Special Event Parking and Transportation
PARKING and TROLLEY INFORMATION FOR SPECIAL EVENTS :
19 September: POW/MIA Recognition Day and Wreath-laying Ceremony- 1:00 pm
11 November: Veterans Day Wreath-laying Ceremony- 11:00 am
Currently, the Air Force Memorial has a challenging parking situation due to
the demolition of the Navy Annex buildings and parking lot. However, a parking plan has been developed to accommodate our event visitors. There is
limited regular and handicap parking at the Memorial. Active and physically fit visitors
can walk to the Memorial from the Pentagon Metro or Pentagon City Metro.
- Pentagon Overflow Parking Lot- Hayes Street (across from Pentagon City Mall)- first come basis (after 4:30 PM and on holidays). Please use trolley stop #2 from that location.
- Parking along Southgate Road (after 4:30 PM and on holidays). Please use trolley stop #3 from that location.
Royal Trolley Tours and Signature Tours will provide free trolley transportation, which runs approximately every 10-12 minutes on a continual loop. Trolley stop locations:
Stop #1- Pentagon City Metro
Stop #2- The Corner of Army-Navy Drive at South Joyce Street at ART Bus stop 42/87
Stop #3- Southgate Road Parking Area
Stop #4- Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel at Orme Street and Columbia Pike
Trolley Run Times:
POW/MIA Recognition Day and Wreath-laying Ceremony: 12:30 PM- 2:30 PM
Veterans Day Wreath-laying Ceremony- 10:30 AM- 12:30 PM
Royal Trolley Tours & Signature Tours Vehicles will display a "FREE TROLLEY SERVICE TO THE AIR FORCE MEMORIAL" sign.