NAS Key West Airshow
When: April 15 - April 16, 2023
Where: Boca Chica Field, Naval Air Station, Key West, FL 33040
Naval Air Station Key West is inviting the public to join them in celebrating two centuries of Navy history in Key West and Monroe County during the Southernmost Air Spectacular. This two-day event on April 15th and 16th, 2023 promises to be an unforgettable experience with breathtaking aerial performances and a Kids Zone. Best of all, general admission and parking are free.
The gates open at 10 a.m. and the show commences at 11 a.m. with the Blue Angels flying at 2:30 p.m. Boca Chica Field is located at MM 8 on U.S. 1 and there are two entrances available for those arriving from up or down the Keys. Following the air show, the base Security will direct guests out through the opposite gate for the best egress.
The Navy has a long and proud history in Key West, dating back to 1822 when Lt. Matthew Perry arrived aboard the USS Shark to survey the island for a possible Navy port. On December 19, 1917, Naval Air Station Key West was established and has since served as a training facility preparing thousands of aviators from all services and allied nations.
The show will feature the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels, in addition to other talented civilian performers. The maneuvers that the Blue Angels perform are the same fundamental maneuvers that are employed in aerial combat.
Don't miss out on this incredible event with your family and friends. Enjoy spectacular flying, static displays, souvenirs, concessions and more, all while celebrating the Navy's 200th year in Key West.