|The Barksdale Air Force Base Air Show serves to enhance the public awareness of Air Force preparedness and allows Shreveport-Bossier City to showcase the home of the B-52, grant access to tour the military installation, view military and aerobatic performers, and support the recruiting arm of our armed forces.
Come to experience the latest edition of this truly historical event that was held at Barksdale for the first time in 1933. At our air show you will have a chance to view displays of both historical aircraft and the latest, state-of-the-art jets and inventions.
In 2014, the air show will feature aerial displays of more than 20 aircraft (including the Thunderbirds' F-16s and the F-22 Raptor) as well as dozens of large and small aircraft at static displays on the ground, including the special massive transport C-5 Galaxy and the unique "three-holer", aerial refueling tanker KC-10A Extender.
And there is a lot more – further displays will include the B-52 weapons display, armored HMMWV, and a brand new, state-of-the-art SkyRunner, part all-terrain buggy, part light-aircraft which will be presented here to public for the first time in the United States.