Is there an accessible car park?
Yes, there are two designated accessible car parks. One is close to the Customer Entry Point in the Red Car Park and the other is close to the Customer Entry Point in the Green Car Park.
Visitors who hire an electric scooter/manual wheelchair from Event Mobility Charitable Trust, but do not have a Blue Badge or receive the higher/enhanced mobility component of DLA/PIP can apply for a RIAT Accessible Parking Permit, allowing them to park in the designated car parks.
To request an accessible parking permit, please complete the form below.
The closing date to apply for a RIAT Accessible Parking Permit is Friday 5 July 2024.
There is an Accessible Viewing Area at the showground suitable for both wheelchair and mobility scooter users. Please complete the Accessibility Request Form below, to request your tickets.
Yes - but please ensure that the battery is fully charged before your arrival as there are no facilities available to recharge them should they go flat.
We also recommend that you bring a puncture repair kit/pump in case of a flat tyre.
Yes, there are accessible toilets in each toilet block on the showground. There is also a High Dependency Unit (HDU) in the Accessible Viewing Area. If you haven't booked a place in this area but need to use HDU at any time during your visit to RIAT, please speak to the staff in the Accessible Viewing Area. If you have your own RADAR key please bring it with you.
Yes, there is a High Dependency Unit (HDU) in the Accessible Viewing Area. If you haven't booked a place in the Area but need to use HDU at any time during your visit to RIAT, please speak to the staff in the Accessible Viewing Area. If you have your own RADAR key please bring it with you.
There are plenty of hard standing walkways along the showground where the static aircraft are parked however there is also a grassed area from the hard standing to the crowdline, which can be uneven in places and not always practical for wheelchairs and mobility scooters.
There is an Accessible Viewing Area on the crowdline, which can be booked by completing the Accessibility request form below.
Unfortunately, pet dogs and any other animals are not permitted entry to the showground, Park & View areas or official RIAT car parks. This is not only for health and safety reasons, but the vast majority of aircraft at RIAT are extremely noisy and very likely to cause distress to any animal.
RIAT is committed to being a fully inclusive event and because of this, we do recognise that some visitors will require a dog to accompany them for medical reasons.
In compliance with the Equality Act 2010, we will accommodate them in this situation via a case-by-case basis.
To proceed with an application, contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once you have done this, you will be sent a form which must be completed in order for us to collect the relevant information about you and your animal.
Following a successful application, you will be supplied with a reference number for your dog which will allow us to identify it.
Electric scooters and manual wheelchairs must be booked in advance. To reserve an electric mobility scooter or manual wheelchair please book online at www.eventmobility.org.uk/book-your-scooter.
Online bookings must be made 2 days before the event. Bookings cannot be taken during the event. If there is spare equipment available at the event it is offered on a first come, first served basis only.
The pick-up/drop-off points will be close to the customer entry points in the Red Car Park on Friday and both Red and Green Car Parks Saturday & Sunday and by the Yellow Customer Entry Point for those coming by bus/coach.
If you hire an electric scooter or wheelchair from Event Mobility this entitles you to a RIAT Accessible Parking Permit for our designated car parks - please complete our Accessibility Request Form below. When completing the form please quote your Event Mobility booking reference.
You are welcome to bring your own electric scooter with you to RIAT, but please ensure hat the battery is fully charged on arrival as there are no charging facilities available at the show.