The Barksdale Air Force Base Air Show allows Shreveport-Bossier City to showcase the home of the B-52, grant access to tour the military installation, view military and aerobatic performers, and support the recruiting arm of our armed forces.
One FREE Ticket per vehicle is required for entry. Click here for your FREE Ticket. Spectators will follow the traffic flow to the flight line where they will park. The parking format will look like the diagram below. Gates will open at 9:00 a.m. Please do not line up prior to 9:00 a.m. Entry will be available from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
There will be no overnight parking. Any vehicle left on the base after 7:00pm will be towed at the owners expense.
CARPOOLING IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED!!!
On the day of the Air Show, gates will open at 9:00 a.m. Please do not get to the gates earlier then that, you will be turned away. Your parking spot is guaranteed up until show time which is 12:00 pm. If ticket holders are not on base by noon then the parking flow team will begin to fill spots until capacity is reached.
When you arrive to base please have your ticket PRINTED and ready to show to our defenders.
For updates about the Air Show you can get information from the following websites:
Spectators must remain in their spot unless leaving for the bathroom.
Do not sit or stand on top of the vehicle. Sitting on truck tailgates are okay.
No drones, balloons, golf carts, segways, skateboards, bicycles, hoverboards.
No Frisbees, baseballs, or other sporting equipment that can be thrown.
No grills or devices to cook food.
No Beach umbrellas or tents.
No smoking, electronic cigarettes, or alcohol.
No weapons including but not limited to: guns, knives or blades of any length, stun guns or Tasers, mace, etc.
Vehicles and persons are subject to search.
Guest may leave, but there will be no re-entry.
Chairs and tables allowed, but must fit in your designated area.
Unmask when in your tailgating space. Mask up when you cross boundaries or when you are headed to the bathroom.
You must take anything you brought with you away, including refuse.
** Service Animals are defined by the American with Disabilities Act are permitted.
DoD STARBASE is a national science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program in 60+ locations throughout the U.S that invests in America’s youth. Since 1999, tens of thousands of fifth graders and hundreds of middle and high school students in our community have experienced hands-on STEM investigations and projects, leading edge technology and innovative instructional methods through STARBASE Louisiana at Barksdale Air Force Base. Highlights include:
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