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Air Force Thunderbirds Release 1999 Schedule

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 1999 – The Air Force Thunderbirds air demonstration squadron will perform more than 70 shows at more than 40 locations this year in the United States, Canada and Europe.

The Thunderbirds schedule begins March 20 at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., and ends Nov. 19 at Nellis AFB, Nev.

The team flies specially configured F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft in a mix of formation flying and solo routines. The entire show, including ground and air routines, runs about 75 minutes.


March 20-21, Tyndall AFB, Fla.

March 27-28, Eglin AFB, Fla.

April 10-11, March AFB, Calif.

April 17-18, Naval Air Station Norfolk, Va.

April 24-25, Patrick AFB, Fla.

May 1-2, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

May 8, Nellis AFB, Nev.

May 9, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho

May 15-16, Andrews AFB, Md.

May 17-29, European Tour (Locations to be announced)

May 29, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, United Kingdom

June 2, Commencement, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado

Springs, Colo.

June 5-6, Mankato, Minn.

June 12, Hill AFB, Utah

June 13, Cannon AFB, N.M.

June 16, McConnell AFB, Kan.

June 19-20, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

June 26, McChord AFB, Wash.

June 27, Travis AFB, Calif.

July 3-5, Battle Creek, Mich.

July 10-11, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

July 14, Madison, Wis.

July 17-18, Bloomington, Ill.

July 24-25, Dayton, Ohio

July 28, Cheyenne, Wyo.

July 31- Aug. 1, Avoca, Pa.

Aug. 14-15, Whiteman AFB, Mo.

Aug. 21-22, Chicago

Aug. 28-29, Westfield, Mass.

Sept. 4-6, Jackson, Miss.

Sept. 11-12, Smyrna, Tenn.

Sept. 18-19, Reno, Nev.

Sept. 25, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

Sept. 26, Charleston AFB, S.C.

Oct. 2-3, Great Bend, Kan.

Oct. 9-10, Edwards AFB, Calif.

Oct. 16, Sheppard AFB, Texas

Oct. 17, Dyess AFB, Texas

Oct. 23-24, Fort Huachuca, Ariz.

Oct. 29-31, NAS New Orleans, La.

Nov. 6-7, Fort Smith, Ark.

Nov. 13, Luke AFB, Ariz.

Nov. 19, Nellis AFB, Nev.

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