Schedule of Events

September 22, 2017

Time: 4:00 PM - approx. 7:30 PM
Location: Owensboro Regional Airport
Admission: $2.00 per person
Kids 10 and under FREE

Don’t miss your chance to get up close and personal to a wide range of aircraft. Friday will be your chance to meet some of the pilots of these aircraft and experience a taste of the Owensboro Air Show. As the sun begins to set, a few performers will take to the sky to entertain the crowds with an evening spectacle of nighttime air show performances followed by fireworks to conclude the night, presented by Independence Bank.

Helicopter Rides

Paid helicopter rides on the UH-1H Huey and AH-1 Cobra will be available during the 2017 Air Show.

September 23 & 24, 2017

Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Downtown Owensboro along the riverfront
Admission: FREE

All eyes will be on the skies over the Ohio River in downtown Owensboro as performers showcase vintage warbirds, aerobatic demonstrations, and military jets, including the Air Force F-16 and the Navy F-18 Hornet!

River Closure

The section of the Ohio River marked in red, as well as the English Park boat ramp, will be closed on Friday September 22nd from 11:30 AM to approximately 3:00 PM, and on Saturday & Sunday September 23rd & 24th from 12:30 PM to approximately 4:00 PM.

Glover Cary "Blue" Bridge Closure

The bridge downtown will be closed on Saturday, September 23rd from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM for the annual Bridge Run and Bridge Day event. This is your opportunity once a year to walk, bike, or stroll across the "Blue Bridge" and get great views of Owensboro’s amazing riverfront prior to the start of the air show at 1:00 PM. The morning will kick-off with the annual Bridge Run at 7:00 AM and the bridge will open to the general public for Bridge Day at approximately 9:30 AM.