Wings Over Houston Airshow Tickets
Venue: Ellington Airport in Houston, Texas
Organizers: Commemorative Air Force
Sponsors: Texas Bay Credit Union, Ford, Verizon, Phillips 66
Participants: Tora! Tora! Tora!, Phillips 66 Aerostars, US Air Force
Wings Over Houston Airshow TicketsSince the inaugural 1985 event, the Wings Over Houston Airshow has focused on displaying WWII aircraft and raising awareness for the latest advances in modern aviation. Considered by many to be one of the best airshows in the country, the CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow is a non-profit event that is organized by the Commemorative Air Force. The airshow takes place through the volunteer efforts of several military and civilian organizations that serve as logistical, advertisement and sponsorship partners for the event. The Lone Star Flight Museum, the Houston Collings Foundation at Ellington Airport and the Vietnam War Flight Museum provide the archival information that supports the airshow and that helps to keep the presentations historically accurate. Over the years, the airshow has thrilled thousands of attendees with performances by teams like the US Navy Blue Devils and the Aeroshell Aerobatics, and has hosted demonstration flights of the F-16 Falcon, P-47 Thunderbolt and F-35 Lightening II Stealth Fighter. Get your tickets at StubHub today to secure the best seats available for this exciting airshow.
How did the Wings Over Houston Airshow get started?The CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow began in 1985 as a collaboration among volunteers from the Commemorative Air Force Houston Wing, Gulf Coast Wing and Tora!, Tora!, Tora! Throughout its 35-year history, the event has added numerous sponsors, advertising partners and logistical partners that include military and civilian organizations, cultural venues and transportation agencies.
Where does Wings Over Houston take place?The Wings Over Houston Airshow takes place annually at Ellington Airport, which is located at 11602 Aerospace Avenue in Houston, Texas. Its associated Ellington Airport Joint Field Reserve Base is located nearby at 11210 Blume Avenue in Houston.
Who are some of the sponsors of the Wings Over Houston Airshow?Wings Over Houston has been sponsored by Texas Bay Credit Union, Bud Light, Ford, Webster Texas, Oracle, League City Texas, Houston Porta-Kamp, Remax of Texas, Tubular Solutions, Phillips 66, Verizon, Gainsborough Waste, Lonestar Forklift and Lakeview Glass and Mirror. The airshow also has numerous promotional partners that include The Eagle 106.9 radio station, The New 93Q Country, Country Legends 97.1, Captivate Network, 89.3 KSBJ, 91.7 FM NGEN, Houston Chronicle, Good Cents, AM700 KSEV, Bay Area Media Services, Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce, Parent Magazine, 365 Houston and Go-Galveston.com. Webster Texas is both a sponsor and a promotional partner.
What can I expect when I attend the Wings Over Houston Airshow?CAF Wings Over Houston is considered one of the premier airshows in the United States and you can expect to witness some of the best feats in piloting and see some of the most interesting aircraft from past and present. The skills of logistical partners Lansdowne-Moody, University of Texas Medical Branch and the Houston Airport System converge with the support of numerous sponsors to ensure that spectators are treated to a unique and unforgettable experience. The event includes several types of flight exercises, aircraft exhibits and opportunities to grab food and beverages. StubHub is your go-to place for Wings Over Houston Airshow schedule information, tickets and more.
What is the Wings Over Houston Airshow schedule?The Wings Over Houston event takes place on Saturday and Sunday. The gates open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 6:00 p.m. on both show days. The Static Warbird display opens from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and the Legends and Heroes Tent at is open from 9:00 a.m. until closing. Feature flying begins at 10:00 a.m., followed by Jet Team Flying at 3:00 p.m. The food and beverage tents and kids area are open for the entire duration of the event.
Who are some of the performers at the Wings Over Houston Airshow?Demonstrations are executed by teams like the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, made up of members of the Canadian Armed Forces and employees of the National Defense Public Service. Previous years have featured demonstrations by the Collings Foundation, F-4D Phantom and the US Navy Blue Angels.
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