San Diego's MCAS Miramar Air Show Returns September 28-30

MCAS Miramar
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Each year tens of thousands flock to MCAS Miramar to take pride in our military, and experience the thrill of flight.  In 2018 demonstrations will be given by the: U.S. Navy Blue Angels; U.S. Army Golden Knights; U.S. Navy Leap Frogs; Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning; Boeing AV-8B Harrier II; Bell Boeing MV-22 Osprey; and Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF).  

MCAS Miramar serves as home to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, including MAG-11’s fixed-wing F/A-18 and KC-130 Hercules squadrons and MAG-16’s  MV-22 Osprey tiltrotors and CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters. The support command Marine Air Control Group 38 and the 3rd MAW Band are also located here. The 4th Marine Air Wing, an MV-22 Osprey squadron and H&HS Marine Flight Division’s UC-12 and UC-38 squadrons are here at MCAS Miramar as well.

LIVE BROADCAST >> Listen to live coverage of the Miramar Air Show from 12 Noon - 5pm on NewsRadio 600 KOGO.

Security information at the Miramar Air Show

Directions and parking for the Miramar Air Show

Daily Performance Schedule

– NOTE: This schedule is subject to change.

8 – 9 a.m.

  • Gates Open to the Public
  • Remote Control Flyers and Paramotors

9 – 10:58 a.m.

  • Wild Thing
  • Kent Pietsch Truck Top Landing
  • Sean D. Tucker Two-Ship Aerobatics Featuring Johnny De Gennaro
  • John Collver – “Wardog” AT-6 Texan
  • Shockwave Jet Truck Speed Record Attempt and Race vs John Collver’s AT-6 Texan
  • Jacquie B. Air Shows – Extra 300
  • Warbirds Over Miramar
  • USMC V-22 Osprey Demo
  • USAF U-2 Dragon Lady

11:09 a.m. – 1:40 p.m.

  • Opening Ceremonies Featuring: U.S. Army Golden Knights and U.S. Navy Leap Frogs Parachute Team
  • USMC F-35 Lightning II Demo
  • Kent Pietsch Comedy Act
  • Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Demo

1:40 – 1:55 p.m.

  • Jon Melby Hangar 24 Pitts Muscle Biplane
  • Shockwave Jet Truck Speed Record Attempt #2 and Race vs Jon Melby’s Pitts Muscle Biplane
  • FOD Sweepers

2:04 – 2:30 p.m.

  • Patriot L-39 Jet Team

2:33 – 3:01 p.m.

  • USAF F-22 Raptor Demo Featuring: P-51D Mustang Heritage Flight

3:08 – 3:20 p.m.

  • Sean Tucker Solo Aerobatics

3:22 – 4:37 p.m.

  • U.S. Navy Blue Angels Featuring: Fat Albert (C-130)

4:37 p.m.

  • Show Closes

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