directions to the thunder over the blue ridge air show

Air Show visitors are encouraged to use exit 8 off of I-81. Follow signs to designated parking areas.

State, local and military police will guide travelers through congested areas and into designated parking locations.

Travelers approaching the air show should expect heavy congestion and potential delays. 

Visitor parking for the Air Show will be located off of Novak Drive and Airport Road.

Parking will be prohibited and strictly enforced on the following streets beginning at 7:30 a.m. Saturday,May 11 and Sunday, May 12. Parking will remain prohibited both days until 8 p.m.
-Route 11 from Novak Drive to Paynes Ford Road                                  
-Business Park Drive from Novak Drive to I-81 Bridge                 
-Steward Avenue from Wren Street to Winchester Avenue
-Kelly Island Road from Paynes Ford Road to the base’s entrance
-Paynes Ford Road from Route 11 to Airport Road
-Those violating the parking restrictions may find their vehicles towed at their own expense.

In addition, the following parking and traffic restrictions apply during the same time period as mentioned above:
-NO PARKING will be allowed in the Orgill Business Lot on Business Park Drive
-NO PARKING will be allowed in the Polo Ralph Lauren Lot on Novak Drive
-NO PARKING will be allowed in the Park and Ride Lot located near the I-81 Bridge.