Do you want to visit any air show but can't decide which one? Read article about major air shows in the world! Each continent has several air shows held during the year. It is an amazing experience for aviation professionals and fans to see spectacular shows in the sky. It is a public event at which aviators display their flying skills and the capabilities of their aircraft to spectators. Find out which air shows are the biggest and most relevant in the world. By the way, some of them are coming soon! Feel free to comment, share your experience or add your favorite air show.
It is a week-long event that combines a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries with a public airshow. The event is held in mid-July in even-numbered years at Farnborough Airport in Hampshire, England. The first five days (Monday to Friday) are dedicated exclusively to trade, with the final two days open to the public. The airshow is an important event in the international aerospace and defence industry calendar, providing an opportunity to demonstrate civilian and military aircraft to potential customers and investors. The show is also used for the announcement of new developments and orders, and to attract media coverage.Date: 11–17 July 2016 Location: Farnborough Airpor, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Established in 1909, it also claims to be world's oldest air show, and it is among the largest and most important aerospace trade fairs today. It combines a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defense industries with a public airshow.Date: 1–4 June 2016 Location: Berlin ExpoCenter Airport, Berlin, Germany
It is a 4-day international air show run every August in Eastbourne, East Sussex, England. Based around a long relationship with the Red Arrows display team, the event features Battle of Britain memorial flights and aircraft from the RAF, USAF and many others.Date: 13–18 August 2015 Coming soon!Location: Eastbourne, United Kingdom
It is a biennial show held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is organised by F&E Aerospace since the year 1989. The Dubai Airshow holds the record for the largest ever order book taken at an Airshow.Date: 8–12 November 2015 Location: Dubai World Central, United Arab Emirates
It is an annual gathering of aviation enthusiasts held each summer at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States. During the gathering, the airport's control tower is the busiest in the world.Date: 20–26 July 2015 Coming soon!Location: Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, United States
The annual week-long fly-in and airshow at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland, Florida.Date: 5–12 September 2015 Location: Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, Florida, United States
It is also known as the National Championship Air Races, take place annually in September at the Reno Stead Airport a few miles north of Reno, Nevada. It includes several days of qualifying followed by four and a half days of multi-aircraft heat racing culminating in the Unlimited Class Gold Race on Sunday afternoon. The event also features civil airshow acts and military flight demonstrations between races, plus vendor areas and a large civil and military static aircraft display.Date: 16–20 September 2015 Location: Reno Stead Airport, Nevada, United States
It is also called the Avalon Airshow, is a large air show held biennially at Avalon Airport, between Melbourne and Geelong, Victoria. It regularly features planes from the Royal Australian Air Force, United States Navy and the United States Air Force. It has been said by air show organisers to be the largest air show in the southern hemisphere.Date: Odd years; 24 February – 1 March 2015 Location: Avalon Airport, AustraliaSee more photos from Avalon Airshow 2015!
It is a biennial air show in Wanaka, held on the Easter weekend of even-numbered years since 1986. A large contingent of historic and contemporary aircraft of note from all over New Zealand and the world converge on Wanaka each second Easter for the air show. Numerous aviation personalities from all over the world attend Warbirds over Wanaka.Date: 25–27 March 2016 Location: Wanaka Airport, New ZealandDid you find this article interesting? Don't hesitate to share it with your friends! By the way, take a look at the photos of La Ferte Alais Airshow 2015 in France.