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2023 Photo Opportunities

Photo Tour & Photo Pit Package

(Saturday, August 12th and/or Sunday, August 13th)

Photographers who travel to air shows all over North America claim that THUNDER's Photo Tour & Pit Package is simply the best in the Air Show Industry!! “The Photo Pit location, layout and amenities are second to none..”

Package includes the following:

  • Early, non-public Photo Tour Access from 6am-7:30am (5:30am checkin),
  • Volunteer Photo Tour Escorts to help ensure as much access as possible,
  • Daily Admission to that day's air show,
  • Designated vehicle parking,
  • Large, exclusive chalet area with ample up-front fencing,
  • A catered, buffet-style lunch and complimentary water all day,
  • Tables and chairs for dining and relaxation.

Advanced ticket sales only. No tickets will be sold on the arrival day. This exclusive package and area SELLS OUT IN ADVANCE every year as participant numbers are controlled.

BUY NOW SATURDAY · $185 BUY NOW SUNDAY · $185

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Whole Weekend Photo Package with Night Engine Runs

Join us all weekend! The weekend package encompasses every photographer's desire for the ultimate opportunities and access.

Package includes the following:

  • Taxiway Photography on Friday,
  • Photo Tour & Photo Pit (Saturday & Sunday),
  • Night Engine Run (Saturday).

Advanced ticket sales only. No tickets will be sold on the arrival day. This exclusive package and area SELLS OUT IN ADVANCE every year as participant numbers are controlled.

BUY NOW · $495

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Taxiway Photography Package

(Friday, August 11th ONLY)

Enjoy the ultimate aviation photographer's experience with THUNDER's Taxiway Photography! Revel in shooting from multiple locations during aircraft arrival day (Friday) between 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Photography will be permitted from the south side of Taxiway 'G' or the Photo Pit area....your choice all day long! Movement between the photography areas and some portions of the static display ramp will be under escort only. Also included is complimentary water, light snacks and a pizza lunch. Advanced ticket sales only. No tickets will be sold on the arrival day. Only 70 photographers permitted.

BUY NOW · $125

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Saturday Night Engine Runs PLUS Photo Tour & Photo Pit Package

(Saturday, August 12th ONLY)

A limited number of photographers will be able to shoot night engine runs of selected warbirds. In addition to the standard Photo Tour & Photo Pit Package, this ticket includes attendance at the Aircrew Dinner on Saturday evening featuring great food & drinks. Following that photographers will have lots of time to get into position as the sun sets and the radials come alive!! (Please note: Participants may not leave the airfield between the end of the air show and the Night Engine Runs).

Package includes the following:

  • Early, non-public Photo Tour Access from 6am-7:30am (5:30am checkin),
  • Volunteer Photo Tour Escorts to help ensure as much access as possible,
  • Daily Admission to Saturday's air show,
  • Aircrew dinner on Saturday evening,
  • Night engine runs photography opportunities,
  • Designated vehicle parking,
  • Large, exclusive chalet area with ample up-front fencing,
  • A catered, buffet-style lunch and complimentary water all day,
  • Tables and chairs for dining and relaxation.

Advanced ticket sales only. No tickets will be sold on the arrival day. This exclusive package and area SELLS OUT IN ADVANCE every year as participant numbers are controlled.

BUY NOW · $245

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