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August 15th, 2014 |

LEHIGH VALLEY, PA– As the 2014 Lehigh Valley Airshow approaches, officials at Lehigh Valley International Airport are confident that this year’s show will be better than the last.

Airshow gates open at 9 AM both Saturday and Sunday.  Flying is scheduled to begin around noon and last roughly four hours each day.  Gates will remain open through 6 PM.  An official performer schedule will not be published until the day of the show, but will be available in the Official LV Airshow Program.

New for this year:

  • There will be 25 different food vendors at this year’s show. With a wide variety of options ranging from Aw Shucks Corn, Red Robin, Take a Taco and more!  This number is more than triple the amount of stands for the 2013 show.  Cash and credit will be accepted at all locations.
  • Additional entrances will allow guests to more efficiently enter and exit the airshow grounds. There will be 3 entrances off of Race Street, for a total of 5 entrances into the airshow.  Those with reserved or ADA parking should enter Fashion Drive.  Those parking in general parking areas can access lots both East and West of Fashion Drive, from Catasauqua or from Airport Road.   A map is available on ALL PARKING WILL BE ON SITE.
  • The spectator area has been shifted to include area on both sides of the static display area, allowing for better viewing vantages and additional space.
  • Reserved seating is available at show center for a cost of $10. This price gives you access throughout the day to come and go, as well as having a seat to sit and enjoy the show.  For those not wishing to purchase reserved seating, outside chairs will be permitted.

The Sands Lehigh Valley Air Show, presented by Service Electric, is one of the few air shows taking place in Pennsylvania this year.  On August 23& 24, 2014, spectators will be able to enjoy static aircraft displays and a classic car show, there will also be a jet team, flight performances, sky diving demonstrations, exhibitors, food vendors and sponsored special events.  Airshow gates will open at 9 AM, with performances from 12-4 PM. Ticket prices are as follows: Advanced Adult: $15, Advanced Child: $9, Gate Adult: $18 and Gate Child: $12.  Children under 4 are free.  Advance tickets will be available at Sands & Co., Wegmans, TopStar Express, Lehigh Valley International Airport Monday-Friday 8a-4p, Days Hotel, Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites, Staybridge Suites, Courtyard Marriot, Residence Inn and  The airshow entrances will be located on Race Street, just off Airport Road.  Parking is permitted only in designated areas and will be offered free to airshow guests.  For more info visit: or


Lehigh Valley International Airport is conveniently located near Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, Pennsylvania and is served by Allegiant Air, Delta, United, and US Airways with 9 nonstop destinations with connections to the world. LVIA serves a twelve county area with a population base of 3.6 million people. The Airport is easily accessible from communities in eastern Pennsylvania and northern New Jersey areas. For more information on LVIA, visit or


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