The Rand Airshow 2018

Sun 19 Aug 2018 at 7:00 AM (SAST)

The Rand Airshow makes for a great family day out of the house. You can expect the flying aces of South Africa to descend onto Rand Airport over the weekend for some tricks, stunts and demos! Featuring old warbirds, helicopters, military displays, aerobatics, and much much more...with an amazing kids zone.

Come join us for a fun filled day at Rand Airport.

Book here

Visit our Quicket page for more details.

Rand Airshow Vendors

Thinking about becoming a vendor at The Rand Airshow? Visit our Rand Airshow Vendor page for information and the application form.


What to bring

  • Your Camera
  • Sun block and /or Hat
  • Your own blankets & chairs - Seating is not provided for, but you are welcome to sit in the beer tent and are not required to purchase anything in order to do so
  • You may bring your own food, snacks and refreshments. Coolerbags are allowed. There will be many vendors at the event for those who choose not to bring their own food and beverages.

What NOT to bring

  • Alcohol (There is a beer tent available)
  • Shading e.g. gazebo's or free standing umbrellas (obstructs other's views)
  • Charcoal, Gas Braais or Open Fires (Safety Hazard - This includes the car park areas)
  • Fireworks, Balloons and Flying Toys such as powered model aeroplanes, kites and frizbees (Serious safety hazard to the pilots)
  • Vehicles including motorcycles, bicycles, scooters, skateboards etc. into the public areas

Please note that there will be a shuttle service running from the entrance gates to the main entrance of the show for your convenience.

Important Information

  • Tickets are R70 for adults and R30 for kids under 12. Under 6 free.
  • Tickets can only be purchased at the gates on the day
  • Card facilities are available for ticket purchasing – please bring cash
  • Gates open at 7am
  • The airshow starts at 10am and continues until 4pm
  • Shuttle for the disabled to the Main entrance will be available
  • Free Parking off sight
  • Designated parking for motorcycles

General rules

  • No access will be granted without a ticket
  • All private areas require wrist bands to gain access.
  • Hawkers found will be removed by security and their goods confiscated
  • No shading e.g. gazebo's or free standing umbrellas will be allowed through the gates
  • No charcoal or gas braais (including open fires). This includes the car park areas
  • No fireworks, balloons, self-propelled model aeroplanes, flying toys,  kites,frizbees  are allowed as these pose a serious safety hazard to the pilots
  • No alcohol is allowed. Bags maybe searched .The Harvard and the beer tent will sell alcohol
  • No littering. Please use the numerous bins that are attached to the crowd barriers for your convenience
  • No vehicles including motorcycles, bicycles to operate in public areas. This will include scooters, skateboards, etc.
  • No public are allowed access to the flight line or Control Tower
  • Other restricted areas include the fuel depot, Fire Services and SAAF aircraft, private hangars and airport management offices
  • No persons may remain in the car park areas, except for the specially demarcated car park area at the SAA museum
  • Approved vendors must operate from their demarcated stalls only. They may not move between the public to sell their goods
  • No refunds will be given, unless the event is cancelled. In such a case refunds will be granted.

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