Cleveland National Air Show


Updated on (3/27/15)


U.S. Navy Super Hornet

Tactical Demonstration Added to Act Line Up

The U.S. Navy's F/A-18F Super Hornet is an all-weather strike fighter aircraft that performs fighter escort, fleet air defense, force projection, interdiction, and close air support. This amazing demonstration will keep Clevelanders on the edge of their seats!






Help make something amazing happen!

Would you like to be a part of the Air Show team? Resumes are being accepted for seasonal positions in Finance/Administration, Ticketing and Marketing. The positions are perfect for event professionals who are interested in a seasonal opportunity. The positions can also be utilized as internships for college students or recent grads interested in building their resumes. For more information click here.



U.S. Marine Corps Harrier

Coveted Demo to Appear in Cleveland!

The U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier Tactical Demonstration is one of the most sought-after aerial demonstrations offered by the U.S. military. The Harrier Demonstration is performed by the same aircraft and Marines who train and deploy in support of real-world contingencies. For this reason, Headquarters Marine Corps selects only a handful of events to receive the coveted demonstration. Cleveland is one of EIGHT show sites to host the Harrier in 2015!



Calling All Youth Artists

Air Show Poster Contest

The Cleveland Hopkins Airport Temporary Art Exhibition Program is calling on Northeast Ohio's young and aspiring artists for its upcoming poster contest for the Cleveland National Air Show. So grab your favorite art supplies and create a poster that captures the excitement of the Cleveland National Air Show!

All public and private school students, youth groups and individual youth artists are invited to submit two-dimensional (2D) works of art for consideration. 

There is no cost to participate as an artist. Youth artists interested in submitting a piece must complete the entry form and submit any digital/original samples by Friday, February 27, 2015 at 5 p.m. 

the thunderbirds return!

2015 Air Show Features U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

The 2015 Cleveland National Air Show will feature the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Jet Demonstration Team September 5, 6 & 7 (Labor Day Weekend). Cleveland will be one of 35 cities to host the Ambassadors in Blue. The Thunderbirds last Cleveland appearance was in 2011.


2014 blue Angels air show of the year

Cleveland National Air Show Awarded for Excellence

The 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

The 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.



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