Chambers Field Centennial Air Show

Saturday, July 15  •  Gates open @ 10 a.m.  •  Air Show from Noon to 4 p.m.

The marquis event of Naval Station Norfolk’s year-long anniversary celebration is the Chambers Field Centennial Air Show. Originally established as a seaplane base in 1917, Chambers Field has since evolved into a modern, thriving airfield. The air show will provide a truly unique opportunity for the public to see flying performances by numerous historic aircraft that have operated at Chambers Field over the last 100 years. 

Vintage War Birds from throughout the last century of flight will appear before the crowd to showcase the rich history of aviation and provide a window into the past of this historic airfield. The air show will also incorporate performances by the Lima Lima Flight Team and parachute jumps by the U.S. Army Black Daggers.

The entire family will thrill to this dramatic trip through the history of Naval Aviation and the Centennial of Chambers Field.

Open to the public!  •  Free Admission  •  Reserved Seating: General $5 / Bleacher $3


Schedule of Performers

Lima Lima Flight Team
  •  Beechcraft T-34 (4-plane)

Joe Edwards
  •  North American T-28B

Gary Ward
  •  MX2

Prowlers of the Pacific
  •  Goodyear FG-1D (F4U) Corsairz
  •  Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless
  •  Nakajima B5N “Kate” (replica)
  •  Curtiss SB2C Helldiver

Black Daggers Parachute Team

Military Aviation Museum
  •  Consolidated PBY Catalina
  •  Stearman PT-17 Kaydet
  •  Grumman F4F Wildcat
  •  Douglas AD-4 Skyraider