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  • Safety training for Fiesta of Flight airshow

    A Major Accident Response Exercise (MARE) was held at Laughlin Air Force Base, Dec. 14, 2023, in preparation for hosting the Fiesta of Flight Airshow set to take place March 9, 2024.

  • How to have a safe "Fiesta of Flight"

    Laughlin’s “Fiesta of Flight Air and Space Expo” is right around the corner, slated for March 14, 2020. Performers like the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, Red Bull Air Force, Wings of Blue Jump Team, and many more, are scheduled to make their way down to Del Rio for a day to remember. With a day

  • Thunderbirds prepare at Laughlin for ‘Fiesta of Flight’

    To help prepare for the 2020 ‘Fiesta of Flight’ Air & Space Expo at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, the base was visited by the advanced site survey team from the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration Team, also known as the “Thunderbirds”.

  • Laughlin hosts the ‘Fiesta of Flight’

    The normally quiet Texas skies were filled with the low rumbles and sub-sonic booms of aircraft across many generations providing a spectacle for more than 22,000 local community members flocking to Laughlin’s open gates for the first time in nearly a decade.

  • Almost Showtime: Fiesta of Flight

    Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, is set to host multiple aerial performances, concessionaires, static displays and more at the ‘Fiesta of Flight’ Open House and Air Show May 12, 2018.Being Laughlin’s first show in nearly a decade, the base spent more than two years of planning with the continuous

  • ‘Fiesta of Flight,’ tailgating, gate operations, and directions

    Laughlin’s ‘Fiesta of Flight,’ featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, is 11 days away. In preparation for the event, community members are encouraged to take advantage of the tailgating area.Below is information on the tailgating area, gate operations, as well as driving directions.

  • Kid’s zone comes to ‘Fiesta of Flight’

    During the ‘Fiesta of Flight’ open house and airshow at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas on May 12, families attending with children can partake in fun games and attractions located next to the Air Traffic Control tower.

  • Laughlin confirms performers for “Fiesta of Flight” Open House

    Fiesta of Flight officials announced the lineup of military aircraft coming to Laughlin for the region’s premier Air Force Open House May 12. The event’s headliner will be the United States Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron, known as the Thunderbirds.