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Scott Air Force Base Celebrates 100th Anniversary With Airshow

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Scott Air Force Base Celebrates 100th Anniversary With Airshow

Shiloh, IL (KTRS)  Scott Air Force Base is celebrating its 100th Anniversary with this weekend’s airshow. To mark the milesstone, Scott Air Force Base is bringing in the U.S. Air Force Thunderbird Demonstration Squadron and others to town for the first air show held at the base in five years. More than 60, 000 visitors […]

Scott Air Force Base Celebrates 100th Anniversary With Airshow

Shiloh, IL (KTRS)  Scott Air Force Base is celebrating its 100th Anniversary with this weekend’s airshow.

To mark the milesstone, Scott Air Force Base is bringing in the U.S. Air Force Thunderbird Demonstration Squadron and others to town for the first air show held at the base in five years. More than 60, 000 visitors are expected to attend the two day event.

Here’s the schedule for Saturday and Sunday:

9 a.m.: Gates Open
11:15 a.m.: Opening ceremony; B-2 fly-by; C-17 Globemaster
12:35 p.m. – P-51 Mustang; F/A-18 Super Hornet
1:40 p.m. – U.S. Army Black Daggers; Kevin Coleman; MiG-17
2:30 p.m. – U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
5 p.m. – Airshow & Open House ends
Admission and parking are free. Base leaders recommend you take Metrolink to the Shiloh-Scott station, where free buses will take you to the show.

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