Bethpage Air Show

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Bethpage Air Show
2009 Jones Beach Airshow.jpg
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds perform at the 2009 airshow
GenreFree beach display air show
DatesMemorial Day Weekend
VenueRepublic Airport
Long Island MacArthur Airport
Francis S. Gabreski Airport
Location(s)Jones Beach State Park
Wantagh, New York
Coordinates40°36′51″N 73°32′10″W / 40.61417°N 73.53611°W / 40.61417; -73.53611Coordinates: 40°36′51″N 73°32′10″W / 40.61417°N 73.53611°W / 40.61417; -73.53611
CountryUnited States
Attendance403,000 (2006)
Activityaerobatic displays

The Bethpage Air Show is an annual American air show held each May on Memorial Day weekend. It is staged in the airspace above and off the coast of the Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh, New York, located on Long Island.[1][2]

The air show is typically headlined by either the United States Navy Blue Angels or United States Air Force Thunderbirds. Due to cuts to the military budget, neither team appeared at the 2013 show, but the Blue Angels appeared at the 2014 show.[3] All branches of the military are represented at the show.


  1. ^ Murphy, William; Bleyer, Bill. "Air Show - May 25 & 26, 2013 - Jones Beach Theater". Retrieved 23 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Jones Beach State Park". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 23 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Air Show - May 23 & 24, 2015". Retrieved 18 January 2015.

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