Snowbirds return to air festival in Cape Girardeau - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Snowbirds return to air festival in Cape Girardeau

(Source: Cape Girardeau Air Festival/Facebook) (Source: Cape Girardeau Air Festival/Facebook)
(Source: Cape Girardeau Air Festival/Facebook) (Source: Cape Girardeau Air Festival/Facebook)
(Source: Cape Girardeau Air Festival/Facebook) (Source: Cape Girardeau Air Festival/Facebook)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

They're back!

The Cape Girardeau Air Festival kicks off on Wednesday at the airport.

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds jet team and the Canadian Forces F-18 Fighter Demonstration team will headline the event.

Also preforming will be the RedLine Airshow which will dazzle the crowd with a dynamic 2-ship aerobatic formation, the Heritage flight team will pay homage to the United States Air Force, The U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team will drop in, and the CF-18 Demonstration Team will show off their specially painted CF-18 Hornet.

According to the City of Cape Girardeau the show celebrates dreams, skill, teamwork and bravery.

Airport manager Bruce Loy says its a family event that will go on rain or shine.

Admission to the air show is free.

Parking will be available at the following locations near the airport: Rhodes Truck Stop, Lawless Harley Davidson. QC Corporation (Former Do It Best), Agri-Trans, and the Animal Emergency Hospital.

The Blue Angels gave several performances at the Cape Air Show in June 2010.

The U.S. Army Golden Knights and Canadian Forces Snowbirds performed at the air show in May 2014.

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