By: KDKA-TV News Staff
LATROBE, Pa. (KDKA) – Last year’s Westmoreland Airshow was a drive-in event because of the pandemic, but this summer it’s coming back in full force.READ MORE: As Winter Storm System Moves In, Pittsburghers Pack Grocery Stores For Last-Minute Items
Organizers announced the plans for a “full-blown” 2022 SHOP ’n SAVE Westmoreland Airshow on Wednesday, saying this year they’ll return to the traditional on-ramp type of show with static aircraft displays and vendors at the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport.
Right now the highlight of the lineup is the F-16 Viper Demo Team which will also team up with a P-51 Mustang to perform a “Heritage Flight.” The Jersey Jerks and Precision Exotics are also scheduled to make appearances.READ MORE: 1 Shot In Downtown Pittsburgh
There will also be a four ship flyover of Westmoreland County as a tribute for frontline responders during the COVID pandemic, Westmoreland County Airport Authority Executive Director Gabe Monzo announced exclusively on KDKA News at 7:30. There’s also a few seats available for those flights, Monzo said.
Organizers said there’s still “much more to come.”MORE NEWS: Seven Springs Opens Faster, High-Capacity Chairlift
The airshow is set for June 11-12, and tickets will go on sale later.