Singapore Airshow 2020 Back On 15 & 16 Feb For Public Entry

Every 2 years, the much-loved Singapore Airshow 2020 takes to the skies to create unforgettable memories for our young aspiring pilots.

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This year’s public entry dates have been announced — aka Saturday (15 Feb) & Sunday (16 Feb). Definitely a memorable day out with the kiddos, if you can snag the coveted tickets, that is.

Here’s all you need to know about what’s in store for guests, before you decide if it’s worth jio-ing the fam.

Insane aerial acrobatics & coloured smoke displays

Casual fans of the Singapore’s very own Black Knights will recall iconic roaring displays in the skies during National Day.

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In the previous airshow in 2018, the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) team showed off the agility of F-16C & F-15SG aircrafts in a 15-min aerial display, breezing through 15 daring air manoeuvres.

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If those shows are anything to go by, you can expect everything from coloured smoke whirls in the shape of hearts, daredevil somersaults & heart-stopping, plane tumbling aerial displays.

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Regional teams from Southeast Asia have made appearances before, so let’s hope they’ll do so again this year.

Do make sure that you arrive at least 15 mins before each show begins to chope a good spot in the plaza.

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The timings for the flying displays are not out yet, so keep your eyes peeled for updates on Singapore Airshow’s website.

Climb inside a viking jet at the static display section

The coordinated regional flight displays may be jaw-dropping but you’ll need to find other things to do to make the price of admission worthwhile.

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Taking a leisurely stroll within the expansive static display exhibition may just do the trick.

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Besides rows and rows of business jets lined up along the aisles for the affluent to purchase, there may also be interactive experiences in store for the public.

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Who knows, you can catch a rare glimpse of the inner workings of the latest aircrafts or explore the inside of military jets.

Meet superheroes, mascots & pilots IRL

Past shows have featured people dressed as popular Marvel Avengers like Captain America, Hawkeye & Spider-Man.

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There’s no certainty that they’ll be at this year’s shows, but keep a lookout for other mascots that may be making their rounds.

Besides superheroes, you’ll get your chance to meet heroes closer to home too. Pilots behind the insane displays will patiently await their fans at the Exhibitors Club, to strike up conversations or dish out autographs.

Journey to the East may well be worth it

Changi may be every Westie’s nightmare destination but we promise that for the crazy flight displays alone, a bi-annual pilgrimage to the airshow may well be worth it.

The Singapore Airshow 2020 will be held at Changi Exhibition Centre, a short ride away from Changi Airport or the Singapore Expo.

Changi Exhibition Centre

Address: 9 Aviation Park Road, Singapore 498760
Public Dates: 15 & 16 Feb 2020
Nearest MRT: Expo MRT Station
Public Transport: Free Airshow Shuttle at Singapore Expo, Hall 7 (Foyer). 2-way service is complimentary for all visitors with valid tickets.

Here’s the detailed schedule for the bus timings, which run at regular 5-min intervals.

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Prepare for security screenings at the shuttle bus boarding point. All guests are “advised to travel light” to “expedite” the process.

You aren’t advised to drive there unless you can afford a parking pass. As per the website, it costs a whopping $140/day to park on the premises.

Note that only vehicles with a valid Singapore Airshow 2020 vehicle label will be allowed access into the exhibition site.

Public ticketing info & prices

So how much does a day at the Singapore Airshow cost for a public visitor? Inclusive of the flight displays, static displays & convention hall exhibition with tons of free merch & badges, we think it’s pretty affordable — sans the parking fee of course.

  • Adult – S$27
  • Child (3-12 years) – S$14
  • Group Package (4 tickets & 1 carpark label) – S$192

*Admission is free for children below 3 years of age. Please note that re-admission is not allowed. All prices are inclusive of 7% GST & a complimentary return shuttle bus service to the Expo.

You can head over to their Sistic website to book your tickets now. Fastest fingers first though, they do sell out pretty fast.

Lookout for road closures & traffic announcements

If you’re not so inclined to visiting planes on your weekend off, do note that there could be various road closures & traffic arrangements prior & during the show.

We’ll update this article accordingly closer to the date. But at least we know the weather will definitely be sunny on the second weekend of February!

We also hope that the event will go off without a hitch & that all participants will remain safe, bearing in mind 2018’s unfortunate accident.

Will you be joining the mad rush to check out the Singapore Airshow 2020? We’d love to hear your thoughts on the bi-annual fair below.

Featured image adapted from Singapore Airshow.