September 8, 9, 10, 2023

Celebration & Afterburner September 8

For the first time in history Airshow London lights up the sky with a spectacular fireworks display along with 100 drones for a grand celebration.  Don’t miss this amazing light show!

Voted best airshow in north america!!

Airshow London is excited to present SKYDRIVE 2023! Join us this September at our drive-in event for a spectacular display of aviation power in the air and on the ground!

📍 London International Airport, London Ontario
🗓 September 8,9,10, 2023
✅ The must-attend family event of the year

We invite you to join us, support us, and get excited with us. Let’s get together and celebrate as a community. And what better way to do that than under the roar of flight – that sparks the imagination and inspires us to soar.

As voted on by our fans, Airshow London was named the Best Air Show in North America by USA Today’s 10Best contest in 2022. You don’t want to miss this epic family experience.

Everything is included with all ticket types

Air Display Performers


Unless noted otherwise, performers will be taking the skies Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Ground Display


Meet Ken Hildebrandt!

Meet Airshow London’s announcer Ken Hildebrandt! Ken’s love for airplanes & airshows, coupled with his experience as a private pilot and as an actor, director & producer, make him an ideal member of any airshow announcing team, providing airshow fans with informative and entertaining commentary that puts people right into the cockpit. His motto for announcing is “Entertain – Educate – Inspire”.

SITE MAP - Coming to Airshow

Check out our SkyDrive 2023 site map,  highlighting all event details including static displays, vendors and more.

SITE MAP - At The Airshow

Check out our SkyDrive 2023 site map,  highlighting all event details including static displays, vendors and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 2023 Park & Play! Check out our extensive ground display aircraft, vendors, merchandise & more!
  • The Ground Display will be open from gate open to close all three days
  • The Ground Display will be open to all ticket holders
  • Free hop-on hop-off Trolley will be available to visit attractions onsite
  • Please download the Airshow London App to see the schedule of performers
  • Tune into 89.7 FM at the show to hear the announcer
  • The Drones and Fireworks are only provided on Friday night after the Hour of Power aviation show
  • For Driving Directions to your zone, click here.

Show Schedule:

Friday Yellow Zone Opens at 12:00pm
Friday Gates Open: 3:00 PM 
Friday Show Times: 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
No Park Entry After: 7:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday Yellow Zone Opens at 9:00am
Saturday & Sunday Gates Open: 10:00 AM 

Saturday & Sunday Show Times: 1:00pm (approx) – 5:00pm 
No Park Entry After: 3:00PM

  • Think ‘drive-in movie’, but drive-in air show instead!
  • Vehicles are required for entry to all zones. Only Flight Deck provides an option with seating and meals for those not able to attend in their vehicle.
  • Vehicles will be welcomed air-side to London International Airport and directed to park in their own individually marked parking spot of 20 X 25-feet.
  • You will be directed to a designated spot within your zone upon arrival. Arriving early does not guarantee a premium or preferred spot.
  • Guests may use their designated parking area to enjoy the show “tail-gate” style. 
  • Park & Play! Once you set up your personal parking site, join us at designated attraction areas to view the ground display, vendors, food trucks and more!
  • Guests MUST watch the air display from your own parking site and can NOT enter sites that are not your own. You may not advance to the front row to watch the show.
  • Gold Zone ticket holders will be provided wrist bracelets as no one is permitted to join ticket holders in Gold other than those that arrived in their vehicle at time of arrival.  Anyone without a bracelet  found in this section will be removed from the show and Gold holders inviting guests from other zones will also risk being removed from the show. 
  • Airshow London does not provide individual walk in general tickets. Due to the number of cars entering all access points there are no safe and accessible general walk in points.
  • SkyDrive zones are based off distance from the runway.
  • All tickets are valid for 1 vehicle with up to 6 people. You can add a passenger to your vehicle at check out in ‘add-ons’.
  • The Red zone is on the runway, closely parallel to the runway and offers premium viewing! The Blue zone is great viewing from the regular festival grounds. The Green zone offers affordable parking spots on the grass with a view of the whole event! *Please note: oversized vehicles (see ‘vehicle sizes’) are subject to the oversized vehicle ticket in the blue zone. Motorcycle tickets are also available in the blue zone.
  • Friday Night Afterburner is the must attend grand opening of SkyDrive, including sunset performances and afterburners that you won’t want to miss.
  • The Ground Display will be all weekend.
  • All tickets must be purchased in advance and presented at the air show’s entrance gate to be scanned. QR Code must be visible at the gate.
  • Tickets are accepted in print or electronic format.
  • Tickets are limited – buy early!
  • Oversized vehicles are any vehicle that is a: camper, shuttle, passenger van, 6-wheeled truck, lifted truck.
  • Oversized vehicles must be within 40 feet in length including truck, trailer, etc.
  • Oversized vehicles that meet or exceed the criteria must purchase a Blue Zone oversized ticket.
  • Oversized tickets are valid for 7-10 people.
  • Mini Vans, SUVs and non-lifted Trucks are considered regular size.
  • Motorcycles must purchase a Blue Zone motorcycle ticket.
  • Please note: we will not permit school buses, 40-foot campers or semi-trailer trucks. Please contact [email protected] if you require more details.
  • Individual parking sites will be provided onsite within each zone. No holds available.
  • In order to get a parking site beside another ticket holder, you must arrive at the same time and be in the line-up together upon entrance. You will then be directed to parking sites next to each other.
  • Please note that there are no holds and/or reservations prior to the event or at the event.
  • Potable washrooms will be aligned for guests to access. Please follow event signage and direction from volunteers.
  • Accessible washrooms available on site. Please inform parking attendants upon arrival to be directed to locations.
  • All spots are accessible. Please note Green Zone is on grass, Blue Zone is a mix of grass and pavement and Red Zone is pavement only.
  • Portable FM radio – to hear the Airshow broadcast without draining your car battery (no idling) 
  • Portable chairs and blankets – to sit beside your vehicle and watch the show 
  • Snacks – you may bring your own snacks (additional onsite food available for purchase)
  • NON-ALCOHOLIC beverages – please no glass containers 
  • LOTS of water – it’s likely going to be hot (additional beverages available for purchase)
  • Earplugs – please ensure children have hearing protection 
  • Sun Protection – sunscreen, hats & sunglasses are must-haves
  • No smoking, vaping, or cigarettes  (including cannabis) anywhere on airport property.
  • Alcohol is strictly prohibited.
  • Intoxicated persons will not be permitted on the venue and will be escorted from the event without a refund.
  • The use of remote-controlled/radio-controlled drones or other flying devices is prohibited by law. Violators could be subject to fines and/or jail time.
  • Tents, Pop Up Shelters and Umbrellas must not obstruct the view of other patrons.
  • Tents and Pop Up Shelters must be securely fastened to your car with rope, weights, or bungee cords. Inspections of these items will take place each day and those not secured will be removed.
  • No BBQs or cooking.
  • No open fires or flames of any kind.
  • Any person found to be in possession of a weapon will be immediately evicted from the event without a refund.
  • No pets, except for service animals.
  • Vehicles should be prepared for possible vehicle inspection for prohibited items.
  • Only vehicles will be permitted into the event. No walk-ons are permitted.
  • You must arrive in the same vehicle to gain access to the show.
  • Performers are subject to change without notice.
  • All Airshow London SkyDrive purchases are final sales, with no refunds or exchanges.

We are excited to announce our Yellow Zone Photo Experience tickets at SkyDrive 2023. Yellow Zone will be the perfect location for professional and hobbyist photographers to bring their friends or family, enjoy the show and secure a premium location on the taxiway. VERY LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE.

  • Tickets are sold per vehicle with unlimited number of passengers based on vehicle legal capacity
  • Guaranteed first row parking
  • Access to Nikon Tent & Nikon Viewing Area
  • 3 Day & 2 Day tickets have access to the Friday afternoon practice
  • Access to food trucks and merchandise vendors
  • Access to shuttle to move quickly to ground display area
  • 1 Photo Experience Package that includes:  1 photographer lanyard and badge, collectable swag and individual snack pack

*PLUS*  Photo Experience ticket holders will have the opportunity to add the Hot Ramp Sunset Tour! Details to add on this tour will be provided in the confirmation email you will receive after purchase. 

Hot Ramp Sunset Tour

  • Guided access to the Hot Ramp post-show on Saturday, September 9 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.
  • Parking will be provided, and photographers will be shuttled down to aircraft. 
  • *Photographers Only – MUST BE 18+*

*Please note that all passengers in the vehicle will have access to the event features of Yellow Zone including access to shuttles, ground display and show. One Photographer lanyard package is provided to each Yellow Zone vehicle. That lanyard is to identify the “photographer”.  The photographer (person with lanyard) is qualified to purchase the hot ramp tour (18+). If additional photographers are in a vehicle and WANT a lanyard designation OR would also like to do the Hot Ramp tour, additional lanyard packages may be purchased ($40). If additional photographers do not want the designation and/or do not want to do the Hot Ramp tour, no additional lanyard packages need to be purchased. There is no limit on ‘cameras per vehicle’ in the Yellow Zone. 


Volunteer Opportunities

Make important networking contacts and have the opportunity to develop new connections with people in the community. Acquire on-the-job experience through one of the most recognized events in Canada.


Partnership Opportunities

Airshow London’s SkyDrive offers many levels of partnership and is customizable to suit your needs. Our packages include high visibility on-site branding, activation opportunities and spectator engagement!

2023 Platinum Partner

2023 Skydrive Sponsor

2023 Flight Sponsor

2023 Aviation Sponsor

2023 Airbase Sponsor

2023 Airshow Community Sponsor

2023 Media

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