How will I be able to
The flight line will be open to the public and you will have an
opportunity to view all of the static displays as well as "Heritage
How will I know where
Due to security restrictions only specific traffic lanes will be open
to guide you to the parking areas.
Can I tour other areas
of the base?
Unfortunately, due to heightened security, only the flight line area
will be accessible to the general public.
Who do I contact if I
have additional questions?
Click here to send us
your question or contact the 366th Fighter Wing Public Affairs office at
(208) 828-6800 or via e-mail.
Where do I go for
handicap or special needs information?
for handicap or special needs information.
What does it cost to
attend the air show?
Air show admission and parking is free.
Food, beverages and souvenirs will be available for purchase.
Coolers are not allowed in the flight line area.
Can anyone attend?
Yes, the event is open to the public..
When should I arrive?
minimize impact on off-base traffic flow, guests are encouraged not to
show up at the gate before 8 a.m. when the gates are scheduled to open.
Aerial demonstrations are scheduled for 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and
How do I get to
Mountain Home Air Force Base?
No matter which direction you come from, once in Idaho take Interstate
84. Mountain Home is about 100 miles west of Twin Falls and 40 miles east
of Boise. There are three exits that go into Mountain Home, and all allow
easy access to the base with signs posted to help you find your way.
The base is 10 miles west of the town on Airbase Road, State
Highway 67. Carpooling is
encouraged. Click here
for a map with directions.
there overnight accommodations on base?
There are no overnight
accommodations on base for the general public. Lodging may be available in
Mountain Home, Boise or Twin Falls, Idaho. All guests must leave the
installation at the conclusion of aerial demonstrations.
there any restrictions on what we can bring on base?
Cars and other
vehicles that enter the base are subject to search. Do not enter the base
with weapons or illegal items. Once on base and parked, people will
proceed to the flight line area adjacent to the runway where visitors may
view the show and other exhibits. People
will be turned away at the security checkpoint at the air show flight line
entrance if they have any of the following items:
Pets (except seeing eye dogs)
q Skates - including
Will there be security
Yes, any vehicle that enters
the base is subject to search, and all hand-carried items will be
searched. Guests may carry in lawn chairs, purses, diaper bags, strollers,
umbrellas, cameras and camera cases, but these items will be searched and
may increase the processing time onto the flight line.
I photograph and film during the air show?
Yes, still and video
cameras are allowed. However,
because cameras may be searched, photographers should not load film into
their cameras until after they pass flight line security checkpoints.
wheelchairs and lawn chairs permitted?
Yes, guests may carry in lawn
chairs, purses, diaper bags, strollers, umbrellas, cameras and camera
cases, but these items will be searched and may increase the processing
time onto the flight line. Wheelchairs are permitted, but bicycles, skates
- including inline skates, scooters and skateboards are NOT allowed.
Will there be a
handicap parking area?
Yes, security forces will direct these guests to the appropriate
parking once inside the gates. All individuals will still go through
Are there any concerns
with children attending?
Guests should be aware of the fact that the noise of some aerial
demonstrations may startle young children.
When will the
The Thunderbirds are scheduled to fly Sunday, Sept 14th.
Can I schedule a base
tour or see the other areas of the base during the air show?
Areas outside the parking and show area are off-limits to visitors for
security reasons. Guests are asked to remain within designated areas while
Iím a civilian
pilot. Can I fly in to the
There are no civilian Fly-in
to Mountain Home AFB this year.
How do I get
information on booths or commercial opportunities during the air show?
All booth and commercial opportunities have been filled for Gunfighter