Airshows 2006

Across the country this season, almost 200 airshows, and every one a winner. Here’s The List.

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ALABAMA
Birmingham Sept. 23 & 24
Wings & Wheels
Maxwell AFB Apr. 8
Maxwell AFB River Region
Air Show (Thunderbirds)

ALASKA
Elmendorf AFB Aug. 12 & 13
Arctic Thunder (Blue Angels)

ARIZONA
Goodyear Oct. 28 & 29
Thunderbird Balloon
and Air Classic
Prescott Sept. 30
Arizona Skyfest

ARKANSAS
Fayetteville June 17 & 18
Arkansas Air Museum Airfest
Fort Smith Mar. 25 & 26
Fort Smith Regional Air Show (Thunderbirds)
Little Rock AFB Oct. 28 & 29
Little Rock AFB Open House

CALIFORNIA
Beale AFB June 3 & 4
Beale AFB Air Show (Thunderbirds)
Edwards AFB Oct. 28 & 29
Edwards AFB Open House (Thunderbirds)
Fairfield Oct. 14 & 15
Travis AFB Air Expo
Fresno June 17
KJWL Father’s Day
Air Show & Fly-In
Los Angeles June 24
American Heroes Air Show
March ARB Apr. 29 & 30
March ARB Air Show (Thunderbirds)
Marysville June 9–11
Golden West EAA
Regional Fly-In & Air Show
Mojave Oct. 4
Mojave Air Show (Snowbirds)
NAS Point Mugu Oct. 7 & 8
Point Mugu Air Show
Ramona June 24 & 25
Ramona Air Fair
Redding Sept. 30 & Oct. 1
Redding Air Show (Snowbirds)
Riverside Apr. 1
Riverside Air Show
Salinas Sept. 30 & Oct. 1
California International Air Show
San Carlos June 17 & 18
Vertical Challenge Helicopter Show
San Diego Oct. 13–15
MCAS Miramar Air Show
San Francisco Oct. 7 & 8
San Francisco Fleet Week
Santa Maria Aug. 26 & 27
Thunder Over the Valley Air Show
Santa Rosa Aug. 19 & 20
Wings Over Wine Country
Van Nuys June 11
VNY Rockin’ Airfest
Watsonville May 26–28
Watsonville Fly-In & Air Show

COLORADO
Buckley AFB Aug. 6
Rocky Mountain Thunder
Denver June 10
Jeffco Airport Open House
Pueblo Aug. 12 & 13
In Their Honor Air Show

CONNECTICUT
Groton June 17 & 18
Groton Family Airfest

DELAWARE
Dover May 13 & 14
Dover Air Force Base Open House

FLORIDA
Ft. Lauderdale May 6 & 7
Ft. Lauderdale Air & Sea Show (Blue Angels, Snowbirds)
Ft. Myers May 20 & 21
Ft. Myers Beach Air Show
Lake City Nov. 11 & 12
North Florida Air Show
Lakeland Apr. 4–10
Sun ’n’ Fun (Snowbirds)
NAS Jacksonville
Oct. 28 & 29
NAS Jacksonville Air Show
NAS Pensacola Nov. 4 & 5
Blue Angels Homecoming
Pensacola Beach July 15
Pensacola Beach Air
Show (Blue Angels)
Punta Gorda Apr. 1 & 2
Florida International
Air Show (Thunderbirds)
St. Augustine May 6 & 7
Air Show St. Augustine
St. Petersburg Oct. 7 & 8
Suncoast Airfest
Stuart Nov. 12 & 13
Stuart Air Show
Tyndall AFB Apr. 22 & 23
Tyndall AFB Gulf Coast Salute (Thunderbirds)

GEORGIA
Atlanta May 6
American Heroes Air Show
Eastman June 10
Georgia State Air Show
Kennesaw Oct. 7 & 8
Transportation Expo
NAS Atlanta Apr. 29 & 30
NAS Atlanta Air Show
(Blue Angels)
Peachtree City Oct. 14 & 15
The Great Georgia Air Show
Robins AFB May 13 & 14
Robins AFB Air Show (Thunderbirds)
Vidalia Apr. 29 & 30
Vidalia Onion Festival Air Show (Snowbirds)

HAWAII
Kaneohe Oct. 7 & 8
Blues on the Bay

IDAHO
Twin Falls June 23 & 24
Air Magic Valley

ILLINOIS
Chicago Aug. 19 & 20
City of Chicago Air & Water Show (Blue Angels)
Lake in the Hills June 17
Lake in the Hills Air Expo
Peoria July 22 & 23
Prairie Air Show
Peru June 17 & 18
Illinois Valley Air Show
Rockford Sept. 23 & 24
Rockford Air Show (Thunderbirds)
Scott AFB Aug. 12 & 13
Scott AFB Open House (Thunderbirds)
Springfield June 24 & 25
Springfield Air Rendezvous

INDIANA
Evansville June 24 & 25
Evansville Freedom Festival
Gary Sept. 3 & 4
Gary Air Show (Thunderbirds)
Goshen July 1
Freedom Fest
Greenfield Aug. 26 & 27
Indianapolis Air Show (Thunderbirds)
Muncie June 17 & 18
Summer Heat Air Festival
Terre Haute Sept. 16 & 17
Terre Haute Air Fair

IOWA
Burlington Sept. 16
Burlington Regional Air Show
Davenport June 3 & 4
Quad City Air Show (Blue Angels)

KANSAS
McConnell AFB Sept. 9 & 10
AVN Festival (Thunderbirds)
Wichita Aug. 26 & 27
Wichita Aviation Festival

KENTUCKY
Louisville Apr. 22 & 23
Thunder Over Louisville
(Blue Angels)

LOUISIANA
Barksdale AFB May 13 & 14
Defenders of Liberty Air Show
Belle Chasse Oct. 21 & 22
NAS JRB N’awlins Air Show

MAINE
Portland Sept. 23 & 24
Aviation Past & Present

MARYLAND
Andrews AFB May 20 & 21
DoD Joint Services Open House (Blue Angels)

MASSACHUSETTS
Nantucket Sept. 30 & Oct. 1
Nantucket Air Show
(Blue Angels)
Westfield June 24 & 25
Westfield International
Air Show (Blue Angels)

MICHIGAN
Battle Creek July 2–4
Battle Creek Balloon Championships
(Snowbirds, Thunderbirds)
Bay City Aug. 12 & 13
Bay City Air Show
Belleville Aug. 5 & 6
Thunder Over Michigan
Muskegon July 22 & 23
Muskegon Air Fair
Traverse City July 1 & 2
National Cherry Festival
Air Show (Blue Angels)

MINNESOTA
Brainerd June 24 & 25
Brainerd Lakes Area Air Show
Duluth July 8 & 9
Duluth Air & Aviation Expo (Thunderbirds)
Red Wing May 27 & 28
Wings of Freedom—Salute to Veterans

MISSISSIPPI
Columbus AFB Apr. 8 & 9
Wings Over Columbus—
Career Day (Thunderbirds)
Greenville Sept. 9
Delta Air & Balloon Festival
Tunica June 3 & 4
Tunica Air Races

MISSOURI
Cape Girardeau July 8 & 9
Cape Girardeau Regional Air Festival
Chesterfield Sept. 1–4
St. Louis County Fair & Air Show
Columbia May 28 & 29
Salute to Veterans Celebration
Kansas City Sept. 16 & 17
KC Aviation Expo (Blue Angels)
Mexico Aug. 19
Mexico Air Show
Poplar Bluff May 13
Poplar Bluff Air Show
St. Joseph July 8 & 9
139th Air Wing Missouri ANG 60th Anniversary Air Show
Whiteman AFB June 17 & 18
Wings Over Whiteman

NEBRASKA
Lincoln Sept. 23 & 24
Guardians of Freedom Air Show (Blue Angels)

NEVADA
Nellis AFB Nov. 11 & 12
Aviation Nation (Thunderbirds)
Reno Sept. 13–17
National Championship Air Races (Thunderbirds)

NEW JERSEY
Atlantic City Aug. 23
Thunder Over the Boardwalk (Thunderbirds)
Camden Aug. 5
Battleship New Jersey Aviation Awareness Day
Millville June 24 & 25
Wings & Wheels Air & Car Show

NEW MEXICO
Cannon AFB May 27
Air Power Expo (Thunderbirds)
Kirtland AFB July 1
Kirtland AFB Air Show (Thunderbirds)

NEW YORK
Binghamton July 1
Binghamton Air Show
Geneseo July 8 & 9
Geneseo Air Show
Wantagh Park May 27 & 28
New York Air Show
at Jones Beach (Blue Angels)

NORTH CAROLINA
Andrews-Murphy Oct. 21
Celebration of Flight
Fayetteville May 10
Pope AFB-Ft. Bragg
Open House (Snowbirds)
MCAS New River May 13 & 14
MCAS New River Air Show (Snowbirds)
Seymour Johnson AFB
Nov. 5 & 6
Wings Over Wayne County
Air Show (Thunderbirds)

NORTH DAKOTA
Grand Forks July 22
Friends and Neighbors Day (Thunderbirds)
Minot AFB July 7 & 8
Northern Neighbors Day (Snowbirds)

OHIO
Akron June 17 & 18
Aero Expo: Defenders of Freedom
Akron Sept. 10
National Radial Engine Exhibition
Cincinnati Sept. 16 & 17
Blue Ash Airport Days
Cleveland Sept. 2–4
Cleveland National Air Show (Blue Angels)
Dayton July 29 & 30
Vectren Dayton Air Show
(Blue Angels)
Willoughby July 14–16
Gathering of Eagles XI

OKLAHOMA
Altus AFB May 20
Altus AFB Air Show (Thunderbirds)
Vance AFB May 20
Vance AFB Air Show

OREGON
Hillsboro July 15 & 16
Oregon International Air Show
Madras Aug. 26
Central Oregon Air Show

PENNSYLVANIA
Lancaster Aug. 26 & 27
Lancaster Airport Community Days Air Show
NAS JRB Willow Grove
June 17 & 18
NAS JRB Willow Grove Air Show (Thunderbirds)
Pittsburgh July 8 & 9
Wings Over Pittsburgh (Blue Angels)
Reading June 2–4
World War II Weekend
West Chester Oct. 14 & 15
Rotorfest All Helicopter Air Show

RHODE ISLAND
North Kingstown June 24 & 25
Rhode Island ANG Open House (Thunderbirds)

SOUTH CAROLINA
Charleston AFB Apr. 8
Charleston AFB Air Expo
(Blue Angels)
Florence May 6 & 7
May Fly Air Show

SOUTH DAKOTA
Sioux Falls July 22 & 23
Sioux Falls Air Show
(Blue Angels)

TENNESSEE
Tullahoma May 27 & 28
55th Anniversary of
AEDC Air Show

TEXAS
Burnet Apr. 8
CAF Bluebonnet Air Show
Dyess AFB May 21
Dyess AFB Open House (Thunderbirds)
El Paso Oct. 7 & 8
Amigo Airsho (Snowbirds)
Ft. Worth Sept. 30 & Oct. 1
Ft. Worth International Air Show (Thunderbirds)
Galveston Apr. 29 & 30
Lone Star Flight Museum
Spirit of Flight
Galveston Nov. 13
Lone Star Flight Museum Fly-Day
Hondo May 12–14
EAA Southwest Regional Texas Fly-In
Houston Oct. 21 & 22
Wings Over Houston (Thunderbirds)
Lackland AFB Nov. 4 & 5
Lackland AFB Air Show (Thunderbirds)
Midland Oct. 7 & 8
FINA-CAF Airsho
NAS Ft. Worth May 13 & 14
NAS Ft. Worth Air Show
(Blue Angels)
NAS Kingsville Apr. 1 & 2
NAS Kingsville Open House
(Blue Angels)
Odessa May 20
American Heroes Air Show
(Blue Angels)
Temple May 6 & 7
Central Texas Air Show

UTAH
Hill AFB June 10 & 11
Hill AFB Air Show (Thunderbirds)
Provo July 1 & 2
Heber Valley Air Show
Wendover Aug. 26
Wendover Airfield Air Show

VERMONT
Colchester Aug. 19
Vermont ANG 60th Anniversary Open House (Thunderbirds)

VIRGINIA
Danville June 3 & 4
Southside SkyFest
Langley AFB May 6 & 7
AirPower Over Hampton Roads (Thunderbirds)
Virginia Beach Sept. 9 & 10
NAS Oceana Air Show
(Blue Angels)

WASHINGTON
Fairchild AFB July 29 & 30
Fairchild AFB SkyFest (Thunderbirds)
Pasco July 29 & 30
Tri-City Air Show & Water Follies
Seattle June 10
American Heroes Air Show
Seattle Aug. 5 & 6
Seafair (Blue Angels)
Tacoma July 4
Tacoma Freedom Fair Air Show

WISCONSIN
Janesville June 10 & 11
Southern Wisconsin Airfest
La Crosse June 17 & 18
Deke Slayton Airfest
Manitowoc June 3 & 4
Manitowoc Air Show
Milwaukee July 8 & 9
Greater Milwaukee
Air & Water Show
Milwaukee July 15 & 16
TCF Bank Air Expo on Milwaukee’s Lake Front (Thunderbirds)
Oshkosh July 24–30
EAA Airventure

WYOMING
Casper July 22 & 23
Wings Over Wyoming (Thunderbirds)
Cheyenne July 26
Cheyenne ANG Air Show (Thunderbirds)

CANADA
BC British Columbia
NF Newfoundland
NS Nova Scotia
ON Ontario
QC Quebec
SK Saskatchewan
Abbotsford, BC Aug. 11–13
Abbotsford International
Air Show (Snowbirds)
Borden, ON June 24 & 25
Borden Air Show (Snowbirds)
Gander, NF Sept. 13
Newfoundland Air Show
Halifax, NS Sept. 9 & 10
Nova Scotia International Air Show (Snowbirds)
Moose Jaw, SK July 8 & 9
Saskatchewan Air Show (Snowbirds)
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
Aug. 26 & 27
Wings & Wheels Niagara (Snowbirds)
North Bay, ON May 20–22
North Bay Heritage Festival &
Air Show (Snowbirds)
Oshawa, ON June 23–25
Canadian Aviation Expo (Snowbirds)
Ottawa, ON June 17 & 18
Air Show Ottawa (Snowbirds)
Quebec, QC June 10 & 11
Quebec Air Show (Blue Angels, Snowbirds)
Sarnia, ON Sept. 23 & 24
Sarnia International Air Show
Saskatoon, SK Aug. 19 & 20
Canada Remembers International Air Show (Snowbirds)
Southport, MB June 3 & 4
Manitoba Air Show(Snowbirds)
Thunder Bay, ON June 7
Thunder in the Air
Toronto, ON Sept. 2–4
Canadian International Air Show (Snowbirds)
Yellowknife, NT Aug. 11–13
Yellowknife International Air Show (Snowbirds)

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