Salute to Veterans Airshow in Columbia This Weekend

Harry Hamm

Right on the heels of the very successful appearance by the United States Navy Blue Angels at The Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield comes an appearance this Memorial Day weekend at the Columbia Regional Airport by the Canadian Air Force’s world-renown Snowbirds, a squadron of 9 jet aircraft.

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They will be the big attraction in Columbia as part of that city’s 26th annual weekend of celebrating the contributions of veterans in all branches of the armed forces. The festivities run from Friday May 23 to Monday May 26. For a list of all the activities, click on the link below.

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The weekend air show also includes the United States Army parachute team, The Black Knights.

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Admission and parking are free. The annual Salute to Veterans weekend in Columbia traditionally draws attendees from all over the United States.


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