Battle Creek Field of Flight

July 1 - 5, 2020

Event Info

EVENT DIRECTIONS & PARKING

BATTLE CREEK FIELD OF FLIGHT AIR SHOW

AND BALLOON FESTIVAL

W.K. Kellogg Airport

DIRECTIONS FROM 1-94  

2020 BATTLE CREEK FIELD OF FLIGHT AIR SHOW 

AND BALLOON FESTIVAL

W.K. Kellogg Airport

GENERAL & VIP DIRECTIONS FROM I-94

OPTION 1 – If heading West on I-94 – Take the Helmer Road Exit #95 (Go North on Helmer) and follow this to the Field of Flight GENERAL Parking Lots which will be GENERAL SOUTH PARKING Sponsored by Denso – Gate 16. Free Shuttle Service is available to the Main Gate. (VIP, Performers & Vendors) Follow the above directions, however, when you come to the main intersection – Columbia Avenue, you can turn West/Left on to Columbia and follow to South Airport Road (R & L Trucking on South side) you will turn North (left) and follow to BLUFISH Parking Lot with a BLUE Banner. Free Shuttle Service is available to the King Jewelers Gate. VIP, Performers & Vendors with a Gate 6 Pass proceed through Gate 6 to Security.

OPTION 2 – (VIP, Performers & Vendors) If heading East on I-94 From – Take Exit #92 which is Springfield/Skyline Drive/Martin Luther King HWY. You will go north to the first traffic light; turn right this will be Columbia Avenue. The next traffic light is South Airport Road (R & L Trucking will be on the south side) you will turn North (left) on South Airport Road (passing Duncan Aviation) and follow it until it comes to a dead end which you will see BLUFISH GENERAL Parking Lot with a BLUE Banner. Parking Volunteers will be there to greet you. Free Shuttle Service is available to the King Jewelers Gate. VIP, Performers & Vendors with a Gate 6 Pass proceed through Gate 6 to Security. PLEASE NOTE: A PORTION OF COLUMBIA AVENUE WILL BE CLOSED DURING THE US AIR FORCE THUNDERBIRD DEMONSTRATION (4 PM-5:30 PM)

GENERAL PARKING DIRECTIONS FROM M-37

Stay South on M-37. You will cross over Michigan Avenue (Urbandale) and this will turn into N. Helmer Road. This will deadend into Dickman Road. At Dickman Road turn left (East). The next traffic light is Helmer Road and you will turn right (South). Follow this until you come to the Field of Flight GENERAL NORTH PARKING Sponsored by JB’S Whiskey Old Style Grill – Gate #17. Parking Volunteers will be there to greet you. Free Shuttle Service is available to the Main Gate. PLEASE NOTE: A PORTION OF DICKMAN ROAD WILL BE CLOSED DURING THE US AIR FORCE THUNDERBIRD DEMONSTRATION (4 PM-5:30 PM) – FOLLOW DETOUR SIGNS. GENERAL & VIP DIRECTIONS FROM COLUMBIA AVENUE Take Columbia Avenue heading West or towards the Lakeview Meijer. Go through the Helmer and Columbia Intersection/Traffic Light to the next Traffic Light; which is South Airport Road. Turn Right (North) on South Airport Road; go pass Duncan Aviation and follow to BLUFISH Parking Lot with a Blue Banner. You may take the Free Shuttle to the King Jewelers Gate or simply walk to that gate. VIP, Performers & Vendors with a Gate 6 Pass proceed through Gate 6 to Security.

GENERAL PARKING $5.00 – PLEASE HAVE EXACT CHANGE FOR THE PARKING TEAM FIELD OF FLIGHT OFFICE: 269-962-0592

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GENERAL PARKING $5.00 – PLEASE HAVE EXACT CHANGE FOR THE PARKING TEAM

FIELD OF FLIGHT OFFICE:  269-962-0592

Website www.bcballoons.com for Schedule information

Tune in to WIN 98.5 FM for Updates

 

GENERAL PARKING $5.00 EVERY DAY – PLEASE HAVE EXACT CHANGE FOR THE PARKING TEAM! THANK YOU!


ROAD CLOSURES
  July 3 to July 7

The following is our “tentative” daily breakdown of road closures for this summer’s Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival. Basically, there will be no through traffic on HELMER ROAD from COLUMBIA AVENUE to DICKMAN ROAD during these times frames (detours will be in place). Event Parking Traffic Only.

Road Closures

  • Wednesday, July 3
    4:00 PM – 10:30 PM Helmer Road Closed from Columbia Avenue to Dickman Road
  • Thursday, July 4
    9:00 AM – 11:00 PM Helmer Road Closed from Columbia Avenue to Dickman Road
  • Friday, July 5
    9:00 AM – 11:00 PM Helmer Road Closed from Columbia Avenue to Dickman Road
  • Saturday, July 6
    6:45 am – 11:00 PM Helmer Road Closed from Columbia Avenue to Dickman Road ½ Marathon & 5K
  • Sunday, July 7
    9:00 AM – 9:00 PM Helmer Road Closed from Columbia Avenue to Dickman Road

FIELD OF FLIGHT OFFICE: 269-962-0592
Website www.bcballoons.com for Schedule information
Please tune in to FM WIN 98.5 for traffic & weather updates.