Directions To AirFest
Tampa Bay AirFest is located at MacDill AFB.
Vehicles coming from the North/East of Tampa should utilize the Dale Mabry Gate.
Vehicles traveling from areas West of Tampa should take the Tanker Way Gate (take WestShore or Manhattan to Interbay – proceed East to the Tanker Way Gate (just East of Manhattan on Interbay).
New for 2020 is an expedited HART route for those who don’t want to deal with the increased traffic associated with AirFest. After years of experience dealing with the incredible high demand for transportation into Tampa Bay’s AirFest, we have created your best option to travel to and from Tampa Bay’s premier aerial experience. We’ve learned a lot of lessons over the years, and now let us get you through AirFest traffic while you relax in air-conditioned comfort. Busses will drop-off and pick-up right next to the AirFest entrance. The best way to utilize this expedited service is to use ride-share to get to Britton Plaza or Marion Transit Center and ride the Route 360 Limited Express (see attached map). The busses will run every 15 minutes between Britton Plaza and the Base throughout the day.
Any questions, contact HART @ 813-254-4278.
What Should I Bring To AirFest?
- Hearing Protection
- Cash (ATMs are available)
- Empty bottles to fill with chilled water
- Folding chairs – backpack-type
- Something for the kids to do / snacks for the ride home (they will be super excited on the drive to AirFest and there will be delays exiting the show)