Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air Show coming Mar. 29-30, 2025

Barksdale Air Force Base - Defenders of Liberty Air Show 2025

Mark your calendars and get ready for an exhilarating weekend of excitement! The highly anticipated Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air Show is set to take place on March 29-30, 2025, at Barksdale Air Force Base. The event promises to be an unforgettable experience, with the prestigious U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds headlining the show.

What is the Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Airshow?

The Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air Show, organized and hosted by the 2nd Bomb Wing Barksdale Air Force Base, receives invaluable support from the Shreveport-Bossier Military Affairs Council. Established in 1933, the air show has evolved into a full-weekend extravaganza, showcasing the latest military and civilian aircraft alongside captivating performances by talented aerobatic teams.

What are the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds?

The highlight of the 2025 air show is the inclusion of the renowned U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, renowned for their precision flying and breathtaking aerial maneuvers. Their participation adds an extra layer of excitement and prestige to an already impressive lineup of aviation displays.

Why does Barksdale host the Defenders of Liberty Air Show?

The Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air Show serves a dual purpose – to enhance public awareness of U.S. Air Force capabilities and the mission of Barksdale Air Force Base and to provide a platform for Shreveport-Bossier City to showcase Louisiana’s proud association with the B-52 bomber. Additionally, the event serves as a tribute to our service members and supports the crucial recruiting efforts of the United States Armed Forces.

What can you expect at the air show?

Attendees can expect a thrilling showcase of static displays, aerobatic performances, and opportunities to engage with military personnel. The air show not only entertains but also educates, offering a unique glimpse into the world of aviation and the capabilities of the U.S. Air Force.

The Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air Show has become a cherished tradition, drawing aviation enthusiasts and families from across the region. Make sure to save the date and join us for a weekend filled with excitement, patriotism, and aeronautical wonder.

For more information, visit the Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air Show website.

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