The 19th Annual MEET AC Atlantic City Airshow is one week from today, on Wednesday, August 24, 2022.

We will be hosting a 5-hour pregame show from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and the Airshow is set to begin at approximately 11:00 a.m.

You can listen to all of the exciting action on WPG Talk Radio 95.5 FM and 1450 AM

Important reminder, nearly the entire airshow also takes place on practice day, Tuesday, August 23, 2022.

“This year’s line-up of performers is second to none,” said Greater Atlantic City Chamber President Michael Chait, the organizer for this year’s Airshow. “You have both military and civilian acts that are among the best in the country soaring to our beaches right here in the Garden State – we promise that this will be our best show to date!”

The City of Atlantic City, Office of Emergency Management has released important Airshow (air space) restriction information as follows:

“An Air Show safety issue for all concerned that must be followed is the restriction of any drones, parasailing, kite flying, or any other device within a 10-mile radius of the Air Show space on the practice days Monday, August 22, 2022, and Tuesday, August 23, 2022, and the day of the Air Show Wednesday, August 24, 2022. Any drones or other devices used in violation of this restriction will be confiscated and their operators arrested.”

“The restriction has been the practice for the past 19 years and continues with the compliance of all municipalities from Longport to Brigantine. The exact restricted area runs from 23rd Street in Longport to South Roosevelt Boulevard in Brigantine,” said The Atlantic City Office of Emergency Management.

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Here is the confirmed schedule of events for Wednesday, August 24 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:
11:45 AM:
NJ ANG 177th FW F-16 Flyby
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:
Chris Thomas SNJ-2 Aerobatics

12:03 PM:
US MH-53 Super Stallions Flyover

12:09 PM:
USAF C-17A Globemaster Ill Demonstration

12:23 PM:
12:25 PM:
12:33 PM:

Medical Helicopter Flybys
NJ State Police Flybys
552nd ACWE-3C Sentry Flyby

12:35 PM:
NJ-ArNG/NJ-ANGUH-60 SPIES/FRIES Demonstration

12:43 PM:
552nd ACW E-3C Sentry Flyby

12:45 PM:
1St HS. UH-1N Twin Huey (2-ship) Flyby

12:49 PM:
FAA William J Hughes Aircraft Flybys (2-passes)

12:54 PM:
Jim Beasley Jr./Ed Shipley Ti-6 (2-ship) Demo

1:06 PM:
US Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demonstration

1:16 PM:
Paul Dougherty Eagle Aerobatics

1:34 PM:
Full Throttle Formation Team

1:49 PM:
Army Golden Knights
Parachute Demonstration

2:09 PM:
Jim Beasley Jr. P-51 Mustang Demonstration

2:19 PM:
USN F/A-18 Super Hornet
Demonstration

2:34 PM:
USN Legacy Flight F/A-18 & FG-1D Corsair

2:49 PM:
USAF Thunderbirds Enlistment Ceremony

3:00 PM:
USAF Thunderbirds

5:00 PM:
Airspace Re-opens; TFR Ends

The return of Veterans Resource Row will be located on the Atlantic City Boardwalk at Missouri Avenue and will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. during the Airshow.

The participating government agencies, nonprofits, and veteran services organizations are:

  • American Legion
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • New Jersey Department of Military and
  • Veteran Affairs
  • New Jersey Casino Control Commission
  • Flight Safety International
  • American Red Cross
  • S Technology
  • NJ Vet2 Vet
  • Catholic Charities
  • Philadelphia Flyers Warriors
  • Atlantic County Sheriff's Office
  • Humana
  • Hero Care Connect
  • Team Red White and Blue

The MEET AC Atlantic City Airshow is the largest and most successful midweek Airshow in America.

SOURCES: Michael Chait, Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce & Atlantic City Office of Emergency Management.

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