The Defenders of Liberty Barksdale Air Show
The Annual Barksdale Air Force Base Open House and Air Show serves to enhance the public awareness of Air Force preparedness and allows Shreveport-Bossier City to showcase the home of the B-52, grant access to tour the military installation, view military and aerobatic performers, and support the recruiting arm of our armed forces. The US Navy Blue Angels will be featured this year. Schedule: Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3. Show time: 11 a.m. (gates open at 9 a.m.) Free parking. Free Admission.
From I-20 West, turn right on Airline Dr. in Bossier City. Turn left on Old Minden Rd. and right on North Gate Dr. which takes you to BAFB. From 1-20 East, take the Airline Dr. exit and turn left on Airline Dr. Turn left on Old Minden Rd. and right on North Gate to which takes you to BAFB. From Hwy 71 South, enter BAFB at the intersection of Barksdale Blvd. and Westgate Lane.