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Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show

May 8 - May 9, 2021

Come with family and friends and spend a great day packed with spectacular displays at the nation's premier strategic bomber base. Saturday, May 8, and Sunday, May 9, gates open up at 9 a.m. and the show starts at 11 a.m. Admission and parking are free but a ticket is required. Get tickets and read the requirements here.

The Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show is organized and hosted by the 2nd Bomb Wing Barksdale Air Force Base with the support of the Shreveport-Bossier Military Affairs Council. The Barksdale Defender of Liberty Air & Space Show serves to enhance public awareness of U.S. Air Force capabilities and the Barksdale AFB mission through static displays and aerobatic performances. Likewise, it allows Shreveport-Bossier City to showcase Louisiana as the home of the B-52, pay tribute to service members, and support the recruiting arm of the United States Armed Forces.

Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show