Air Show Traffic Changes

Air Show Traffic Changes

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YUMA, AZ- Due to federal aviation requirements in connection with the MCAS Yuma Air Show on Saturday, March 17 and related activities on Friday, March 16, the City of Yuma is closing sections of several streets. This is the latest from the City of Yuma.

Street Closures

  • 32nd Street, from Pacific Avenue to Avenue 3E
    • This will be closed:
      • 1:30 to as late as 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 16
      • 1:30 to as late as 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17
  • Avenue 2-1/2E from Palo Verde Street to 32nd Street
    Palo Verde Street from Lakin Avenue to Avenue 3E
    • These areas will be closed from 10 a.m. Friday, March 16th through as late as 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17.
  • Airport Loop, from 40th Street to Avenue A
    39th Street, from Arizona Avenue to Pico Avenue
    39th Place, from Arizona Avenue to Pico Avenue
    • These areas will be closed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 16, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 17.
  • Yuma County Fairgrounds parking lot
    • The Yuma County Fairgrounds main parking lot will be closed to the public on March 16th and 17.

Parking for the Air Show

MCAS Yuma has issued the following information regarding parking for the air show:

  • "On station General Parking will be available via County 14th Street and County 13th Street with designated signs providing guidance to the entrances to the air station. Please be advised that MCAS Yuma will provide free shuttle services for patrons from the parking lots to the entrance of the airshow.
  • "New for 2012, off station General Parking will be available at the North Yuma County Fairgrounds Parking Lot to include a free shuttle service to the entrance of the airshow provided by YCAT.
  • "Patrons with handicap accessible parking passes may arrive in the North Gate off of Avenue 3E and park in specially designated parking locations on station."

Traveling to and from the Air Show

MCAS Yuma has issued the following information regarding routes in and out of the air show:

  • "On station General Parking off of County 13th and County 14th will only allow one-way traffic to flow on to the air station from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 17.
  • "At 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, MCAS Yuma will reverse the course of traffic to expedite visitors leaving both on station General Parking lots by only allowing one-way traffic to flow off the air station. Keep this in mind when planning your arrival and departure.
  • "Due to temporary road closures, please make every attempt to reduce traffic on Avenue 3E and 32nd.
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