The 2021 Vectren Dayton Air Show will be July 10-11 and headlined by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. TY GREENLEES / STAFF
Photo: Ty Greenlees
Photo: Ty Greenlees

Vectren Dayton Air Show cancels 2020 show, sets ‘21 date

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Officials of the Vectren Dayton Air Show announced that due to the coronavirus pandemic impact, it will cancel the 2020 show. This year’s show was originally scheduled for June 27-28. A postponement was announced in April due to COVID-19 safety concerns.

“It was a very difficult decision to cancel,” stated Scott Buchanan, chair, United States Air and Trade Show Board of Trustees, producers of the event. “There were simply too many unanswered questions significantly increasing the risk of not being able to produce a safe and successful show for the community. We decided it would be better to focus our efforts on the 2021 show and make a strong comeback next year.”

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The 2021 Vectren Dayton Air Show will be July 10-11 and headlined by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. 2021 will be a special year as 2006 Beavercreek High School graduate, now Capt. Kyle Oliver, will fly as the opposing solo in the Thunderbird # 6 aircraft. The Dayton native was inspired to join the Air Force while watching the Thunderbirds as a teen visitor to the Dayton Air Show.

Any tickets or special seating that have already been purchased for the 2020 show will be honored at the 2021 show. Visit www.daytonairshow.com for information.

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