If you have any unanswered questions about Wings Over Wine Country or the Pacific Coast Air Museum please contact us.
Where is the Wings Over Wine Country Air Show?
Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport, about five miles north of Santa Rosa off 101. Take the Airport Blvd exit and go west about one mile to the parking areas.
When is the Air Show?
Sept. 24 & 25, 2016.
How much is admission?
$25 for adults. $20 for seniors (age 65 and over). $15 for students (ages 11-17). Children under 10 are free. Buy in advance and pay just $18 for adults, $13 for seniors, and $8 for students. General admission for World War II and Korean War veterans is Free. General admission for Active Duty Military personnel with ID card is Free.
Where can I get presale tickets?
Ticket options are described at www.wingsoverwinecountry.org.
Adult and Senior presale tickets are: $18.00 for adults, $13.00 for seniors, and $8.00 for students ages 11-17.
Why can’t I bring my water-bottle or other liquids into the event?
We unfortunately cannot allow any liquids into the event due to TSA regulations.
Is there a Performers Reception or any other special events?
This year we are hosting a special Performers and Volunteers Thank You BBQ at the close of Saturday’s show. Become a volunteer and come to the BBQ for free and meet the performers.
Is there a President’s Club or other exclusive seating?
Yes. The President’s Club is an exclusive tent right on the flight line, with shaded indoor and outdoor seating. You can watch all the action from under a shade umbrella, mingle with your friends and other visitors, and enjoy our roomy pavilion. Amenities include premium parking, admission to the Air Show, continental breakfast, gourmet catered lunch, assorted desserts and snacks, wine, beer, and more. President’s Club tickets are $150 each, and are available for Saturday and Sunday. Learn more.
For the ultimate VIP experience at Wings Over Wine Country enjoy a front row reserved table for 8 in our VIP tent. Mix and mingle with the airshow pilots. Enjoy the best of Sonoma County food, wine and beer. Includes 4 VIP parking passes.
We also offer box seating and bleacher seating. Learn more.
Whom do I contact to volunteer?
First, visit our Volunteers page for more information. On that page there is a link to a Volunteer Signup Form. You may also phone the following:
Airshow Volunteer Coordinator, Anita Forbes
Airshow information hot line: 707-566-8380
Is there any way I can get in free?
Become a volunteer for the day or for the weekend. Please contact Air Show Volunteer Coordinator Anita Forbes at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Join the Pacific Coast Air Museum. PCAM members get in free when they present their membership card to “will call” at the front gate.
Are pit passes available?
May I get in early?
The main gate is open at 9:00am. Volunteers can get in early.
May I leave the show and come back in?
Yes, but only if you have your hand stamped at the exit gate for reentry on the same day.
What about parking?
Parking is available in designated parking lots near the Air Show for a donation of $10.00 per vehicle (donations benefit the Boy Scouts, who help with the parking).
Can I fly into the airshow?
Yes you can fly into the airshow however you must arrive before the field is closed and cannot depart until after the field reopens at the close of the show. Be sure to check the TRF for details. Parking is available at Sonoma Jet Center which is a short walk from the entrance gate.
What about accessible or handicapped parking?
Dedicated accessible or handicapped parking areas will be set up and clearly marked.
Is there any overnight camping?
Is there any public transportation to the airport?
Yes – Sonoma County Transit has busses from various locations in Sonoma County. For more information call 707-576-7433 or 800-345-7433.
What kind of airplanes will be at the Air Show?
The big attraction this year will be the United State Air Force F-22 Raptor. The F-22 is the Air Force fifth-generation single seat, twin-engine all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft. F-22 will fly a full aerobatic routine, afterburner and all. The F-22 will also fly a Heritage Flight in formation with a vintage P-51 Mustang World War II era fighter. Also performing will be the Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 and the United States Navy F-18 Super Hornet. The USAF Wings of Blue Skydiving Team will perform. There will be stunt planes, vintage warbirds doing fly-by passes, and more. You will also see just about every other type of aircraft: vintage, aerobatic, warbirds, models, etc. Please see the Performers Page at www.wingsoverwinecountry.org for further information.
Are there any ATMs on the premises?
Yes, there are two ATMs near the Command Post just inside the main entrance to the airshow.
Are pets allowed at the Airshow?
Only Guide Dogs and certified Companion Dogs are allowed; absolutely no other animals.
Is the Airshow wheelchair accessible?
Yes, but we do not have wheelchairs available for loan or rent.
May I bring a bike or scooter?
Yes, but you need to leave it locked outside the gate. Security is not provided in such situations.
Is there box, shaded, or bleacher seating?
Box seating and bleacher seating are available. See our ticket options page for details and pricing. Limited seating is available for boxes and bleachers. Currently, no shaded box or bleacher seating is planned. The President’s Club offers ample shade, food, drinks, and other amenities for $150 per day.
May I bring folding chairs and/or umbrellas?
Yes, but keep in mind we do have bleacher seating. If you bring an umbrella, please make sure it’s small enough to not block the view of other visitors.
May I bring picnic coolers or backpacks?
Backpacks are allowed. Picnic coolers are not allowed. All backpacks, bags, and other containers will be examined at the main entrance to prevent carrying prohibited items into the air show.
Will there be food and drink available?
Yes, there will be many concessions offering hot and cold food, beer, bottled water and soft drinks.
Is smoking permitted?
By Federal and Sonoma County Regulation, smoking is forbidden anywhere on airport property except in the specially designated area outside the main gate.
Is there a children’s play area?
No. Space restrictions prevent us from offering a children’s play area in 2015.
Are babysitters available?
Is there a place to store valuables temporarily at the Air Show?
When and where is airspace around the Air Show limited for other air traffic?
The airport will be closed for the airshow on Saturday and Sunday and the practice session on Friday . Please refer to NOTAMs for exact times of the TFR.
All normal airline schedules will remain in effect during the airshow.
Are there free lunches for volunteers?
Yes – refer to your Volunteer Handbook for details.
Are there picnic tables available?
Where is the vendor’s gate?
The vendors gate is located at the rear of the Kaiser hangar off of Ordnance Road. You must have valid vendor’s credentials to enter this area.
Whom do I call about Marketing, Publicity or Press Passes for the Air Show?
Please call Doug Clay at 925-736-7962 or 925-997-2774, email email@example.com.
Whom do I call about sponsorships or flight line chalets for the Air Show?
Please call Roger Olson at 707-396-3425, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whom do I call about air operations during the Air Show?
Please call Matt Doyel at 707-356-8228 or email email@example.com.
Whom do I call about vendor operations?
Food, novelty and soft goods vendors: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our Vendors page. The vendor contract can be found on our Vendors page.
Whom do I call about hotels and transportation for Air Show performers and other paid participants?
Please call Air Show Director, Nancy Heath: 707-477-4307.
Whom do I call about security matters?
During the show contact the command post at 707-291-5472
Whom do I call about general Airshow matters not specifically covered above?
The Air Show Information Hot Line: 707-566-8380
The Pacific Coast Air Museum: 707-575-7900
Air Show Director, Nancy Heath: 707-477-4307
Whom do I call about becoming a member of the Pacific Coast Air Museum?
Call the Pacific Coast Air Museum administrative office at 707-575-7900 or go to www.pacificcoastairmuseum.org where you can read more about the museum and join on-line.