NEW Parking & Directions
There are now several parking options to choose from and most must be pre-purchased in advance. There are only two (2) onsite options, and two (2) shuttle options for the 2017 Duluth Airshow. Please review the following options to best suit your arrival and departure needs prior to purchasing. You can also download the Duluth Airshow Brochure for Web which includes all of the parking areas laid out in a nice map.
ORANGE LOT -UPGRADED ONSITE (Must purchase in advance)
The UPGRADED ONSITE PARKING lot is $35 dollars. The benefit to the upgraded parking is that you bypass all of the traffic. If that isn’t enough you will be glad you did especially after spending a long day at the show. Upon leaving you exit onto a private road which takes you back to the highway bypassing all of the main parking lot congestion. (This lot sells out every year so buy your tickets in advance online, as these are not sold at the show).
DIRECTIONS : (From the Twin Cities) Take I-35 N into Duluth. Once in Duluth, get in the left lane and take a LEFT on exit 255A (21st Ave W exit). Stay on this road for approximately 5 miles and then take a left (just past Miller Hill Mall) on US 53 N (Miller Trunk Highway). Stay on US 53 N for 3 miles and look for the Airshow UPGRADED ONSITE PARKING signs.
GREEN LOT – ONSITE GA PARKING ($5 Advance Purchase or $10 Day of Show)
The ONSITE GENERAL ADMISSION PARKING Lot is $5 dollars in advance and $10 day of show. This lot is our primary general admission parking lot. This green lot is within walking distance (approximately 3 blocks) of our main Airshow gate and pedicab service is available.
DIRECTIONS: (From the Twin Cities) Take I-35 N into Duluth. Once in Duluth, get in the left lane and take a LEFT on exit 255A (21st Ave W exit). Stay on this road for approximately 5 miles and then take a left (just past Miller Hill Mall) on US 53 N (Miller Trunk Highway). Stay on US 53 N for 3 miles and look for Airshow RUNWAY PARKING signs.
TEAL LOT – EXPRESS SHUTTLE UNITED HEALTH CARE (Must purchase in advance)
The EXPRESS SHUTTLE (UHC) is $10 dollars per vehicle. This is new for 2016 and is a way for guests to bypass all of the traffic. The lot is limited to only 1,000 vehicles and shuttles will be running continuously to bring you to and from the air show grounds via the airport runway and drops you off. This is one of the quickest ways to get into and out of the Duluth Airshow (estimated 3 1/2 minute shuttle ride and the $10 fee covers your vehicle and all of your guests inside the vehicle).
DIRECTIONS: (From the Twin Cities) Take I-35 N into Duluth. Once in Duluth, take the Mesabi Avenue Exit and stay on that until Mesabi Avenue intersects with Central Entrance. Take a left onto Central Entrance (194) and proceed about 3 miles. You will then take a right onto Arlington Avenue. Stay on Arlington Avenue and it will become Rice Lake Road. United Health Care is approximately 3 blocks down on the right.
YELLOW LOT – MILLER HILL MALL SHUTTLE (Purchase at Shuttle Stop on Day of Show)
The MILLER HILL MALL will once again be offering shuttled parking. Parking at the Miller Hill Mall is free, however there is a $5 per person charge to ride the shuttle round trip. The Shuttle Stop is located at DOOR #8. Shuttles will be running continuously from the Miller Hill Mall and is an estimated 10 minute shuttle ride.
DIRECTIONS: (From the Twin Cities) Take I-35 N into Duluth. Once in Duluth, turn onto Highway 53 North (Trinity Road). Follow for approximately 8 miles until you reach the Miller Hill Mall. Shuttle Bus departure will be from the Food Court Entrance.
DISABLED PARKING (Advance Purchase Recommended)
We have three (3) options available as follows:
Option 1: Our Orange Lot (Upgraded Parking) is the only flat/hard surface parking available at the show. This lot also features its own entrance gate separate from the general admission ticket gate and is 50 yards away from the gate. This lot has limited parking and is $35 dollars per vehicle.
Option 2: Our Green Lot (General Admission Parking) is a grass lot, however we do have “Pedicab” service from the lot to the main airshow gate. Tickets for the Green Lot are $5 in advance or $10 on the day of show. Please be aware that the pedicab can only carry two (2) people and does not have room for a wheelchair.
Option 3: Board the Express Shuttle from United Health Care ($10 per car) or Miller Hill Mall ($5 per person). The shuttle will put you in our shuttle drop off which is approximately 1 block from the entrance gate.