Mansfield Airport Day
Experience an unforgettable Air Show at Mansfield Airport Day
Take note of this press release put out by the Commemorative Air Force. While they provided a lot of information, it can't be stressed enough to check out their website and follow them on social media!!
The distinctive rumble of radial engines from two of the rarest World War II bombers, the B-29 Superfortress “FIFI” and B-24 Liberator “Diamond Lil”, will be heard in the skies over Mansfield in August when they visit Mansfield Lahm Regional Airport as part of the AirPower History Tour of the Commemorative Air Force. The two bombers are to be accompanied by a T-6 Texan and a PT-13 Stearman. The P-51 Mustang “Gunfighter” will also be making an appearance.
The AirPower History Tour brings the sights, sounds, and stories of World War II aviation to airports across North America each year. Visitors to the ramp will be able to view all aircraft up close, purchase rides, and tour the B-29 and B-24 cockpits when the aircraft are not flying.
The aircraft will arrive at noon on Monday, August 22. The P-51 will arrive on Friday August 26 at noon. The aircraft will be staged at the Main Terminal ramp, Mansfield Lahm Regional Airport, 2000 Harrington memorial Road, Mansfield OH 44903.
The event will be open to the public Wednesday through Sunday, August 24 – 28 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Access to the ramp where the warbirds are parked is $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 11-17 and free for children 10 and under. The T-6 and the PT-13 will be offering rides each day. The P-51 will be offering rides beginning at 1:00 p.m. Friday. The B-29 flies on Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The B-24 flies on Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Cockpit tours of the B-29 and B-24 will be available each day beginning at 9:00 a.m., except on Saturday and Sunday when they will begin at noon.
PLEASE NOTE: The Mansfield Airport Day is not organized by Milsurpia. Milsurpia is an event directory. All questions pertaining to the event should be directed to the venue or organizer
Mark your calendars today so you don't miss the next Mansfield Airport Day in Mansfield, Ohio in August