DECATUR AIRPORT TO HOST 75TH ANNIVERSARY AIR SHOW AUG. 14, 15

 

The Decatur Airport, a Decatur Park District property, will host a 75th Anniversary Air Show on August 14 and 15, 2021, in celebration of the airport’s 75 years of operation. 

“The Decatur Air Show only happens once every twenty-five years,” stated Tim Wright, Director of the Decatur Airport. “We are thrilled to bring an impressive lineup of air show performers to Decatur as a free event for the community and aeronautics enthusiasts to enjoy.” 

The event is free and open to the public and will be located on the grounds of the Decatur Airport. Gates open at 10:00 a.m., show is from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and gates close at 5:00 p.m. each day. Paid parking will be available onsite. 

The show will consist of civilian and military performers including: 

USAF A-10 Demonstration Team

US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team

Skip Stewart – Prometheus

Susan Dacy – 450 h.p. Super Stearman – ‘Big Red’

Michael Vaknin – Extra 300
Rob Holland

Jeff Shetterly – Warbird T-6

Phillips 66 Team – Three Ship Formation Aerobatics

Erik Edgren – T-Clips Comedy & Aerobatics

Corporate partnership opportunities are available for companies and organizations seeking upscale hospitality options, branding opportunities, and onsite exposure. Additional information is available at www.decatur-parks.org. 

This show is supported by Diamond Level Sponsor, The Hampton Inn Decatur Mt. Zion, located off Route 121, just a 3-minute drive to the show location. Hotel guests can enjoy a complementary shuttle to and from the show both days.  

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