What’s New

Display Aircraft Now Available

CF-18_Hornet_groundedThe Air Show is an aviation theme park with unique display aircraft including military, vintage and commercial planes. Jump into the cockpit, meet the pilots and explore aviation first hand. Click here for the complete list.


WWII B-25 Mitchell Bomber Added to Act Line Up

This is "Georgie's Gal" owned by Liberty Aviation Museum. She is a B-25 Bomber that was built in 1945. You can read more about her at http://warbirds-eaa.net/liberty-aviation-museums-b-25j-mitchell-wwii-bomber-georgies-gal/ and http://www.libertyaviationmuseum.org

Clevelanders will take a sentimental journey when the WWII B-25 Mitchell Bomber “Georgie’s Gal” makes its first appearance at the Cleveland National Air Show.  This special aircraft will be on display and fly each day.


Facebook Photo Contest- Win VIP tickets!

CNAS Photo ContestEveryone loves coming to the Air Show and snapping pictures of everything to see on the ground and in the sky! Now is your chance to show us how much fun you have and enter for a chance to win 4 VIP tickets to the 2016 Cleveland National Air Show presented by Discount Drug Mart.

  1. Post your favorite Air Show photo to your Facebook page using the hashtag #CNASPhotoContest2016. The photo can be from any Cleveland Air Show, any year, and of any aspect of the Air Show on the ground or in the sky.
  2. Get creative: Share your post with your friends or write a memorable caption in order to receive the most “likes” on your photo.
  3. The winner will be chosen on July 18 by 10:00a.m. (EDT) and notified by Facebook private message. The lucky submitter will win 4 VIP tickets to the Monday, September 5, 2016 Cleveland National Air Show.

Good luck!

Rules and Regulations:

  • All photos submitted to the 2016 CNAS Photo Contest become property of CNAS.
  • Photos must be in .jpeg format.
  • Winner must “like” the CNAS Facebook page.
  • All photos become property of CNAS. CNAS will credit photo on Facebook photo gallery but reserves the right to use photos on the website and other promotional and marketing materials as CNAS determines. CNAS does not provide photo credit except on the Facebook gallery. (Such use is limited to promotional and marketing materials and does NOT include merchandise or any item to be sold.)
  • CNAS reserves the right to remove or report any photo submitted to the contest.
  • CNAS is not obligated to post any photo. CNAS is not obligated to have a photo posted for any length of time.
  • CNAS is not responsible for any use of misuse of photos resulting from the photo being posted with the #CNASPhotoContest2016 hashtag or on CNAS’ Facebook page.
  • CNAS is not responsible for validating the origin of photos submitted to CNAS.
  • The 2016 CNAS Photo Contest is not affiliated with Facebook.


U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II Heritage Flight


The F-35 Heritage Flight will feature the F-35 Lightning II flying alongside a World War II, Korean or Vietnam era aircraft in a dynamic display of the nation’s airpower history.

F-22 Cleveland Debut!


The 2016 Air Show will go full throttle when the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor stealth tactical fighter demonstration team makes its first appearance in Cleveland.

2016 Performers Added to Act Line Up

Are you ready CLE!

Third Strike Wingwalking

This year’s show features jaw-dropping aerobatics, stomach-churning aerial jumps and gravity defying routines that will leave you speechless, and of course wanting more!

U.S. Navy Blue Angels Headline 2016 Air Show

The 2016 Cleveland National Air Show presented by Discount Drug Mart will feature the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and take place on Labor Day Weekend (September 3, 4 & 5).BA014

Two members of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will be in Cleveland in preparation for the 2016 Air Show. Blue Angel #7 LT Tyler Davies of Kennesaw, GA and Blue Angel #8 CAPT Corrie Mays of Marstons Mills, MA, will do a flyover in their F/A-18 Hornet aircraft and land at Burke Lakefront Airport. The team members of the elite flying squadron will make the advance visit to meet with air show officials and supporting organizations.

2014 Blue Angels Air Show of the Year

Cleveland National Air Show Awarded for Excellence

Blue Angels Air Show of the YearThe Cleveland National Air Show received the coveted 2014 Blue Angels Air Show of the Year Award at the annual International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) convention on December 9th in Las Vegas. The Cleveland National Air Show was considered the best of the 35 Blue Angels performance locations in 2014.

The ICAS Convention is the single largest gathering of air show professionals in the world and the awards given at the convention represent the most prestigious in the air show industry.

2014 Air Show Hall of Fame

Long Time Cleveland Air Show Director Inducted

Chuck Newcomb Air Show Hall of Fame class of 2014The International Council of Air Shows inducted Chuck Newcomb, into the Air Show Hall of Fame class of 2014 on December 11th in Las Vegas. Chuck has served as the Executive Director of the Cleveland National Air Show for forty years and distinguished himself as among the very best air show event organizers in the world. Chuck joins more than 50 air show legends including Bob Hoover. To watch the induction video click here.