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Photos from Augusta’s first air show in 23 years featuring the Thunderbirds



Aviation lovers descended upon Augusta this weekend for the third of seven air shows being put on across the country in 2023 by AirDotShow.

The organization doesn't keep track of crowds but anticipated about 25,000 attendees on Saturday and Sunday for a total of about 50,000 viewers, said Chris...

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  1. It was pretty weak as air shows go. The performers who DID show did good exhibitions, but the static displays were very skimpy, and the setup poor. We bought frontline lawn box which was actually at the end of the performance box. We could have been G.A., plopped on the grass and been behind the VIP’s a couple of hundred feet, right in the middle of the “box”. I won’t be back.

  2. The “preferred seating” was about $80/pp once you added in the fees to pay on-line although you did get a “discount” for pre-purchase (lol) and there were quite a few people in that area with us. Some of those sections were completely sold out and I saw quite a few people in the (much) more expensive boxes and flight line areas so I am guessing they made what they needed. The show was very good – we enjoyed every but of it. They had about 8 people pointing us toward our parking space in the field when we got there. It would have been nice to have those same people managing the traffic leaving – people were insanely rude.

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