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Contact information

The Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition Avalon 2019 are organised by Aerospace Australia Limited.

The Australian Defence Force is a participant and exhibitor only.

If you have any event enquiries, please get in touch directly with the organisers.

More information: Contact Airshow 2019


The event is held at Avalon Airport, off the Princes Highway at 80 Beach Road, Lara, Victoria.

Avalon Airport is 55 kilometres (approximately 45 minute drive) from Melbourne CBD, and just 20 kilometres (approximately 25 minute drive) from Geelong.

Car parking will be available on site. Fees apply from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 March.

You can also catch public transport to the event; with rail, flight, and ferry options available.

More information: Travel to Airshow


Tickets to the public days can be pre-purchased online through the event promoter.

You can buy a general admission day pass, a single or multi-day Gold Pass, or host a table in the Club Aerospace Chalet.

Subject to availability, tickets may also be available at the gate.

We recommend you only buy tickets from the authorised ticket seller. If you purchase a ticket from a third party, unofficial seller or online marketplace, there is no guarantee that it will be valid for entry.

More information: Avalon ticketing

Stay up to date

To receive the latest updates from the event promoter, sign up to the Airshow 2019 mailing list.

You can also follow us on social media @AusAirForce as we get ready for this year's airshow.

More information: Defence social media

For the best Australian International Airshow experience, don't forget to download the Air Force companion app.