Final day for Abbotsford International Airshow

The 49th annual Abbotsford International Airshow is already in full swing, entertaining families and airplane enthusiasts alike.

  • Aug. 14, 2011 7:00 a.m.
Skyhawks. Celebrating their 40th Anniversary at the Abbotsford International Airport

Skyhawks. Celebrating their 40th Anniversary at the Abbotsford International Airport

 

This weekend the Abbotsford Airport is home to numerous static displays, ground demonstrations and aerobatic performances.

Along with well-known returning acts, including the Snowbirds, a CF-18 Hornet TAC demo and the A-10 Thunderbolt II, two milestones are being celebrated.

The Canadian Forces SkyHawks is celebrating its 40th anniversary and the Supermarine Spitfire is celebrating its 75th anniversary.

Gates at the Abbotsford Airshow are open from 8 a.m.- 6p.m., with performances running throughout the day. Static displays will be open until 5:30 p.m.

Tickets for the show range from $12 to $30, or $100 for a carload (maximum eight). Tickets are available for general admission, runway seating, the president’s club, the executive club and for camping.

For the full schedule and ticket information, visit www. abbotsfordairshow.com.