ENTRANCE GATES

Airshow entrance gates are open for event entry during the following hours unless otherwise noted. Last event entry is 2 hours before the end of the flying performances each day.

  • Friday, August 5 – 3:00 pm to 7:30pm 
  • Saturday, August 6 – 9:00 am to 2:30pm 
  • Sunday, August 7 – 9:00 am to 2:30pm 

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

IMPORTANT: Directions published here are specifically designed to facilitate the fastest and most efficient event entry for Airshow patrons. Alternate routes may result in detours or delays. Do not follow GPS directions or posted signage to the YXX Abbotsford International Airport.

JUMP TO DIRECTIONS:

ALL AIRSHOW PATRONS, EXCEPT CHALET & CAMPGROUND (2 OPTIONS):

KING ROAD GATE

  1. Take Highway 1 to EXIT #87 CLEARBROOK RD SOUTH
  2. At the roundabout, take the Clearbrook Rd. SOUTH exit
  3. Turn RIGHT on King Rd.
  4. Airshow Gate is located at 31216 King Rd, Abbotsford BC.

MAP TO KING GATE PUBLIC ENTRANCE

QUEEN STREET GATE

  1. Take Highway 1 to EXIT #83 MT LEHMAN RD SOUTH
  2. Go SOUTH on Mt. Lehman Rd.
  3. Turn LEFT on Marshall Rd.
  4. Turn RIGHT on Queen St.
  5. Airshow Gate is located at 1810 Queen St.

MAP TO QUEEN GATE PUBLIC ENTRANCE

 

CHALET PATRONS, INCLUDING PRESIDENT’S CLUB:

IMPORTANT: Walmsley Avenue Chalet Gate is only open during the following times. After these hours, please use the public Airshow gates listed above.

  • Friday, August 5 – 3:00 pm to 6:00pm 
  • Saturday, August 6 – 9:00 am to 12:00pm NOON 
  • Sunday, August 7 – 9:00 am to 12:00pm NOON 

WALMSLEY AVENUE GATE

  1. Take Highway 1 to EXIT #87 CLEARBROOK RD SOUTH
  2. At the roundabout, take the Clearbrook Rd. SOUTH exit
  3. Turn RIGHT on Walmsley Rd.
  4. Chalet Gate is located at 31465 Walmsley Ave.

MAP TO WALMSLEY CHALET GATE

 

CAMPGROUND PATRONS *NEW*:

IMPORTANT: Campground entrance instructions have changed from previous years. Please follow the below directions to access the Campground.

THRESHOLD DRIVE CAMPGROUND GATE

  1. Take Highway 1 to EXIT #83 MT LEHMAN RD SOUTH
  2. Go SOUTH on Mt. Lehman Rd.
  3. Turn LEFT on Threshold Dr.
  4. Campground Gate is located at 30750 Threshold Dr.

MAP TO CAMPGROUND GATE

 

CYCLISTS & PEDESTRIANS

Cyclists and pedestrians should use the Queen Street Gate at 1810 Queen St. A bike rack is located near the shuttle stop. Cyclists should bring their own locks. Bikes and any other possessions are left at the owner’s discretion and risk.

A free shuttle tram will take you from there to the event grounds. Bikes are not permitted on the Airshow grounds.

 

TRANSIT OPTIONS

BC Transit Airshow Shuttle

BC Transit will be operating a special Airshow Shuttle route, connecting the event site with the Highstreet Mall Shopping Centre exchange. The High Street exchange offers connections to the 66 FVX Fraser Valley Express (connection to Lougheed SkyTrain) and other local transit routes.

Link to BC Transit Shuttle Times COMING SOON.

Rideshares (Uber/Lyft) & Taxis

A pickup/dropoff point is available for taxis and rideshare operators at 30750 Threshold Dr, Abbotsford, BC in front of the Sequoia Helicopters hangar. A nearby shuttle stop will take you to the event grounds.

ROAD CLOSURES

IMPORTANT: All closures, detours and times noted below are subject to change. Please check back for the most up-to-date information.

Special information for travelers bound for the Abbotsford International Airport, YXX:

For ease of access during the Airshow, please approach the YXX Terminal from the North via Mt Lehman Rd. Mt Lehman Rd. will be temporarily closed from Approach Dr. to Huntington Rd. during the following times. During these times, the YXX terminal will also be closed. 

  • Friday, August 5 – 12:30pm to 1:30pm 
  • Saturday, August 6 – 12:45pm to 1:45pm 
  • Sunday, August 7 – 12:50pm to 1:50pm 
All other road closures and detours will be in effect during the following hours:
  • Thursday, August 4 – 5:00pm to 8:00 pm
  • Friday, August 5 – 12:30pm to 10:00pm 
  • Saturday, August 6 – 11:00am to 5:00pm 
  • Sunday, August 7 – 11:00am to 5:00pm 

Event Closures:

  • Tracey St. will be closed between King Rd. & Walmsley Rd.
  • Walmsley Ave. will be closed between Tracey St. & Clearbrook Rd.
  • Huntington Rd. will be closed between Mt. Lehman Rd. & Townline Rd.

Detour Route:

  • Westbound detour follows Townline Rd. South to 0 Ave West and Mt. Lehman Rd. North
  • Eastbound detour follows Mt. Lehman Rd. South to 0 Ave East and Townline Rd. North

Temporary Extended Huntington Rd. Closure

The Huntington Rd. closure noted above will be extended between Ross Rd. & Townline Rd. during the following hours:

  • Friday, August 5 – 12:30pm to 1:30pm
  • Saturday, August 6 – 12:45pm to 1:45pm
  • Sunday, August 7 – 12:50pm to 1:50pm 

Detour Route:

  • Westbound detour follows Townline Rd. South to 0 Ave West and Ross Rd. North
  • Eastbound detour follows Ross Rd. South to 0 Ave East and Townline Rd. North

 

FLY IN TO THE SHOW

The Abbotsford Flying Club invites you to fly in for the 2022 Abbotsford International Airshow. Secure single and multi-day aircraft parking is available, as well as overnight camping in the Airshow campground. Please note, standard show admission rates apply.

Have a unique, interesting, or historically significant aircraft you would like to display? Limited General Aviation exhibitor space is available in our Static Aircraft Display area.

For more information on flying in to the Airshow or displaying your aircraft, please contact our General Aviation Host Team: genav@abbotsfordairshow.com