December 6, 2018 – The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, announced updates to the 2019 air show schedule and released the 2020 air show schedule at the International Council of Air Shows convention, Dec. 4, 2018.
The Blue Angels are scheduled to perform 61 demonstrations at 32 locations in 2019 and 56 demonstrations at 29 locations in 2020.
The 2019 air show schedule changes announced include:
– A show at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, has been added (May 11-12).
– A show in Greenwood, Nova Scotia, Canada, has been added. (Aug. 31-Sep. 1).
The 2020 air show schedule announced is:
14 Naval Air Facility El Centro, California
21-22 Lancaster, California
28-29 MacDill AFB, Florida
4-5 NAS Kingsville, Texas
11-12 Weekend Off
18-19 Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina
25-26 Vero Beach, Florida
2-3 MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina
9-10 Dyess AFB, Texas
16-17 McGuire AFB, New Jersey
20 U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland
23-24 Jones Beach, New York
6-7 Scott AFB, Illinois
13-14 Eau Claire, Wisconsin
20-21 Millington, Tennessee
27-28 Dayton, Ohio
4-5 Traverse City, Michigan
11 Pensacola Beach, Florida
18-19 Weekend Off
8-9 Cold Lake, Canada
15-16 Brunswick, Maine
22-23 Weekend Off
29-30 Ypsilanti, Michigan
19-20 NAS Oceana, Virginia
29-27 MCAS Miramar, California
3-4 Pt. Mugu, California
10-11 San Francisco
16-17 Pensacola, Florida
Demonstration sites are selected in support of Department of Defense objectives and in the interest of the armed services, with safety as the primary consideration. Performances greatly assist in recruiting and retention goals for the military services, enhance esprit de corps among uniformed men and women, and demonstrate the professional skills and capabilities of the naval services to the American public and U.S. allies.
The mission of the Blue Angels is to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Navy and Marine Corps by inspiring a culture of excellence and service to country through flight demonstrations and community outreach. Since 1946, the Blue Angels have performed for more than 500 million fans.