Tune in for more updates as we approach the Airshow!
1. What can I expect to see at the airshow?
The Legacy of Liberty Airshow is a celebration of 76 years of Airpower and we have a lot in store! We’re proud to have the Thunderbirds for 2024 Legacy of Liberty Airshow where they will feature aerial performances and in addition, there will be aircraft demonstrations and performances by the Wings of Blue parachute team from the United States Air Force Academy. Guests will also get to see several heritage aircraft, or warbirds, each with its own history and having left its mark in history serving in major conflicts of the past. The airshow will also have several kid-friendly activities to include a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) area. We’re currently in the planning phase of our airshow and working tirelessly to make this event one to remember! To get the most up to date information visit this webpage or Holloman AFB Facebook page.
2. When is the airshow, and how much does it cost?
The airshow is scheduled for June 02, 2024. The airshow is FREE and open to everyone!
3. When will the aerial acts start?
We are still in the planning phases of our airshow. A full schedule will be released as we get closer to the event.
4. What type of I.D. do I have to show to get on base?
There are no specific I.D. requirements to get into the airshow however, all attendees are subject to search. We encourage all guests 16 years and older to have a valid form of I.D. just in case. Drivers should also maintain proper vehicle registration and insurance documents as required by New Mexico law.
4. Are pets allowed?
We welcome certified service animals to the airshow. Be advised, owners will be asked to show appropriate documentation for their service animal upon entry to the airshow grounds. Service animals must remain on a leash at all times.
5. Will the airshow be broadcast online or anywhere else?
No. The airshow will not be broadcast online or televised. If you want to see the aerial demonstrations and static displays, you’ll have to come in person!
6. Can I bring a camera or video recorder?
Yes, cameras and video recorders are allowed and encouraged to capture the memories, please see our complete list of prohibited items to know what you should leave at home.
7. Will the airshow be cancelled if weather is bad?
We have and will go on as planned rain or shine. Schedules may be altered or delayed for periods of time if heavy rainfall occurs. Follow our airshow event page on Facebook for the latest updates.
8. Are coolers and backpacks permitted?
No, coolers and ice chests are not allowed. Large backpacks and duffel bags are not allowed but small bags such as purses or diaper bags are permitted.
9. Where do I park and is there a price for parking?
A parking plan will be implemented, and all vehicles will be directed by members of Team Holloman. There is no parking fee. Updates will be made as the event approaches. Check back here for the latest information.
10. Is there disabled/handicap parking available?
Yes, there will be disabled/handicap parking available. Updates will be made as the event approaches. Check back here for the latest information.
11. Can I drive an RV to the airshow?
No, RVs will not be allowed to be driven to the airshow area.
12. Can I bring my own folding chair or blanket?
Yes, for the comfort and convenience of our guests, personal folding chairs and blankets are allowed.
13. Can I bring a large umbrella, tent or awning?
Large personal umbrellas, tents and awnings could be safety hazard and are not allowed at the airshow.
14. Can I bring my own snacks and drinks?
Some prepackaged snacks and water are allowed. Other outside beverages, including alcoholic beverages and those in glass containers will not be permitted in the airshow area. A wide selection of food and beverages will be available for purchase.
15. Will there be vegetarian or vegan food options?
We will have a variety of food and beverage options for purchase, but the base cannot guarantee food options will meet all special dietary needs or restrictions.
16. Are first-aid facilities on site?
Yes, we will have several medical tents staffed with our 49th Medical Group and EMT personnel to provide first aid.
17. What do I need to bring to an airshow?
We recommend you bring a few things to keep you and your family safe from the elements and the noise. Sunscreen, water, proper attire and footwear, and ear protection are a few things you might want to keep on hand.
18. How do I get there?
Holloman AFB is located off of HIGHWAY. All guests will be entering via the West Gate. Signs and Team Holloman members will be pre-positioned to direct all patrons to the airshow parking areas. Check back here for more specific details as the event nears.
19. Will there be any food or souvenirs available?
Yes, there will be concessions at the airshow for food, drinks and souvenirs.
20. Is tailgating allowed?
Tailgating is NOT allowed.
21. Will restroom facilities be easily accessible?
Yes, port-a-potties will be available throughout the airshow grounds.
22. Can I take pictures or get autographs?
Yes, there will be opportunities to get both! Many of the performers make themselves available for autographs and pictures during the show.
23. Will it be necessary to have hearing protection?
Yes. The Legacy of Liberty Airshow will offer guests an up-close look at 76 years of Airpower and some amazing aerial demonstrations which means there will be quite a bit of jet noise. Visitors are highly encouraged you bring hearing protection – especially for children.
24. Is smoking allowed?
Smoking is only allowed in designated smoking areas.
25. I’m interested in having an informational booth or being a vendor for Legacy of Liberty. Who do I contact?
If you’d like to be an airshow sponsor or becoming a vendor you can visit the 49 FSS website by clicking here.
26. Who can I call for additional information?
All the latest airshow information will be posted to the official Holloman AFB website and Facebook pages.
Time until 2024 Legacy of Liberty Airshow
May 11 2022
Airman 1st Class Antonio Salfran
An F-35A Lightning II, from Langley Air Force Base, Virginia; an A-10C Thunderbolt II, from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona; and a P-51 Mustang, take flight at the 2022 Holloman Legacy of Liberty Air Show and Open House, May 7, 2022, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The aircraft took part in a Heritage flight that paid homage to various generations and the fighter aircraft that embodied the standard for that time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Antonio Salfran)
Spectators cheer as the A-10C Thunderbolt II, from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, taxis during the 2022 Holloman Legacy of Liberty Air Show and Open House May 7, 2022, Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team performed during the event showcasing its power and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Antonio Salfran)
Jaime and Kala Ace pose for a photo at the 2022 Holloman Legacy of Liberty Air Show and Open House, May 7, 2022, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The air show was a two day event, open and free to the public. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Antonio Salfran)
Spectators gather to watch aerial performances during the 2022 Holloman Legacy of Liberty Air Show and Open House May 7, 2022, Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The air show featured aerial acts from the U.S. Air Force Demonstration Squadron, the F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team, the A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team and several legacy aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Antonio Salfran)
Airman 1st Class Nicholas Paczkowski
Members of the U.S. Air Force Academy Band perform May 7, 2022, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The band performed covers of popular songs during the 2022 Holloman Legacy of Liberty Air Show and Open House. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nicholas Paczkowski)
Senior Airman Adrian Salazar
The Thatcher family observes the 2022 Legacy of Liberty Air Show and Open House, May 8, 2022, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The air show is the first air show on Holloman in four years and the largest event held on the installation in 11 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adrian Salazar)
A T-38 Talon prepares to take off May 8, 2022, on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The T-38 was used in conjunction with the F-16 Viper during the 2022 Legacy of Liberty Air Show and Open House to show the capabilities of the F-16 in combat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nicholas Paczkowski)