Free RideKC Shuttles Will Move Thousands of KC Air Show Fans

Posted on: Jul 05, 2019

Buck O’Neil Bridge closed to all vehicles except RideKC Shuttles

(Kansas City, Mo. I July 5, 2019) - RideKC shuttles will transport thousands of fans to the 2019 KC Air Show on Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7 at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. The free shuttles will start at 8 a.m. and will continue until 6:30 p.m. on both days. Shuttles will arrive and depart from three free parking locations, 7th and Baltimore (J.E. Dunn Garage), Hy-Vee Arena (old Kemper Arena) and 11th and Oak (Ed Wolf Garage). There will be volunteers stationed at each location to help fans navigate to the Air Show using the shuttles. 

The Buck O’Neil Bridge will be closed to all traffic and only RideKC shuttles will be able to drive over the bridge. RideKC is providing 80 air-conditioned buses for shuttles. Please plan to arrive at the shuttle locations early as there may be long lines waiting to load the buses. The Downtown Streetcar will be running during the event. Attendees can use the North Loop stop at 7th and Main to exit the KC Streetcar and get on the shuttle at 7th and Baltimore. Downloadable maps of the parking locations are available on the KC Air Show website.

Gates open at 9 a.m. on both show days. Aerial performances are scheduled to start at approximately 10:30 a.m. Gates will close at approximately 5 p.m. each day.

The famed Blue Angels are performing, as well as the U.S. Army Golden Knights, A-10 Demo Team, Patty Wagstaff, Julie Clark, and many more. Fans will see two days of world-class aerobatic performances, military jet demonstrations and thrilling entertainment for the entire family.

Bus with KC Air Show advertisement, showing the Blue Angels