What you need to know before attending the Wings Over North Georgia Air Show

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U.S. Air Force Maj. Cody “ShIV” Wilton, A-10 Demonstration Team commander and pilot, performs a demonstration the day before an air show at Ocean City, Md., August 14, 2020. The demonstration team is scheduled to perform at the upcoming Ocean City Air Show August 15-16th. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristine Legate)

 The 10th annual Wings Over North Georgia Air Show takes flight this week on Oct. 15 and 16.  

The two-day event will be hosted at the Russell Regional Airport in Rome and will feature the A-10 Thunderbolt II Tactical Demonstration Team and the launch of the newly formed AirShow Racing Series. There will also be performances by a number of world-class civilian performers and demonstrations by the Georgia State Patrol SWAT Helicopter Team and Dobbins ARB 94th Airlift Wing.

For the first time since 2019, the celebrated Parade of Veterans Military Tribute will return with hundreds of active and former members of the military marching in front of the air show crowd in a tribute to the U.S. Armed Forces. On Sunday, the parade will be led by Grand Marshall and WWII veteran U.S. Air Force Col. Harry Andonian. 

Here’s what you need to know.

The Schedule:

9:00                 Parking Lot and Entry Gates Open/Static Display Areas Open

  12:00               Opening Ceremonies

12:30-5:00      Aerial Performances                          

5:00                 Gates Close

Weather:         The weather forecast during show hours indicates highs in the mid 70’s.  With the possibility of bright sunny days for the weekend, sunscreen is recommended.  

Parking:         Onsite parking tickets are available by advance purchase only

To purchase tickets – https://www.wingsovernorthgeorgia.com/guest-information/directions-parking

Tickets:         Tickets must be purchased in advance – some ticketing options are sold out

A list of ticket options (General Admission, Family Four-Pack, Box Seating, Patio Club, and General Admission Drive-In Tickets) is available at:


Traffic: Plan to arrive early for the air show to make your experience more pleasurable.  There are a number of activities onsite to take advantage of in addition to air show performances: aircraft on static display, vendor booths, drinks, food, and more.

What to Bring:           

  • Chairs
  • Blankets
  • Cameras
  • Water Bottles (Filling stations are available)
  • Sunscreen
  • Baby Formula
  • Small Coolers 
  • Handheld umbrellas
  • Handicap Authorized Scooters
  • Service Animals (No Pets)

What NOT to Bring:

  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Weapons (firearms, knives, explosives)
  • Bicycles, Skates, Skateboards, Rollerblades
  • Tents or Awnings
  • Cooking Equipment 

Air Show Site Map:  Make your air show experience more pleasurable by viewing the air show site maps in advance –  https://www.wingsovernorthgeorgia.com/guest-information/venue-map.

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