Attendance flies high at air show

Blue Angels (Photo WDTN/Josh Ames)

VANDALIA, Ohio (WDTN) – Vectren Dayton Air Show organizers say big crowds turned out for this year’s air show.

They estimate attendance for the weekend at 65,000.

“We can’t be more pleased with the outcome of this year’s show,” stated Michael Emoff, chairman of the board of trustees of the United States Air & Trade Show, the nonprofit organization that produces the show. “We would like to thank the spectators, sponsors and volunteers who helped make the show a tremendous success.”

Organizers credit the U.S. Navy Blue Angels for bringing the crowds in to watch.

Plans are already in the works for next year’s show, tentatively scheduled for June 20 and 21, 2015. Final dates will be announced once military jet team schedules are approved in December. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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