IAOPA 2018 |

Warbirds Over Wanaka (WOW) 

 

Warbirds Over Wanaka welcomes IAOPA participants to our unique International Airshow 2018 at Wanaka Airport where we will be celebrating our 30th Anniversary.

 

Airshow Program 2018

Friday 30th March – Practice Day

Gates open at 7.30am on all three days. Operational are all trade, wine and food stands, static aircraft displays.  Be at our free Wanaka Lakeside event from 4.30pm to see helicopters, the Catalina and others as they entertain. 

 

Saturday 31st March and Sunday 1st April - Airshow days (10am-4pm)

Trade Stands and WOWMart (used aircraft parts), wine and food stands are operational. 

 

 

Non-stop flying displays until the airfield attack finale.  Historical WWI and WWII aircraft (eg Spitfire, Kittyhawk, Corsair and Catalina),  signature overseas aircraft, aerobatic displays, The Royal New Zealand Air Force, regional Air Forces, other civilian and transport aircraft and sport aircraft will enthrall. 

 

Our pyrotechnics team recreate scenes while numerous static displays including aircraft for sale, Packard cars, stationary engines and military vehicles and personnel re-enact wartime skirmishes.

Stay on Monday 2nd April for Rides Day and ride in a warbird, helicopter, DC3 or other aircraft.

 

 

 


 

 

IAOPA Saturday 30th March offer

If you wish to join us for this option please ensure you complete it on your registration form

1 Day SILVER Pass for the Saturday

Bus from Rydges to Wanaka and return

  • Pass includes grandstand seating
  • Food, alcohol (including local craft beers), coffee and tea facilities in marquees are close to the stand for you to purchase from

 


 

 

Other options available - please let us know if this is your preference via the remarks on the registraton form. Depending on interest and numbers we will organise transport

 

Silver Pass

1 Day Pass (Friday) - NZ$76.00

1 Day Pass (Saturday or Sunday) - NZ$130.00

3 Day Pass (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) - NZ$247.00

  • All passes include grandstand seating
  • Food, alcohol (including local craft beers), coffee and tea facilities in marquees are close to the stand for you to purchase.

 

Gold Pass

3 Day Pass (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) - NZ$369.00

  • Grandstand viewing
  • Complimentary tea, coffee and water are available
  • A souvenir pack with Gold cap, badge, airshow programme and one complimentary lunch voucher
  • Free entry to Warbirds and Wheels Museum
  • The opportunity to mingle with pilots, get autographs and walk the flightline once on the Saturday or Sunday.
  • Great food and beverages available for purchase

 

  

Titanium Pass

1 Day Pass (Saturday or Sunday) - NZ$459.00

  • The ultimate in luxury in front of the runway with an outside seating area and grandstand.
  • Breakfast from 7.30am with continuous food and beverages all day. 
  • A souvenir pack with Titanium cap, badge, airshow programme
  • Free entry to Warbirds and Wheels Museum (vintage cars, warbirds, art and our Founder, Sir Tim Wallis’ story).
  • You will mingle with pilots and walk the flightline once on the Saturday or Sunday.  Limited to 120 persons per day. 

 



 

 

 

 

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