CAF Airbase Georgia Warbirds Take to Skies for 2024 Air Shows and Events

PEACHTREE CITY, GA. (March 26, 2024) – Warmer weather is bringing a unique fleet of World War II-era warbirds out of the hangar for a busy 2024 Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Airbase Georgia season of airshows and events. The aircraft will be on display and will provide aerial performances at more than a dozen airports in Georgia and across the United States between March and November. This year’s campaign is dedicated to the 80th Anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy that helped turn the tide of World War II in Europe.

The season opened with the Gator Fly-In in Gainesville, Fla., and the New Orleans Air Show at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Belle Chase, La., the weekend of March 22-24.

Following are the scheduled events this summer for CAF Airbase Georgia:

  • April 6: Hops and Props at the Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field, hosted by the Peachtree City Convention and Visitors Bureau, Peachtree City, Ga.
  • April 6-7: Beyond the Horizon Air and Space Show at Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Ala.
  • April 9-14: Sun ‘n Fun at Lakeland, Fla.
  • April 20: Wings & Things at Douglas, Ga.
  • April 27-28: Vidalia Onion Fest Airshow at Vidalia, Ga.
  • May 4: Harris County Pine Mountain Airport Open House, Pine Mountain, Ga.
  • May 11: Good Neighbor Day, PDK Airport, Atlanta, Ga.
  • May 30-June 2: Flying Legends of Victory Tour in Atlanta, Ga. (Peachtree-Dekalb Airport) featuring a rare visit to Georgia by the B-17 Flying Fortress, “Sentimental Journey” from CAF Airbase Arizona.
  • June 6-9: Mid-Atlantic Air Museum WWII Weekend at Reading, Pa.
  • June 22: Airbase Georgia Open House, “80th Anniversary of  D-Day”, Peachtree City, Ga.
  • July 20-21: Thunder Over Michigan, Willow Run Airport, Ypsilanti, Mich.
  • July 22-28: EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh, Wis.

For a list of participating aircraft at each event, visit the CAF Airbase Georgia website here.