Safety Information

We are happy to have you, your friends and your family as our guests at the NAS Pensacola. We will do everything to ensure that your experience is safe and enjoyable. The NAS Pensacola Air Show entry and parking is free and open to our community.


We ask for your cooperation in keeping potentially dangerous items safely outside the air show site. At the entry points to the air show all bags will be inspected and subject to refusal by security. It is recommended that guest minimize the number and size of permitted items to reduce the inspection time prior to access into the air show area. Please note that all vehicles are subject to search prior to entering the base. 


Please note

• Unattended bags and packages will be removed from the premises
• Sun protection, including hat, long-sleeved shirts and long pants and sun screen are recommended
• Water will be available for sale throughout the air show area
• Wear comfortable footgear; you may need to walk long distances.

Prohibited items

In order to keep possibly dangerous items outside the air show site, ALL bags will be briefly inspected as you come through air show entry points and all individuals are subject to search. To keep delays to a minimum, remember that the following items are not permitted on to the air show site and may be confiscated:

• All weapons (regardless of permit) including: firearms, knives (including pocket knives and multi-tools), replica or toy weapons, pepper spray, stun guns walking sticks (except for handicap use) and all other        items that the security force deems dangerous.  Any confiscated items will not be returned. 
• Alcoholic beverages, unless purchased from approved vendors
• Ice chests or coolers
• Backpacks/most large bags
• Outside food & drink
• Alcoholic beverages, unless purchased from approved vendors
• Pets
• Bicycles, roller skates, roller blades, (kick and electric) scooters or skateboards
• Drones

Permitted items

All permitted items will be inspected prior to admission to the air show area. It is strongly recommended that guest minimize the number and size of permitted items to reduce access time into the air show area.

• Folding chairs, lawn chairs, blankets 
• PCS/cellular phones & tablets
• Small purses or diaper bags
• Cameras and camcorders
• Childrens wagons (non-motorized)
• Hand held umbrellas
• Strollers and wheelchairs

Smoking

Smoking (cigarettes and e-cigarettes) is only permitted in designated smoking areas located by each gate entry. Smoking is not permitted near any aircraft or in hangars, including the static display area.

Bicycle & Motorcycle Safety

Bicycles: No Bicycles! For safety reasons bicycles are prohibited base access for the air show.

Motorcycles: Motorcyclists must wear helmets, reflective vests, closed toed shoes and long sleeves.

 

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