Photos: AirFest returns with a roar - FOX 13 News

ADVERTISEMENT
Bookmark and Share

Photos: AirFest returns with a roar

Posted: Updated:
TAMPA (FOX 13) -

Thousands of people crowded onto MacDill Air Force Base on Saturday for the first day of AirFest 2014. The popular air show was back after a budget-induced hiatus.

The combination of display aircraft and aerial performers proved to be a big draw -- a spokesperson said that base personnel had to start turning away visitors because the South Tampa base hit capacity.

Those who did make it through the traffic were rewarded by plenty of sunshine and plenty of aircraft. The highlight this year was the Air Force's own Thunderbirds, making only their fourth appearance since the budget cuts known as sequestration grounded them and other military demonstration teams.

MOBILE APP USERS: Click here for the photo gallery.

Powered by WorldNow

FOX 13 / WTVT-TV
3213 West Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33609
Main: (813) 876-1313
Newsroom: (813) 870-9630
Fax: (813) 871-3135

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices