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Air Show Calendar - 2016

Listed below are some of the highlights of the extensive 2016 air show season in the United States.

Check with individual air show operators to determine up-to-the-minute schedules and information.

Highlights of the 2016 Air Show Season

Thunder and Lightning Over Arizona
DavisMonthan AFB, Tucson, Arizona
March 12 - 13, 2016
Tampa Bay Air Fest 2016
MacDill AFB, Tampa, Florida
March 19 - 20, 2016
Los Angeles County Air Show
Fox Airfield, California
March 19 - 20, 2016
Melbourne Air & Space Show
Melbourne International Airport, Florida
April 1 - 3, 2016
Luke Days Open House & Air Show
Luke AFB, Glendale, Arizona
April 2 - 3, 2016
Wings Over South Texas
Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas
April 9 - 10, 2016
AirFest 2016 - Thunder Over the Empire
March Air Reserve Base, California
April 16 - 17, 2016
Fort Worth Air Power Expo
NAS Fort Worth JRB, Texas
April 23 - 24, 2016
MCAS Cherry Point Air Show
Marine Corp Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina
April 29 - May 1, 2016
Planes of Fame Air Show
Chino, California
April 29 - May 1, 2016
Defenders of Liberty Air Show
Barksdale AFB, Bossier City, Louisiana
April 30 - May 1, 2016
Guardians of Freedom Air Show
Lincoln Airpark, Nebraska
May 7 - 8, 2016
Spirit of St. Louis Air Show
St. Louis, MO
May 14 - 15, 2016
Cannon AFB Open House
Cannon AFB, Clovis, New Mexico
May 28 - 29, 2016
Mid-Atlantic Museum WWII Gathering of Warbirds
Reading Regional Airport, Pennsylvania
June 3 - 5, 2016
Kirkland AFB Open House and Air Show
Albuquerque, New Mexico
June 4 - 5, 2016
Dayton Air Show
Dayton International Airport, Ohio
June 18 - 19, 2016
Vero Beach Air Show
Vero Beach Municipal Airport, Florida
June 25 - 26, 2016
Hill AFB Warriors Over the Wasatch
Hill Air Force Base, Ogden, Utah
June 25 - 26, 2016
EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2016
Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh WI
July 25 - 31, 2016
Arctic Thunder
Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska
July 30 - 31, 2016
Offutt Air Show
Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska
July 30 - 31, 2016
Reno National Championship Air Races
Reno Stead Airport, Reno, Nevada
September 14 - 18, 2016
Wings Over Natchitoches
Natchitoches Regional Airport, Louisiana
September 17, 2016
Heart of Texas Air Show
Waco Airport, Texas
September 17 - 18, 2016
MCAS Miramar Air Show
MCAS Miramar, San Diego, California
September 23 - 25, 2016
Robins AFB Air Show
Warner Robins, Georgia
October 1 - 2, 2016
San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show
The Waterfront, San Francisco, California
October 7, 2016
Florida International Air Show
Punta Gorda Airport, Florida
October 21 - 23, 2016
Wings Over Houston Air Show
Ellington Field, Houston, Texas
October 22 - 23, 2016
NAS Pensacola Open House and
Blue Angels Homecoming

Sherman Field, NAS Pensacola, Florida
November 11 - 12, 2016
Aviation Nation - Las Vegas Air Show and
Thunderbirds Homecoming

Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, Nevada
November 12 - 13, 2016
   


Detailed List of Upcoming Air Shows in 2016 and 2017

Air Show Photos

Barksdale Air Force Base Open House and Defenders of Liberty Air Show 2012
Barksdale Air Force Base Open House and Defenders of Liberty Air Show 2012
U.S. Air Force F-16 Thunderbirds, Artic Thunder Air Show, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska
Photo courtesy of Alaska Professional Photography
U.S. Air Force F-16 Thunderbirds, Artic Thunder Air Show, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska
Photo courtesy of Alaska Professional Photography
Consolidated B-24J Liberator "Witchcraft" (S/N 44-44052) of the Collings Foundation at Tyler Texas Air Show
Consolidated B-24J Liberator "Witchcraft" (S/N 44-44052) of the Collings Foundation


B-25J-5-NC "Yellow Rose", S/N 43-27868, built in 1943
Operated by the Yellow Rose Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF), San Marcos, TX
B-25J-5-NC "Yellow Rose", S/N 43-27868, built in 1943
B-29 "FiFi" of the Commemorative Air Force, with CAF flag and American flag waving from cockpit
B-29 "FiFi" of the Commemorative Air Force, with CAF flag and American flag waving from cockpit

Photos of the Cannon Air Force Base Air Show ... May 24-25, 2014

KC-135R Stratotanker of the 97th Air Mobility Wing on display at the 2014 Cannon AFB Air Show, Clovis, New Mexico
KC-135R Stratotanker at the 2014 Cannon AFB Air Show, Clovis, New Mexico
F-16 Aircraft of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds on display at the 2014 Cannon AFB Air Show, Clovis, New Mexico
F-16 Aircraft of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds on display at the 2014 Cannon AFB Air Show, Clovis, New Mexico
C-130 Combat Talon on display at the 2014 Cannon AFB Air Show, Clovis, New Mexico
C-130 Combat Talon on display at the 2014 Cannon AFB Air Show, Clovis, New Mexico
C-130J Super Hercules at the 2014 Cannon AFB Air Show, Clovis, New Mexico
C-130J Super Hercules at the 2014 Cannon AFB Air Show, Clovis, New Mexico
C-17 Globemaster III 0064 at the 2014 Cannon AFB Air Show, Clovis, New Mexico
C-17 Globemaster III at the 2014 Cannon AFB Air Show, Clovis, New Mexico

Special thanks to Andrew Hersey for granting permission these original photos from his archives