Archive – Air Show Sarnia 2000

* This show was held July 8th and 9th, 2000 *

“Bigger, better & faaaster”…that’s this years motto for the second annual Air Show.

Walsh Air Show Productions is putting together an incredible list of modern and vintage aircraft for your enjoyment.

Both young and old alike will appreciate these two days of aviation spectacles.
WASP is proud to announce this years major sponsors:

Special Discounts!!
Bayview Chrysler still has a limited number of FREE children’s tickets (age 12 and under) for the Sarnia 2000 show. Drop by their showroom before the tickets are gone! [Bayview Chrysler location]

Discounted advanced sales tickets, $7.50 for Adults and $5.00 for Youths (6-16), can be purchased at both Bayview Chrysler and Hiawatha Racetrack until Friday.

General Information
Dates   Saturday July 8th       Sunday July 9th, 2000
Location Sarnia Ontario – Chris Hadfield Airport    [ Search MapQuest ]   [ Notice to Drivers ]
Times Saturday: Gates open to the public at 9:00am. Aerial show begins at 1:30pm.
Sunday: Gates open to the public at 9:00am. Aerial show begins at 1:30pm.
Admission Prices Adults: $9.00   Youth (6-16): $6.00     5 and under:  FREE    Parking:  $1/car
Contacts Mr. Tom Walsh (519) 659-3298  Fax: (519) 659-0720  or email:admin @ ontarioairshows.com
Sponsors
  • Red Orr’s Bayview Chrysler Dodge Jeep
  • Bell ExpressVU
  • Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp.
  • Montell Polyolefins Canada Inc.
  • Shell Canada Products Ltd.
Benefiting Big Brothers of Sarnia-Lambton
Other Attractions
  • Aviation merchandise and T-Shirts for sale
  • Helicopter Rides
Modern Military Aircraft/Helicopters
Aircraft Status Days
C-2A Greyhound * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
AV-8B Harrier II’s  * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
SH-2G Seasprite * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
Dash 8M-100 Canadian Coast Guard * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
E-2C+ Hawkeye * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
C-130H Hercules * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
Dassault-Breguet Atlantic   * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
TC-12B Huron * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
L-39ZO Albatros * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
CT-114 Tutor * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
CH-146 Griffon * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
T-34C Mentor (2) * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday

 

Vintage Military Aircraft
Aircraft Status Days
PBY Canso * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
TBM Avenger * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
T-28C Trojan   * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
Harvard Mark IV * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
O-2A Super Skymaster * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
Aerospatiale Fouga CM-170 – Roger Simpson * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
P-51D Mustang “Scat VII”  * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
NA-64 Yale * Confirmed * Sunday Only

 

Scheduled Aerial Performances  (not in order of appearance)
Aircraft Status Days
F-117A Stealth Fighter * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
CF-18A Hornet (East Demo Team)  * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
TBM Avenger * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
T-28C Trojan  * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
F-16C Fighting Falcons (2) * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
Harvard Mark IV * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
Pitts S-1S Special – Geremy Mason * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
Aerospatiale Fouga CM-170 – Roger Simpson * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
Sukhoi SU-29 – Bob Davis * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
SNV-1 Valiant * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
P-51D Mustang “Scat VII” * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
HH-65A Dolphin * Confirmed * Saturday Only
NA-64 Yale * Confirmed * Saturday & Sunday
**  Walsh Air Show Productions makes every attempt to verify the attendance of the invited aircraft at all our events.  However, due to circumstances beyond our control, it is possible that some of these aircraft listed may or may not be able to attend.
Event Day Information
  • We strongly suggest you bring plenty of sunscreen and dress for the weather
  • Food and beverages will be available for purchase from on-site vendors
  • Absolutely NO smoking near any aircraft
  • No skateboards or rollarblades
  • Bringing pets to the air show is not advisable
  • Lastly, don’t forget to bring your camera and lots of film!

Notice to Drivers:

For safety purposes and emergency vehicle access, the following measures will be taken during the air show at the Sarnia Airport:

Parking and stopping will be prohibited on both sides of highway #402 in the area of Sarnia Airport and both sides of Airport Road from London Line to Sarnia Airport.

The following roadways will be closed except for local access. Parking and stopping on both sides will be prohibited:

  • Michigan Line from Blackwell Sideroad to Telfer Road
  • Blackwell Sideroad from London Line to Michigan Line
  • Telfer Road from Airport Road to Michigan Line
  • Bridgen Road/Jackson Road from Michigan Line to Telfer Road

Notification by : City of Sarnia Engineering Dept. – Signs will be erected directing motorists.