Back with a BOOM!

Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show

Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, 2019

Come with family and friends and spend a great day packed with spectacular displays at the nation's premier strategic bomber base.

Admission is FREE!

Parking is FREE!

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Schedule

• May 18 and May 19.
• Gates open at 9:00 a.m.
• Show Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Parking

Free, on-base parking through North, East and West gates. Parking map coming soon.

Food / Drink

Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Water bottle filling stations will be placed throughout.

CF Snowbirds

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F35 Demo Team

The F-35 Heritage Flight Team is officially transitioning to the F-35 Demonstration Team for the 2019 air show season taking their current flying profile to new heights.

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Black Daggers

The Black Daggers are the official U.S. Army Special Operations Command Parachute Demonstration Team in support of community relations and recruiting.

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Tora, Tora, Tora!

December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.

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The Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show is organized and hosted by the 2nd Bomb Wing Barksdale Air Force Base with the support of the Shreveport-Bossier Military Affairs Council.


Held for the first time in 1933, the Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show is a full-weekend spectacular featuring displays of the latest, as well as historic, military and civilian aircraft and other related performers.

The Barksdale Defender of Liberty Air & Space Show serves to enhance public awareness of U.S. Air Force capabilities and the Barksdale AFB mission through static displays and aerobatic performances. Likewise, it allows Shreveport-Bossier City to showcase Louisiana as the home of the B-52, pay tribute to service members,  and support the recruiting arm of the United States Armed Forces.

Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show

For any inquiries, please contact us at: Public Affairs Division, 2d Bomb Wing (AFGSC), 109 Barksdale Blvd West Suite 209, Barksdale AFB LA 71110-2270

Office: (318) 456-1015
Email: 2BW.PA@us.af.mil Military Affairs Council Communications

This website is operated exclusively by the Shreveport-Bossier Military Affairs Council.
No Federal endorsement is intended.