The Annual Aviation Round Up kicks off October 13-14 in Minden, NV. highlighted this year are the Blue Angels

Sierra REC Magazine, October 12, 1018 – The Carson Valley is known around the world for its flight friendly air conditions for glider pilots. Home to adventure lifestyle flying community, the Carson Valley hosts its annual Aviation Round Up this weekend in the Sierra, featuring the Navy’s Blue Angel Flying group,  the USASOC Black Dagger Jump team, and the Red Bull Acrobatic helicopter.

The Aviation Round-up is Saturday Oct 13  & Sunday Oct 14th, Gates open at 10 am daily for the show.  Visitors can purchase tickets online or at the gate. This season Line-up includes performances daily by The US Navy Blue Angels, One of the premier flight demonstration teams for the United States armed forces, the Blue Angels represent the men and women of the United States Navy and Marine Corps.  Also flying the Red Bull Aerobatic Helicopter and the Red Bull Windsuit Team. See Arial Acrobatics from the likes of Dave Costa,  Paul McCowan, Kirby Chambliss and many more.

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Plus family and friends will be able to stroll along the tarmacs and see vintage aircraft first hand is this family friendly show and tell type aviation event. Be up close and personal with all the aircraft as you spend the day in the beautiful Carson Valley

If you go Important information:

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

** HANDICAP PARKING IS AT THE AIRPORT, BUT YOU MUST HAVE A HANDICAP PLACARD / LICENSE PLATE TO GET PAST SECURITY **

** HANDICAP PARKING IS LIMITED, PLEASE DO NOT “BORROW” A PLACARD AND PARK THERE. PLEASE LEAVE THE HANDICAP PARKING FOR THOSE WHO NEED IT **

** PARKING IS PROHIBITED ON JOHNSON LANE, HEYBOURNE ROAD, AIRPORT ROAD, HWY 395, and near the Starbucks Roasting Factory **

** COOLERS AND PETS ARE PROHIBITED AT THE AIRSHOW **

** YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO DRIVE PAST SECURITY AT THE INTERSECTION OF AIRPORT ROAD & HEYBOURNE ROAD WITHOUT A PARKING PERMIT **


Tips and directions for getting to the airshow:

Northbound (coming from Minden):

Take HWY 395 to Airport Road.

Turn right onto Airport Road from HWY 395.

Turn right onto Meridian Blvd from Airport Road.

Volunteers will be at the parking area to guide you to parking.

Southbound (coming from Carson City, Stephanie Lane, Indian Hills):

Take HWY 395 to the light at Johnson Lane.

Turn left onto Johnson Lane from HWY 395. ** The left turn at Airport Road will be closed, you must turn at Johnson Lane **

Turn right onto Heybourne Road from Johnson Lane.

Turn right onto Airport Road from Heybourne Road. 

Turn left onto Park Place. ** The left turn at Meridian Blvd will be closed, you must turn at Park Pl **

Turn left onto Meridian Blvd.

Volunteers will be at the parking area to guide you to parking.


Getting from the parking lot to the airshow:

DO NOT bring coolers / pets onto the shuttle buses.

There will be nine (9) shuttle buses transporting people from parking to the airshow, and back again.

Each shuttle is assigned a stop, and each stop is assigned a number of shuttles. If you see a shuttle and it passes your stop, don’t worry, there is another shuttle coming. 

The shuttles will also have assigned stops at the airshow. Again, if a shuttle does not stop to pick you up, another shuttle is coming.