2018 Oakland County International Airport Open House and Air Show

The time has nearly arrived for the Oakland County International Airport Open House and Air Show. On Sunday, August 12th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., head over to the airport to view the dazzling spectacles of aviation in Oakland County. The event features an abundance of awesome activities, from an airshow put on by professional aviators to rides in helicopters and airplanes. In addition, attendees can peruse the airport grounds and learn about classic World War II aircraft, and a variety of military, commercial, and civilian air vehicles.

General admission to the event is entirely free for attendees. There is a $5 parking fee per vehicle. If you are interested in experience the thrill of flying in a historical aircraft, you can rise into the clouds in a helicopter or airplane.

  • Airplane Rides: price TBD
  • Helicopter Rides: $35 per person

Check out our video for a sneak peek at what you can expect:

On top of the air show and aircraft rides, children can enjoy a bounce house and rock wall, car aficionados can check out the “Homewrecker” – a jet engine powered Ford F-450 Truck, and the Civil Air Patrol is holding flag folding lessons and demonstrations for all. Each of these activities is located on the terminal ramp. Plus, in the main terminal building, there will be a Michigan Mason’s Child Identification Program from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For more details on the Oakland County International Airport Air Show and Open House, visit their website, and follow along with them for airport news year round on Facebook.


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