Benton Air Faire October 16th 2021

2021 Schedule of Events:

0630-730am Vendor Booth Set Up

  • Arrive at the FIRST Driveway South of Placer St on Airpark Way.

7am – 10am Classic Cars Arrive – Airport Open for Arrivals

  • Car Show Gate is the SECOND Driveway (South) on Airpark Drive
  • Admission is a $20 DONATION per car
  • Includes a FREE Admission to the event, FREE Air Faire Car Show Participant T Shirt, and Goody Bag
  • Car Show Trophies and Plaques Sponsored by O’Reilly’s Auto Parts on Dana Ave
  • Aircraft Arrivals (122.8 CTAF, 118.675 ATIS) “FOLLOW ME” Golf Cart / Marshallers to Transient Parking on North East Ramp

8am     Admission Gates Open to the Public ($5 Adults, Kids 12 and Under FREE)

FREE Hay Rides / Kids Fun Zone All Day!

8am – 11am Hangar Pancake Breakfast

  • $10 per person (scrambled eggs, 2 sausage, 2 pancakes)
  • Coffee, water, juice included

10am-11am  Airfield CLOSES; US ARMY Golden Knights Mass Jump Arrival / National Anthem / Opening Ceremonies 

  • 10:00-10:15am      T-34 Mentor Formation Demo; Missing Man Fly By
  • 10:15-10:30am      F4U Corsair WWII Fighter Demo Fly Bys
  • 10:30-11:00am     Golden Knights Mass Jump / National Anthem
  • 11:00-11:30am      Mayor Resner / Congressman LaMalfa

11 – 12:30pm       Airfield Open for Arrivals / Warbird Plane Rides Available 

11:30 – 3pm        BBQ Lunch / Beer Garden Opens Big Hangar

12:30-4pm    Airfield Closes for Aerial Demonstrations 

  • 12:30-12:45         F4U Corsair WWII Fighter Demo Fly Bys
  • 12:45-1:00           CAL FIRE FLY BYs
  • 1:00 – 1:30           US Forrest Service Smoke Jumpers Parachute Demo
  • 1:30 – 2:30           US ARMY Golden Knights Full Show 
  • 2:30 -3:00           Meet your US ARMY Golden Knights / Autographs / Photos / Show Center
  • 2:40-3:00            T-34 Mentor Formation Team
  • 3:00 – 3:15           (2) F-15 Eagle Fighter Fly By (Oregon ANG )
  • 3:15 – 3:30           KC-10 USAF Air Refueling Tanker Fly By (Travis AFB) 
  • 3:30-3:45             (2) T-38 Talon Supersonic Jet Trainers (Beale AFB)
  • 3:45-4                   C-130 Fly By (Reno ANG)

7am – 3 pm Airpark Cafe is OPEN all day for Food (Breakfast and Lunch) and Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s etc.

Military / Warbird / Other Static Displays for 2021:

  • CH-47 Chinook Helicopter open for tours
  • H-60 Blackhawk open for tours
  • UH-1 Huey NORCAL Veterans Historical Association
  • Gliders from Williams Soaring Center
  • Antique Engines / Tractors 
  • CHP Helicopter / Aircraft / Patrol Cars – Open for Tours / Car Show Car Photos
  • REACH / AIR METHODS MEDIVAC Helo Open for Tours
  • US COAST GUARD Dauphine Helicopter Open for Tours
  • US Military Recruiters

Performers 

  • Star Wars Characters
  • Redding Police K9 Demo
  • Redding Fire Ladder Truck
  • Military Vehicle Displays

Thanks to our Sponsors:

Highlights from Last Years Event Photos: