Premium Seating

Afterburner Chalet: The Afterburner chalet gets you closest to the action! It’s on the flight line and at show center. This chalet features both covered and uncovered seating. Your ticket price includes a meal and unlimited beverages. Meals are served from 6 - 8 pm on Friday, 11 am - 2 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Beverages are available throughout the duration of the show.

General Seating Chalet: The General Seating Chalet puts you right on the flight line, where the energy is intense and your heart won't stop racing. This chalet has both covered and uncovered seating. Your ticket includes various snacks and unlimited beverages throughout the duration of the show.

Box Seats: Experience all the liveliness and excitement of the flight line with exclusive box seats. Bring your friends and family to share your personal box! This outside seating option is available in bundles of 4, 6 or 10.

Bleacher Seats: Get a great perspective! The bleacher seats are nestled against the box seating area and will give you a commanding, unobstructed view of the show. Sold as single seats.

*Tickets are only valid for the date purchased*

Ground Acts

Static aircraft displays, music, and more...

About the show

Estimated travel time to MCAS Cherry Point:

  • 25 mins from New Bern, NC
  • 1 hr from Jacksonville, NC
  • 1 hr 20 mins from Greenville, NC
  • 2 hrs from Wilmington, NC
  • 2 hrs 15 mins from Raleigh
  • 2 hrs 30 mins from Fayetville, NC
  • 3 hrs from Norfolk, VA
  • 4 hrs 30 mins from Charlotte, NC

Frequently asked questions like:

  • Do you have any parking hints?
  • We have small children will there be anything for them to do?
  • Is there parking for privately owned aircraft aboard Cherry Point?
  • How can my business be involved with the Air Show?
  • How much does it cost to attend?

Gates will open for the Friday (May 16) night show at 5 p.m. and flying will go from 5:45-10 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday (May 17-18), gates will open at 8 a.m. and flying will go from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The hour by hour schedule and flight line layout have not been finalized yet.

Stay tuned for more updates.

Special guidelines for groups and individuals with special needs.