NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 26, 2016) -- The Great Tennessee Air Show, happening June 4 & 5 at Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport, announced today that due to the high volume of advance ticket sales there will be no tickets of any type available at the gate. Tickets are available online only, while supplies last.
"There's been a lot of buzz surrounding this year's incredible Great Tennessee Air Show lineup; subsequently, ticket sales have been extremely robust," said John Black, Executive Director of Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport Authority. "Our goal is to manage the expected crowds efficiently to provide the best guest experience possible which is why we chose to sell tickets exclusively online for the air show. If you plan on coming to the June 4 or 5 show, make sure you have purchased your ticket online."
Tickets are available at www.greattennesseeairshow.com. General admission prices are $30 for adults and $15 for children. Box seats are $45. Flight Line Club tickets, priced at $135 for adults and $75 for children (ages 4-12), are sold out for June 4. Ticket buyers can make a donation to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee when purchasing tickets online.
Featuring the headlining U.S. Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration team, U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team and the Breitling Jet Team, additional world-renowned performers include: Team Oracle legendary aerobatic pilot Sean D. Tucker; the GEICO Skytypers airshow team of six vintage WWII aircraft performing precision flight maneuvers; Jim Tobul and the "Korean War Hero" F4U-4 Corsair; Scooter Yoak in his "Quick Silver" P-51D Mustang; Michael Kennedy in the historic Vultee BT-13 Valiant; Special Operations Command Parachute Demonstration Team; Dan Buchanan in his unpowered hang glider; and U.S. Air Force Honor Guard. Wayne Boggs, of the international reality television show, Air Boss, will serve as air boss. Award-winning broadcast journalist Rick Peterson brings his breadth of aviation knowledge and witty personality as this year's air show announcer.
The 2016 Great Tennessee Air Show will also feature multiple static displays, concessions and numerous activities for children. Named one of the "Top 10 Best Air Shows Around the World" by USA Today, the Great Tennessee Air Show gives the community an opportunity to experience aviation up close and personal.