Today, the Greater Atlantic City Chamber, Visit Atlantic City and David Schultz Airshows unveiled the full Show Day performance schedule for the 2023 Visit Atlantic City Airshow. This year’s show is set to take to the skies above Atlantic City on Wednesday, August 16 starting at 11 a.m. Celebrating its 20th year in Atlantic City in 2023, the Visit Atlantic City Airshow is the world’s premier midweek beachfront airshow, drawing more than a half a million (500,000+) spectators annually.
“You have so many fan-favorite performers returning to the Atlantic City beaches for the Airshow’s 20th Anniversary in 2023 – talented military and civilian acts that dazzle crowds with their death-defying aerobatics and aerial tricks. This will truly be a once-in-a-lifetime show you will not want to miss,” said Greater Atlantic City Chamber President Michael Chait, organizer for this year’s Airshow.
The 2023 Visit Atlantic City Airshow will feature a combination crowd-favorite military acts like the U.S. Army Golden Knights, U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds, the long-awaited reappearance of the U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier Demo Team and local 177th Fighter Wing of the N.J. Air National Guard, along with civilian acts like Extreme Flight, LLC, Scott Francis Airshows, GO EZ Aerobatics, Classic Air Shows – Super Chipmunk, Jim Beasley and more.
The full performance schedule for 2023 Visit Atlantic City Airshow is as follows:
11:00 AM: Airspace Closes for Airshow, TFR in Effect, Boats in Place
11:30 AM: US Army Golden Knights Flag Jump w/National Anthem
11:38 AM: US Army Golden Knights Mass Exit Show
11:44 AM: NJ ANG 177th FW F-16 Flyby
11:45 AM: NJ ANG 108th WG KC-135 Flyby
11:47 AM: NBC 10 Helicopter Flybys
11:50 AM: NJ ANG Composite Wing Flyby (KC-135 & (2) F-16s)
11:52 AM: Mark Meredith Chipmunk Aerobatics
12:03 PM: Medical Helicopter Flybys
12:05 PM: NJ State Police Flybys
12:07 PM: Kyle Fowler Long EZ Aerobatics
12:20 PM: 436th AMW C-5M Super Galaxy Flyby #1
12:24 PM: NJ-ArNG/NJ-ANG UH-60 SPIES/FRIES Demonstration
12:30 PM: 436th AMW C-5M Super Galaxy Flyby #2
12:34 PM: US Coast Guard MH-65E Search & Rescue Demonstration
12:44 PM: FAA William J Hughes Aircraft Flybys (2-passes)
12:49 PM: TBA – Demonstration
12:59 PM: 514th AMW KC-46A Pegasus Flyover
1:01 PM: 514th AMW C-17A Globemaster III Flyover
1:03 PM: HM-12 MH-53E SeaDragon Flyby Demonstration (2-ship)
1:09 PM: 80th FTW T-38C Talon Flyby #1 (2-ship)
1:11 PM: Tom Duffy B-25J Mitchell Flight Profile (3-passes)
1:20 PM: 80th FTW T-38C Talon Flyby #2 (2-ship)
1:22 PM: Patrick McAlee Extreme Flight Pitts Aerobatics
1:42 PM: USMC AV-8B Harrier II Demonstration
1:55 PM: US Army Golden Knights Mass Exit Show
2:15 PM: Jim Beasley Jr. P-51 Mustang Demonstration
2:25 PM: Scott Francis MXS Aerobatics
2:40 PM: Military Enlistment Ceremony
2:45 PM: USAF Thunderbirds
4:00 PM: Airshow Ends
5:00 PM: Airspace Re-opens; TFR Ends
NOTE: The 2023 Visit Atlantic City Airshow schedule and performing acts are all subject to change without notice; changes may be due to mechanical considerations, weather conditions, staging airport operations and other matters beyond the control of the event and performers.
For those who cannot attend the Airshow on Show Day (Wednesday, Aug. 16) – the Airshow’s Practice Day is set for Tuesday, Aug. 15 beginning at 11 a.m. and will feature many of the Airshow performers as they take to the skies to “practice” for the big day.
For those planning to attend Show Day, remember that the 2023 Visit Atlantic City Airshow is a FREE event – with spectacular views of the show from the free public beaches in Atlantic City. While there is no official livestreaming available for this event, the commentary for the show will be aired on WPG Talk Radio 95.5 FM and 1450 AM on Show Day (Wednesday) only.
Show day attendees may also enjoy a variety of fun, onsite vendors along the Boardwalk, along with the return of Veterans Resource Row – a one-stop shop of more than a dozen veteran resource organizations and entities where you can talk face-to-face with representatives and receive information on services, support and job opportunities. Veterans Resource Row will be located on the Atlantic City Boardwalk at Missouri Avenue and will be open from 10:30 a.m. until the end of the show. This year’s participating government agencies, nonprofits and veteran services organizations include:
- American Legion
- New Jersey Casino Control Commission
- American Red Cross
- LS Technology
- NJ Vet2Vet
- Catholic Charities
- Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office
- Hero Care Connect
- Team Red White and Blue
- Veterans Multi-Service Center
- Project Refit
- Hero Care Connect
- Veterans 101
- Folds of Honor
- New Jersey Department of Labor
The Visit Atlantic City Airshow is a community partnership between the Greater Atlantic City Chamber; Visit Atlantic City; the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority; the City of Atlantic City; the 177th Fighter Wing of the N.J. Air National Guard; South Jersey Transportation Authority; FAA William J. Hughes Tech Center; The Atlantic City International Airport; the U.S. Coast Guard; David Schultz Airshows; and the New Jersey State Police.
For more information on the Visit Atlantic City Airshow, visit: AtlanticCityAirshow.com.
Photos of select 2023 Visit Atlantic City Airshow performers, including some of our civilian acts, can be accessed/downloaded via this DropBox link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/d4h72vz03nfy7q9/AADLrBpT9IqBRTB2zjgSCKQxa?dl=0
About The Greater Atlantic City Chamber
Since 1914, the Greater Atlantic City Chamber is dedicated in creating a favorable economic climate with meaningful services for the business community. Together we work to foster growth in the region’s economy by creating a better business climate and a higher quality of life. Learn more: https://acchamber.com/.
About Visit Atlantic City
Visit Atlantic City is a 501(c)(6) organization formed and funded as a public-private partnership by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) to create economic development through conventions, sporting events, film production and group tourism. Visit Atlantic City focuses on three primary objectives: sales, marketing and services. For complete Atlantic City tourism and convention information, visit www.visitatlanticcity.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About David Schultz Airshows, LLC
Since 1994, David Schultz’s team of Airshow Professionals has provided locations worldwide with airshow services, including four FAA Highly Accredited Airbosses, numerous ground operations specialists, two announcers, Jet Team project managers, military and civilian aircraft acquisition services, event budget analysis, media and marketing, FAA/DOD/TFR paperwork coordination, airspace management, computerized ramp layouts, flyby coordination, event ticketing, VIP management, Event Livestreaming, and a whole host of other services that no one else in the business can collectively provide. Learn more: https://schultzairshows.com/.