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Airbus IMAX Theater

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151

The Airbus IMAX Theater at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center is among the first theaters in the world to feature IMAX new laser projection system. The dual 4k laser projection system with a 12 discrete channel sound system provides audiences with the sharpest, brightest, clearest, and most vivid digital images ever combined with a whole new level of immersive audio. The future of movie technology is here!

New Upgrades to Airbus IMAX Theater Include:

  • Brand new 86 foot wide screen
  • Dual 4k laser projection system with new optical engine providing unparalleled 2-D and 3-D brightness
  • New state-of-the-art 3-D glasses that optimize the laser system experience
  • 12 discrete channels plus sub-bass full fully immersive audio experience
  • New capability to show a wider selection of documentary and Hollywood features, and at the highest possible quality

Experience the big screen like never before. The Airbus IMAX Theater houses the biggest IMAX screen in Northern VA. Visit our theater for a truly unique film experience.

The Airbus IMAX Theater is reopening April 30th with IMAX next-generation sound and laser projection system featuring cutting-edge 3D technology!


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