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Virginia Beach Announces Details of Air Show Event

20 Sep, 2018


The men and women of Naval Air Station Oceana are busily planning 2018 NAS Oceana Air Show and are very excited to once again open their base up to the public on Saturday and Sunday, September 22nd & 23rd, 2018. 

This year, the NAS Oceana Air Show is pleased to present the United States Navy’s Blue Angels flight demonstration team along with the Canadian Forces 431 Air Demonstration Squadron, the Snowbirds!  We’ll also have a host of the best civilian and military performers to include Skytypers, Mike Goulian, Kent Pietsch, Bob Carlton and Tactical Demonstrations by the F-22 Raptor and the F/A-18F Super Hornet.  We’re also excited to present the newest AFTERSHOCK Jet Powered Fire Truck!  See our Performer Page for all the details on these and a host of other performances.

We are especially honored to celebrate Naval Station Oceana 75th Anniversary.  Originally opened in 1943 in the mudflats of Virginia Beach, NAS Oceana is now the East Coast Navy’s thriving Master Jet Base and home to all of Naval Aviation’s F-18 Hornets and Super Hornets.

Make sure you arrive early for the NAS Oceana Air Show this year!  Gates open at 8:00 am and ADMISSION AND PARKING ARE FREE.  The flight line will be packed with static displays, food & novelty vendors and plenty of other things for the whole family to enjoy the entire day.  On both Saturday and Sunday, the flying will start at approximately 10 am and the Blue Angels will perform at 3:30 pm and the show ends at 4:30 pm. Public must be off the flightline by 5 pm.

 

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