FAQ International Sanicole Airshow
Can I take my dog to the air show?
No, dogs are not allowed on the property.
Can I set up a tent on the property?
On the day of the air show, you can set up a tent, but camping is not allowed.
Can I, as a disabled person, visit the air show too?
Of course. We provide separate parking close to the entrance of the property, just follow the road signs. Show your disability card and access will be granted. On the property, there will be accessible toilets for wheelchair users.
Can I park my motorcycle?
Yes, there is a separate, secure parking space for motorcycles. Just follow the road signs.
How much do I pay for parking?
All parking lots at the Sanicole Airshow are free of charge. Follow the marked parking routes.
Where can I buy a ticket?
You can buy a ticket in advance via [link invoegen]. Would you like to order a special ticket such as a VIP package, a combi ticket or a ‘Friends of Sanicole’ ticket? Then you can only do so in advance.
For the Sunset Airshow on the Friday and the air show on the Sunday, you can also buy regular access tickets at the entrance booth of the event.
How much does a presale ticket cost?
Presale tickets for the Sunset Airshow on the Friday and the air show on the Sunday cost:
For adults: 25 euro
For children from 8 to 14 years of age: 8 euro
If you bring a child who is younger than 8 years, you do not need to buy a ticket, because entry is free of charge for him or her.
For the prices of special packages we would like to refer you to the detailed pages:
‘Friends of Sanicole’-ticket
How much does a ticket cost at the entrance booth?
For the Sunset Airshow on the Friday and the air show on the Sunday, you can buy a regular access ticket at the ticket booth.
For adults: 30 euro
For children from 8 to 14 years of age: 10 euro
Children younger than 8 years get free entry.
Do I get a discount as a citizen of Hechtel or Leopoldsburg?
Yes, as a citizen of Hechtel or Leopoldsburg, you can get a ticket for the air show on the Sunday at a reduced price. get your online ticket through the website of Hechtel-Eksel or Leopoldsburg, you can get a ticket for 5 euro.
From which types of tickets can I choose?
We offer the following tickets:
Regular access ticket
for the Sunset Airshow on the Friday (presale or at the ticket booth)
for the air show on the Sunday (presale or at the ticket booth)
Combi ticket (presale only)
‘Friends of Sanicole’ ticket
I do not have the possibility to purchase my ticket online or to pay by credit card. Is there any other way to buy tickets?
Yes, all types of tickets are for sale at the clubhouse of our flying club (Kamperbaan 165, 3940 Hechtel-Eksel).
From what time is the property accessible?
On the Friday the property opens at 17h15 and on the Sunday at 08h00.
At what time do the air shows start?
The Sunset Airshow on Friday 9 September starts at 18h00.
The air show on Sunday 11 September starts at 10h00.
What is the easiest way to get to the air shows?
The address of the property is Kamperbaan 165 in 3940 Hechtel. Be sure to depart in good time, so that you do not have to miss part of the show.
If you come from Antwerp via the E313, take exit 25a Tessenderlo. After the exit, there are road signs for all the parking lots at the air show. Exit 25 Ham cannot be used due to roadworks and diversions.
If you come from Hasselt via the E313, take exit 25a Tessenderlo. After the exit, there are road signs for all the parking lots at the air show. Exit 26 Paal-Beringen cannot be used due to roadworks and diversions.
If you come from the direction of Eindhoven, then follow the North-South Connection (N74) towards Hasselt and take exit Hechtel. Drive through the centre towards Leopoldsburg. From there on, there are road signs for the parking lots.
If you come from the direction of Hasselt via Houthalen, then follow the North-South Connection towards Eindhoven and take exit Hechtel. Drive through the centre towards Leopoldsburg. From there on, there are road signs for the parking lots.
Take the route Hasselt-Mol and get off at the Leopoldsburg station. Every 15 minutes, shuttle buses depart from the station towards the air show property and vice versa. The ride takes about five minutes. Visit the website www.belgianrail.be for more information.
What if I want to pass through the property by bicycle, without visiting the air show?
If you do not come to see the air show, you will have to pay a transit fee. At point A, you will pay 20 euro. If you reach point B within 30 minutes, you will get your money back.
Will you be coming to the event by bicycle? Then use the bicycle storage area free of charge.
Is there any air traffic during the weekend of the Sanicole Airshow?
No, between 1 and 14 September, the airfield will be closed to air traffic.
What can be seen at the Sanicole Airshow?
Take a look online for the list of participants:
for the Sunset Airshow on the Friday
for the air show on the Sunday
The detailed time schedule will only be finalised on the morning of the air show itself. At the event, you can buy a programme booklet.
Can I bring a backpack or bag to the property?
Yes, small backpacks or bags are allowed. However, as soon as you enter the property, there is a mandatory safety check. You will be asked to open your backpack or bag.