FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Fort Wayne Air Show is underway for this weekend’s aerial displays and other events at the Air National Guard Base adjacent to Fort Wayne International Airport.
The show’s highlights include performances both Saturday and Sunday by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. The U.S. Navy Super Hornet “Rhino” Demo Team is performing, as well as Fort Wayne’s own 122nd Air Guard Blacksnakes Combat Search & Rescue Team.
In anticipation of the show, The Landing was taken over on June 3rd with a Top Gun-inspired cockpit, parachuting from special forces members, skywriting, and more.
Spectators are also being treated to flights by the following aircraft:
- F4U Corsair
- B-25 Mitchell “Show Me”
- P-51 “Swamp Fox”
- F-100 Super Sabre
Several stunt planes and skywriting planes also have performances.
Schedule for Saturday, June 4 & Sunday, June 5:
- 9:00 AM: Parking begins and gates open
- 11:00 AM: Flying begins
- 4:00 PM: Flying ends
- 5:00 PM: Gates close
Admission is free, however there are a limited number of premium seats available for purchase while supply lasts. Details can be found here.
Parking will be located adjacent to the airport.