
https://jba2022airspaceexpo.com/tickets/

It’s also a good idea to know what you can and cannot bring to the Air & Space Expo. Here are some items you CANNOT bring: Coolers (exceptions are 12″x12″ or smaller for baby food or medical purposes, must have ID to verify health), bags backpacks (transparent bags are permitted and may be searched), camera bags larger than one cubic foot, drones, weapons of any type, bicycles, pets (exception: service animals), any food (except diabetic, with ID to be verified), outside drinks.

We recommend bringing empty water bottles, sunscreen, hearing protection, wheelchairs, foldable lawn chairs and hand umbrellas.

For the 17th and 18th, non-DoD cardholders will park at FedEx Field, 1600 FedEx Way, North Englewood, Maryland, 20785 and guests will be bussed directly to the JBA Flight Line. DoD cardholders will park on the Eastside ramp (459th/113th MPA) daily. Traffic signs and checkpoints will be in place to guide guests to the appropriate location.

Buses will begin running at 8 a.m. and stop running from FedEx Field to JBA Flight Line at 1 p.m. Buses will leave the JBA flight line to FedEx Field beginning at 1 p.m. and will stop running to FedEx Field at 5 p.m. Handicap accessible buses will be available. for those who need it.

If you’ve never been to an air show at JBA and would like more details, check out our list of frequently asked questions on our show page https://www.jba.af.mil/Air-Space-Expo -2022/.

If the list does not answer your questions, feel free to send us a message on our Facebook page.







Date taken: 24.08.2022
Date posted: 24.08.2022 10:37
Story ID: 427933
Location: JOINT BASE ANDREWS, MD, USA






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