The Visit Atlantic City Airshow takes to the skies above the Jersey Shore today with a full schedule of performances including the Air Force Thunderbirds and the Golden Knights parachute demonstration team.
The Atlantic City Airshow, titled “A Salute to Those Who Serve,” is scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday and the weather forecast calls for morning clouds to give way to afternoon sun, according to the National Weather Service. High temperatures in Atlantic City should reach 84 degrees.
The airshow, now in its 20th year, typically draws more than 500,000 people, organizers said.
The full Atlantic City Airshow 2023 schedule is as follows:
11 a.m.: Airspace closes for airshow, temporary flight restriction in effect, boats in place
11:30 a.m.: U.S. Army Golden Knights flag jump w/National Anthem
11:38 a.m.: U.S. Army Golden Knights mass exit show
11:44 a.m.: N.J. Air National Guard 177th FW F-16 flyby
11:45 a.m.: N.J. Air National Guard 108th WG KC-135 flyby
11:47 a.m.: NBC 10 helicopter flybys
11:50 a.m.: N.J. Air National Guard composite wing flyby (KC-135 & (2) F-16s)
11:52 a.m.: Mark Meredith Chipmunk Aerobatics
12:03 p.m.: Medical helicopter flybys
12:05 p.m.: N.J. State Police flybys
12:07 p.m.: Kyle Fowler Long EZ Aerobatics
12:20 p.m.: 436th Air Mobility Wing C-5M Super Galaxy Flyby #1
12:24 p.m.: N.J. Air National Guard UH-60 SPIES/FRIES demonstration
12:30 p.m.: 436th Air Mobility Wing C-5M Super Galaxy flyby #2
12:34 p.m.: U.S. Coast Guard MH-65E search and rescue demonstration
12:44 p.m.: FAA William J. Hughes aircraft flybys (2-passes)
12:49 p.m.: TBA – demonstration
12:59 p.m.: 514th Air Mobility Wing KC-46A Pegasus flyover
1:01 p.m.: 514th Air Mobility Wing C-17A Globemaster III flyover
1:03 p.m.: HM-12 MH-53E SeaDragon flyby demonstration (2-ship)
1:09 p.m.: 80th Flying Training Wing T-38C Talon flyby #1 (2-ship)
1:11 p.m.: Tom Duffy B-25J Mitchell flight profile (3-passes)
1:20 p.m.: 80th Flying Training Wing T-38C Talon flyby #2 (2-ship)
1:22 p.m.: Patrick McAlee Extreme Flight Pitts aerobatics
1:42 p.m.: USMC AV-8B Harrier II demonstration
1:55 p.m.: U.S. Army Golden Knights mass exit show
2:15 p.m.: Jim Beasley Jr. P-51 Mustang demonstration
2:25 p.m.: Scott Francis MXS Aerobatics
2:40 p.m.: Military enlistment ceremony
2:45 p.m.: U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
4:00 p.m.: Airshow ends
5:00 p.m.: Airspace reopens, temporary flight restriction ends
The schedule and performing acts are subject to change without notice, organizers said. Changes may be due to mechanical considerations, weather conditions and other operations.
The airshow is a free event. Spectators can watch along the beach in Atlantic City and surrounding towns.
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