The Barksdale Defenders of Liberty open house and air show is coming up on May 2nd & 3rd.

The Barksdale Air Force Base Air Show gives you a chance to get a close up look at Air Force preparedness and allows Shreveport-Bossier City to showcase the home of the B-52. The public will have access to tour the military installation, view military and aerobatic performers, and support the recruiting arm of our armed forces.

At the show you will have a chance to view displays of both historical aircraft and the latest, state-of-the-art jets and inventions.

Parking: Free; On-base parking will be made available for visitors entering the North (Bossier) and West (Shreveport) gates. All vehicles will be directed to the flight line parking area. COURTESY BUS TRANSPORTATION will also be available from Bossier Parish Community College to minimize traffic congestion on and off the base.

The featured performers during the show will be the Navy's Blue Angels:

You will also have a chance to see the Army's Golden Knight Parachute Team: