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No Florida Air Show In 2022 But Will Be Back In 2023


PUNTA GORDA — The Florida International Airshow at The Punta Gorda Airport will not take place in 2022 due to construction and runway renovations however the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will return to Punta Gorda airport in 2023.The Florida International Air Show made the announcement on December 7th.

FIAS spokesperson Stephen Lineberry said everyone on the board has high hopes for 2023.

“We’re really excited about the Thunderbirds returning,” Lineberry said. “They bring a total of 70 pilots and crew and — as one of the major jet teams — the amount of people that are brought in have a tremendous influence.”

The air show which is run by volunteers

The last time the Thunderbirds performed in Punta Gorda was 2019, when an estimated 75,000 people were in attendance.

More information about the Florida International Air Show can be found at or by searching their organization on Facebook.