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The Toronto Air Show takes place during the Canadian Labour Day Weekend. For 2006, The Toronto Air Show takes place on September 2nd, 3rd & 4th. The Toronto Air Show at the EX is a must see for the whole family. The Ex, is one of the largest annual fairs in North America & is celebrating 128 years this summer. As part of the Canadian National Exhibition the Toronto Air Show takes place over Lake Ontario. This year the Air Show at Ontario Place is celebrating 101 years of powered flight. There are many wonderful vantage points from a variety of waterfront locations that offer great views of the CNE Air Show.

The Toronto Air Show is a fabulous three-hour display of aerobatics. Participants in the Air Show at the CNE include the Canadian Snowbirds, a spectacular array of Canadian & US military aircraft, as well as performances by some of the very best aerobatic pilots in the world.

The CNE Air Show is a marvellous tribute to aviation. The Toronto Air Show provides a very exciting wrap-up to the Canadian National Exhibition.

You cannot buy tickets specifically for the Toronto Air Show. Enjoying the Air Show at the CNE is included with your admission price. If you plan to watch the CNE Air Show from Ontario Place or the CNE grounds, you will be charged for admission. The CNE prices including the CNE Air Show for 2006 are as follows:

General Admission $12.00
Ages 60 + $8.00
Children 13 & under $8.00
Babies that are held - free

You may watch the Toronto Air Show free from many points along the lakefront. Enjoy the Air Show at the Ex from any location giving a view of the section of Lake Ontario just West of Ontario Place.

The times for the Air Show at the Ex are usually 1:00pm until 4:00pm. The Toronto Sir Show cannot offer a ground display due to extensive construction at Lester B. Pearson International Airport.

CAF Snowbirds are always a favorite at the CNE Air Show. They are celebrating their 35th Anniversary this year & to date have flown for over 116 million spectators across North America at shows like the Toronto Air Show. All members of the Snowbirds appearing at the Air Show at Ontario Place are very experienced & highly trained Canadian Forces personnel. All of the pilots that fly at the Toronto Air Show undergo serious testing in order to evaluate their formation-flying proficiency.

CF-18 Hornet is another aircraft that will be appearing at the Toronto Air Show. Canadian Hornets fly air defense missions as part of N.O.R.A.D. (North American Aerospace Defense Command) & ground attack missions in support of Canada's army in addition to appearing at the Toronto Air Show.

Other aircraft featured at the Toronto Air Show are the F-16, Q-400, T-1, Lancaster, the F-104 Starfighter, Mig 17, & the OMNR Waterbombers. Some of the fabulous pilots performing dazzling feats of aerobatic are Chuck Lischer & Julie Clark.

Getting to the Ex to see the fabulous Toronto Air Show is a breeze! The CNE, featuring the Toronto Air Show, is easily accessed by car from the Gardiner Expressway (take Jamieson Exit when coming from the west, follow signs for Exhibition Place when coming from the east) or Lakeshore Boulevard West. Those taking in the Toronto Air Show will find outdoor & underground parking available for up to 2,700 cars. The Toronto Air Show at the CNE is easily accessible via public transit by taking the 511 Bathurst streetcar & the 29 Dufferin bus, or at the Exhibition stop on the Go Train.

The Toronto Air Show, presented by The CNE, is one of the most exciting events of the season. The Toronto Air Show is a major attraction for tourists & locals alike. Over 2 million visitors from throughout the world attend The Ex, & the Toronto Air Show is one of the most sought after attractions. The CNE is the oldest & largest annual fair in the world, & presents exiting attractions like the Toronto Air Show - fabulous entertainment for the whole family!