JUMPS, THRILLS AND JAW-DROPPING AEROBATICS RETURN!

We are excited to welcome airshow-goers and thrill-seekers to the 2023 Airshow. Our lineup is packed full of world-class aviators and impressive aerobatic maneuvers! View the show from your own designated viewing area and venture out to get an up-close look at static aircraft exhibits as the Kia of Lake Charles Chennault International Airshow celebrates its 10th anniversary.

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ELEVEN HIGH-FLYING ACTS, ONE INCREDIBLE SHOW!

Prepare for unbelievable displays of precision at our 10th-anniversary show! Performers include the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds jet demonstration squadron, Aeroshell Aerobatic Team, the U.S. Army Golden Knights and many more well-loved airshow acts!

TAILGATING IS BACK!

We pride ourselves is providing world-class aviation entertainment and excitement, and the 2023 show will be no exception. We’re bringing back the tailgate airshow model, meaning you and your car load will have your own personal viewing area for the show! Picture a tailgate party—but with jets. Your ticket gets you a parking space close to the action, meaning no long walks to the ramp. It’s a win-win!

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SALUTING OUR 2023 SPONSORS

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Chennault Airport will again be host site

December 20th, 2022|2022|

Our home for the 2023 show will again be Chennault International Airport. Though the Airshow and the airport have similar names, the Airshow is an independent, nonprofit organization with a volunteer board of directors. The Airshow appreciate the work the airport staff does to accommodate and facilitate the Airshow's needs. The Airshow team looks forward to working with the Chennault [...]

Bayles returns as Airshow director

December 20th, 2022|2022|

She's back! The Airshow's board of directors has once again named Mary Jo Bayles the Airshow director for 2023. Mary Jo, who is retiring from the City of DeQuincy, has been a dynamo for the Airshow since its revival 10 years ago. We love MJ's energy, enthusiasm and passion for the Airshow, and we're thrilled to have her seasoned leadership [...]

Airshow delegation attends national convention

December 20th, 2022|2022|

A Chennault International Airshow delegation attended the International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) annual convention Dec. 11-15 in Las Vegas. Leading the Chennault team were Airshow President Bruce Beard and Airshow Director Mary Jo Bayles. Also attending were Treasurer Larry Rewerts, board member Karen Wade, performer liaison Mallory Beasley, volunteer coordinator Kelly Smith and publicist Brett Downer of the O’Carroll [...]

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