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Pacific Airshow Gold Coast 2024

A popular Californian aerial event expands to Australia

Dates: August 16–18, 2024

Pacific Airshow Gold Coast
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The Pacific Airshow Gold Coast stands as Australia's largest-ever annual airshow event, drawing a crowd of over 200,000 spectators. Taking after the original Pacific Airshow in California, the spectacular three-day aerial performances by the world's top civilian & military aerobatic teams are demonstrated over the Surfers Paradise Beach on Australia's Gold Coast in Queensland.

Schedule of the Airshow

Pacific Airshow turns Surfers Paradise into the largest stage in Australia with four hours of nonstop entertainment in the skies. Friday is usually a Rehearsal Day, while the main show takes place on Saturday and Sunday. Airshow performances will take place from approximately 10:30 am to 3:30 pm each day. The working hours of the Airshow are 9 am to 4:30 pm.

Last year, an Air Force F/A-18F Super Hornet and the Air Force Roulettes aerobatic team conducted aerial displays at the Pacific Airshow on the Gold Coast. The three-day Pacific Airshow also featured flypasts from a C-17A Globemaster and a C-130J Hercules. In addition to air displays, the show showcases a range of events and activities, like pilot meet-and-greets, autograph sessions, after-show parties, live music, and a kids zone. Food and drink trucks will be offered near the Show Centre.

Location & Tickets

All events will take place at Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland, just 3.2 miles (5.1 km) away from Gold Coast. General admission one-day tickets start at $50 per person ($35 for kids and students aged 4-17). A three-day pass costs $100 ($70 for kids). Family tickets for a family of 2 adults and two kids range from $135 for a single-day ticket to $270 for a 3-day pass. Premium and Hospitality passes and available starting at $135. Entry for children three years and under is free. If the attendees decide to be outside the ticket zone, they are advised to bring their lawn chairs, blankets, and small umbrellas.

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