The skies above Tauranga City Airport will reverberate to the sounds of fast jets and some of the fastest land based vehicles in New Zealand at the second annual picnic type Tauranga City Airshow in January.
THE CLASSICS OF THE SKY AIRSHOW IS BACK FOR JANUARY 2017
The 2016 afternoon and evening family fun event was so successful the organisers opted to hold the event annually, alternating headline aircraft and an associated event. On Saturday January 21st
, 2017 the headline aircraft are jets, including the BAC Strikemaster aircraft flown by the RNZAF. There are also classic aircraft, sport aircraft, gliders and rc model aircraft expected. The RNZAF plan to display one of the new T6C-Texan ll trainer aircraft.
Fast land based vehicles will be on static display all afternoon, with races of some of the world’s fastest production Super Motorbikes, dragsters and hot rods on the 1.8km runway. The 2017 Nissan GT-R 35 is expected to be making an appearance.
Gates open at 1.00 pm
with tickets available in advance from http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/
and from the Gift Shop at Classic Flyers. TECT cardholders can purchase tickets at discount through the Gift Shop only. TECT cards must be presented to gain the discount.
People are able to bring their own picnic or purchase food and drink on site. Classic Flyers will have a bar available to purchase alcohol. People are not permitted to bring their own alcohol on site.
The airshow site is smokefree and pets are not permitted on site. Click here to view more Terms and Conditions
There is plenty of free parking available on site, with public access in Seawind Lane via the airport end of Jean Batten Drive.