What you can, can't bring to MCAS Miramar Air Show

(KGTV) - The Miramar Airshow takes to the skies this September, drawing thousands of locals out to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.

Security will be on hand to ensure attendees have a safe time, which includes making sure prohibited items are kept out of the show.


Guests are reminded to only use clear bags to carry belongings and that no cooler or ice chests will be allowed into the show.

The airshow also prohibits:

  • Bags, purses, totes, backpacks & other types of baggage other than bags conforming to the new Clear Bag Policy will not be permitted.
  • Weapons of any kind (regardless of permit) to include but not limited to: firearms, knives (including pocket knives and multi-tools), replica or toy weapons, pepper spray, mace, stun guns, and martial arts weapons.
  • Outside alcoholic beverages.
  • Ice chests or coolers that are not medically required.
  • Pets, other than service animals.
  • Glass containers.
  • Bicycles, roller skates, roller blades, (kick and electric) scooters, skateboards, or hover boards.
  • No personal drones (i.e. quad or hex copters) are allowed to operate on Federal Property or airspace.
  • Large traditional seat cushions that have pockets, zippers, compartments, or covers are not permitted.
  • Lasers or laser pointers.
  • Federally banned substances such as illicit narcotics.

Tents or awnings will also not be allowed into the event. Tailgating is also prohibited.

Guests will be required to present photo identification and are allowed to bring in:

  • Keys, makeup, feminine products, comb, phone, wallet, credit cards, etc. in your pockets if you choose not to put them in a clear bag or clutch.
  • Binoculars and/or cameras.
  • One large clear bag per person is allowed.
  • Either a one-gallon Ziploc style bag, or commercially purchased clear bag – plus a small clutch for personal items.
  • The larger clear bag must be made of clear PVC vinyl and is easily searched.
  • Clear seat cushions and seat pads without pockets, zippers, compartments, or covers are permitted
  • Coolers/ice chests ONLY for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a specified lane at each gate.

For more information on security for the airshow visit their website for more.

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