AIR SHOW COMES BACK TO TERRE HAUTE WITH BLUE ANGELS
Volunteer-led Terre Haute Air Show Committee Announces Details on August 18th
Terre Haute, Indiana
The Terre Haute Air Show Committee and Terre Haute Regional Airport have announced the details of a two-day air show, scheduled for August 18-19, 2018. The Terre Haute Air Show is making its return after more than a decade away and will be headlined by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.
The Terre Haute Air Show Committee will host a press conference on Friday, August 18th, at the Terre Haute Regional Airport. Committee President Rick Burger, of Duke Energy, will share details of the show and outline opportunities for sponsorships and volunteers. Ceremonies begin at noon at the main airport terminal. Those in attendance will include committee board members, airport leadership and local leaders.
Airport Executive Director, Jeff Hauser is excited about the event and is helping coordinate sponsorships. “The committee, led by Rick Burger, took this mission on – to bring the air show back – and I think we’ve created something that will be memorable.” He adds, “I know the community is going to support and embrace the air show.”
The air show is being planned and executed by a committed group of volunteers from in and around Terre Haute. The two-day event that will include not only the Blue Angels, but many other exciting acts, aerial performances and exhibits. The ultimate mission of the air show is to create an event that the entire family can enjoy. In addition to providing a family and community experience, the committee sees the air show as a boost to the local economy.
Past shows have seen attendance numbers as high as 50,000. The committee sees early enthusiasm for the event and a regional marketing approach as keys that will drive this show to similar levels of success.
About Terre Haute Regional Airport
Terre Haute Regional Airport (HUF) is home to private flight, military operations, unmanned systems and university programs. Long runways, an FAA-controlled tower, FBO Operator Hoosier Aviation and on-site hangars are among the amenities that make the airport among the busiest in the state of Indiana.
THRA Press Contact: Kara McIntosh, Phone 812-877-2524.