Traffic Plan

The 2018 Cold Lake Air Show requests spectators adhere to the following routes when travelling to the Show:

  • Arriving from Cold Lake South: at 50th Ave follow directions on Veterans Drive to the parking areas on base.
  • Arriving from Cold Lake North: take Highway 55 west and proceed South on Highway 897 to gain access through 4 Wing’s back gate.
  • ATVs may access the show using the Iron Horse Trail, adjacent to the Kingsway. Bicycle and pedestrian traffic are requested to use the millennium trail also adjacent to the Kingsway.

Inbound/Outbound Traffic

Ingress Overview

On Saturday and Sunday, July 21 & 22, from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm, Veterans Drive will be set up to allow a three lane traffic ingress to 4 Wing. Admission gates are only open from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

From 2:30 pm on, Veterans Drive will facilitate a three lane egress from 4 Wing (no inbound traffic permitted).

Access to/from 4 Wing can be obtained via the back gate at any time.

4 Wing Ingress Detail

North Ingress


South Ingress


The main parking area is accessed via Hwy 28 coming from the south of the City of Cold Lake, entering CFB Cold Lake through the “Main Gate” past A&W.

Air Show parking will be free. Cold Lake residents who live in the north are asked to take Hwy 55 westbound to Hwy 897 and access the show via the back gate. Residents south of the Energy Centre are encouraged to enter via Hwy 28 and turn at A&W.

Designated VIP parking is available for VIP ticket holders only.

VIP Parking Location





Event Access Map

Arriving to Cold Lake Map

Event Grounds Map



Accommodation Options in Cold Lake/MD of Bonnyville

The City of Cold Lake/MD of Bonnyville offers a wide variety of accommodations. Please check out the links below for more information.


Camping Options at 4 Wing

Option 1

RV Camping will be available close to the 4 Wing Viewing Area for Air Show visitors. All RVs must be self-contained as power and water hook-up services are not available. There are 60 RV spots available.

Flat Rate $175/site plus GST for 3 nights. Rate includes 2 general admission tickets for Saturday and Sunday show. Arrival no later than Friday, July 20, 2018 at 8:00 pm and departure no earlier than Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 6:00 pm and no later than Monday, July 23, 2018 at 10:00 am.

RV Parking Pass Pickup Location

RV Parking Pass Pick Up Location

Get your RV Passes here!

Option 2

The RV Campground, located in the Martineau area, is available to members of the 4 Wing Defence Team and their families only.

For more information please follow this link:

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