Mark your calendars for the 2018 LMO Airport Expo on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Vance Brand Airport, in Longmont, Colorado.
The 2018 LMO Expo is the airport’s biennial aerial demonstrations and fly-in. This free Expo will feature aircraft from around the area, top-level aerobatic performers, military and antique aircraft, vendors, food, vintage biplanes to general aviation aircraft, jets, helicopters and more – all up close and personal, without the crowds you’ll find at the bigger events.
LMO Airport Expo Schedule of Events
Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 7am to 3 pm
7:00 am Gates Open
7:00 am Pancake Breakfast (Hours: 7:00 am – 9:00 am)
8:45 am Astronaut Vance Brand Presentation
9:30 am American Legion Awards Ceremony
10:00 am Beer garden opens (Hours: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm)
10:15 am Aerial Demonstrations: Performances and fly-bys from the Rocky Mountain Renegades, Mile-Hi Skydiving, North American T-6, SubSonex Mini-jet, Maverick Jet, DHC-1 Chipmunk, and more!
12:45 pm Music stage featuring local cover band, “Girls On Top”
1:00 pm End of Aerial Demonstrations
3:00 pm Gates close
LMO Airport Expo Restrictions, Tips, and FAQs
Below, you will find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) as well as other helpful information about the Expo.
Q: How much does it cost to attend?
A: Parking and admission to the event are free. (Donations will be accepted at the gate).
Q: What time do the gates open/close?
A: Static displays and the kids’ space will open starting at 7:00 a.m. and run until the close of the expo at 3:00 p.m.
Q: Will beer/alcohol be available?
A: The on-premises beer garden will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Q: Is smoking allowed?
A: No, smoking inside the airport grounds is not permitted.
Q: Is there a lost and found/lost child center?
A: Yes, the first aid desk will be the primary point of contact.
Q: Can I bring my pet?
A: Only service animals will be allowed on airport grounds during the Expo. No pets, please.
Q: What should I bring?
A: Sunscreen, water (note that several food vendors will have water available for purchase), chairs, etc. Due to the nature of aerial demonstrations, hearing protection (ear plugs) for younger children may be desired.
Q: What can I not bring?
A: Firearms are prohibited. Alcohol brought in or purchased outside of the designated beer garden area is also prohibited.
Q: Are coolers allowed?
A: Yes, however alcohol brought in or purchased outside of the designated beer garden area is prohibited.
Q: Can I bring folding lawn/camp chairs?
A: Yes, however, please be aware of all aircraft movement areas. Lawn chairs that are unattended can be blown around and damage aircraft or injure people.
Q: Who to contact if I have more questions?
A: Call or email David Slayter the Airport Manager at (303) 651-8431.
You can be a part, too. Become a sponsor, today!
Your generosity makes it happen. The 2018 LMO Expo could not take place if it weren’t for the generosity of our corporate sponsors, the City of Longmont, and individual donors. Made to a governmental organization for the purpose of sponsorship, your donation may be tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.
We offer several levels of sponsorship and appreciate everyone who helps to make this year’s event a success!
If you would like to support the Expo at any donor level donor, please make checks payable to City of Longmont and mail to the following address:
David Slayter, Airport Manager
375 Airport Road
Longmont, CO 80503
With your donation, please include whether or not you would like to be recognized via our website. For Silver level donors and above, please include a high-resolution version of your company logo.
Pilot / Fly-In Information
Pilots from around the state and surrounding areas are invited to fly-in and join us for a fun-filled day. Below, you will find information to aid your arrival to and departure from LMO during the Expo.