Blue Angels Air Shows & Practice Shows
February 4, 2019 - Pensacola NAS - (OBA®) - We're not yet sure what date the Blues will be returning to Pendacola NAS from their winter training at NAF El Centro. They usually return arount mid-March but they yave a show in Salinas, CA on the 23rd & 24th. We'll keep our eyes and ears open and post updates as soon as we hear or see any news. 
 
UPDATE March 24, 2019 - The Blue Angels will be returning from California on Monday, March 25th. The current estimated timeframe is between 2:30 & 3:30 pm. 
 
We are looking forward to the 2019 season. In addition to all of the practice shows, we are treated to lots of flybys on Sunday afternoons as the Blues Buzz the Beaches on their rertun from some of their air shows. As usual, John Mason-Smith will be estimating the time of returns on those Sundays.
 
Stay tuned to The OBA Facebook Page for updates. The Blues Practice Schedule is also on our OBA Calendar
 
Both the U.S. Navy Blue Angels Air Show and their Practice Show Schedules are below. 
 

U.S. Navy Blue Angels 2019 Air Show Schedule

March

  • 16 | NAF El Centro, CA | NAF El Centro Annual Air Show  | Website
  • 23 · 24 | Salinas, CA | California International Air Show Salinas  | Website
  • 30 · 31 | NAS Key West, FL | Southernmost Air Spectacular  | Website

April

  • 6 · 7 | Lakeland, FL | Sun 'n Fun Air Show  | Website
  • 13 · 14 | NAS Corpus Christi, TX | Wings Over South Texas  | Website
  • 27 · 28 | MCAS Beaufort, SC | MCAS Beaufort Air Show  | Website

May

  • 4 · 5 | Fort Lauderdale, FL | Ford Lauderdale Air Show  | Website
  • 11 · 12 | Joint Base Andrews, MD | Joint Base Andrews Air Show  | Website
  • 18 · 19 | Cape Girardeau, MO | Cape Girardeau Regional Air Festival
  • 22 | Annapolis, MD | U.S. Naval Academy Air Show
  • 25 · 26 | Miami Beach, FL | Miami Beach Air and Sea Show  | Website

June

  • 1 · 2 | Oklahoma City, OK | Star Spangled Salute Air Show  | Website
  • 8 · 9 | Smyrna, TN | Great Tennessee Air Show  | Website
  • 15 · 16 | Ocean City, MD | OC Air Show  | Website
  • 29 · 30 | Davenport, IA | Quad City Air Show

July

  • 6 · 7 | Kansas City, MO | KC Downtown Air Show
  • 13 | Pensacola Beach, FL | Pensacola Beach Air Show  | Website
  • 20 · 21 | Duluth, MN | Duluth Air and Aviation Expo  | Website
  • 27 · 28 | Grand Junction, CO | Grand Junction Air Show  | Website

August

  • 3 · 4 | Seattle, WA | Boeing Seafair Air Show
  • 17 · 18 | Chicago, IL | Chicago Air and Water Show
  • 24 · 25 | New Windsor, NY | New York Air Show  | Website
  • 31 | Greenwood, Nova Scotia, Canada | Air Show Atlantic  | Website

September

  • 1 | Greenwood, Nova Scotia, Canada | Air Show Atlantic  | Website
  • 7 · 8 | Chesterfield, MO | Spirit of St. Louis Air Show  | Website
  • 21 · 22 | NAS Lemoore, CA | Central Valley Air Show
  • 28 · 29 | MCAS Miramar, CA | MCAS Miramar Air Show  | Website

October

  • 5 · 6 | Sacramento, CA | California Capital Air Show  | Website
  • 12 · 13 | San Francisco, CA | San Francisco Fleet Week  | Website
  • 19 · 20 | Fort Worth, TX | Fort Worth Alliance Air Show  | Website
  • 26 · 27 | Jacksonville Beach, FL | Jacksonville Sea and Sky Air Show

November

  • 2 · 3 | Moody AFB, GA | Thunder over South Georgia  | Website
  • 8 · 9 | NAS Pensacola, FL | Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show  | Website
 

U.S. Navy Blue Angels 2019 Practice Show Schedule

All practices at 11:30 unless otherwise noted.
 
  • MARCH 27 (Orientation flight only; not an actual flight demonstration)
  • APRIL 2, 3*, 9, 10*, 16, 17*, 18, 19, 23, 24*, 30
  • MAY 1*, 7, 14, 15*, 28, 29*
  • JUNE 4, 5*, 11, 12, 18, 19*, 20, 21, 25, 26*
  • JULY 2, 3, 16
  • AUGUST 7*, 8, 9, 13, 14, 20
  • SEPTEMBER 4*, 10, 11*, 12, 13, 17
  • OCTOBER 16*, 22, 23*, 29, 30*
  • NOVEMBER 5, 6, 7 (1430 practices for End of Season Week)
 
Dates marked with (*) are autograph days at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Practices may be cancelled at any time due to weather or operational commitments.