Thunderbirds to perform at Holloman’s 2024 air show

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” will perform at the Legacy of Liberty Air Show at Holloman Air Force Base Sunday, June 2, the Holloman AFB 49th Wing Public Affairs announced Wednesday, Jan. 17 in a press release.

“We are thrilled to add Holloman to our 2024 schedule,” said Thunderbird #1, Lt. Col. Nathan Malafa. “In our efforts to recruit, retain, and inspire, we return to Holloman knowing this base is a very special partner to us as the gateway to the F-16 and a cornerstone of the community.”

The one-day event, which is free and open to the public, will feature aerial performances and a variety of aircraft on static display. There will also be food, music, and activities for the whole family including a kid zone and a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) area.

“The Thunderbirds thrilled a crowd of 28,000 during our air show in 2022,” said U.S. Air Force Col. Justin Spears, 49th Wing commander. “We are so excited to open our gates to the community again and put on a really great event that everyone will enjoy.”

The schedule of aerial performers, vendors and static displays is still being finalized and will be released in the future, according to the press release.

All updated information will be posted to the 49th Wing – Holloman AFB website and its Facebook page.

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