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Park and ride to Dayton Air Show from museum

The 2015 Dayton Air Show will highlight numerous aviation acts, including the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. In this photo, the Thunderbirds pilots perform the Line Break Loop maneuver during the Thunder on the Bay Air Show at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., March, 28, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez)

The 2015 Dayton Air Show will highlight numerous aviation acts, including the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. In this photo, the Thunderbirds pilots perform the Line Break Loop maneuver during the Thunder on the Bay Air Show at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., March, 28, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez)

DAYTON, Ohio -- Those who want to take an easy route to the Vectren Dayton Air Show may park and ride from the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

RTA shuttle buses will run to and from the museum, dropping off riders at the air show main gate from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. on June 20-21. Shuttles depart from both locations approximately every 10 minutes. The cost for a round trip ticket is $3, and children age 5 and under ride free. Only cash will be accepted. (An ATM is available inside the museum, if needed.)

For more information about the RTA shuttle service, please call (937) 425-8300 or visit www.daytonairshow.com/2015/park-ride/. For more information about the Vectren Dayton Air Show, visit www.daytonairshow.com. (Federal endorsement is not implied.)

The Air Force Museum Foundation is selling discounted tickets to the air show in the Museum Store. The store is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Visitors also can stop by the museum's booth at the Air Show on Saturday, June 20 to learn more about the museum and get free Air Force items while supplies last.

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, is the world's largest military aviation museum. With free admission and parking, the museum features more than 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles and thousands of artifacts amid more than 17 acres of indoor exhibit space. Each year about one million visitors from around the world come to the museum. For more information, visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil.


NOTE TO PUBLIC: For more information, please contact the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at (937) 255-3286.

NOTE TO MEDIA: For more information, please contact Sarah Swan at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Public Affairs Division at (937) 255-1283.

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