Information


    For your Security, all persons, bags, backpacks and purses will be subject to inspection upon entering the air show.

    In light of world events, the Columbus Airport is working hard to ensure your safety.

    Please anticipate this safety measure at the entrance gates when attending the “Thunder In The Valley Air Show.” Thank you for your support and understanding.

    No Firearms
    No Weapons
    No Coolers
    No Food
    No Large Bags
    No Alcohol
    No Golf Carts
    No Skateboards, Rollerblades or Scooters
    No Notepads
    No Pets

    Please note: By your admission to Thunder in the Valley Air Show, you grant Thunder in the Valley Air Show the right to video/photograph you on the air show grounds for marketing, advertising or broadcasting purposes without payment or consideration thereof.


    $10 advance tickets
    $15 day of the event ticket
    $8 advance military ticket*

    Scouts in Uniform (Adults and Kids) FREE
    Children 6 and under FREE

    *Military advance tickets available only at MWR Tickets and Travel.

    Please note: By your admission to Thunder in the Valley Air Show, you grant Thunder in the Valley Air Show the right to video/photograph you on the air show grounds for marketing, advertising or broadcasting purposes without payment or consideration thereof.


    Columbus-Area McDonald’s
    Flightways Columbus and Skyline Columbus (at the airport)
    Ace Hardware – St. Marys Road
    Brusters Real Ice Cream -1654 Whittlesey Rd., Columbus, GA
    Brusters Real Ice Cream – 7590 Schomburg Rd., Columbus, GA
    Brusters Real Ice Cream – 3465 Macon Rd., Columbus, GA
    Wingstop – 2528 Weems Rd., Columbus, GA

    Advance tickets are cash only.
    Credit cards are accepted through online purchase of tickets.
    All tickets are valid for one of the two show days.
    Attendance on both days requires two tickets. Air Show is scheduled rain or shine. There will be no rain dates and no refunds.

    Please note: By your admission to Thunder in the Valley Air Show, you grant Thunder in the Valley Air Show the right to video/photograph you on the air show grounds for marketing, advertising or broadcasting purposes without payment or consideration thereof.

    $15 at Airport
    $10 at Walmart

    Free parking with shuttle service from Columbus State University is available in parking lots #5, #7, #13, #14, #34, #37. View the CSU map to see parking.

    Parking for handicapped guests (with Handicap Permit) is available at no charge in the VIP parking area near Flightways Columbus.

    Gate Opens: 10:00 a.m.
    Pre-Show: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Show: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Please note: By your admission to Thunder in the Valley Air Show, you grant Thunder in the Valley Air Show the right to video/photograph you on the air show grounds for marketing, advertising or broadcasting purposes without payment or consideration thereof.