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NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days 2024

The largest air, army, and security show in Central Europe

Dates: September 21-22, 2024

NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days

Every September, the bustling city of Ostrava eagerly anticipates the arrival of the annual NATO Days and Czech Air Force Days. Set against the backdrop of Ostrava Leos Janacek Airport, this highly anticipated event serves as a lively display of the security capabilities of the Czech Republic and its allies, providing attendees with an immersive experience to remember.

Main program

The Czech Air Force Days, organized under the directive of the Ministry of Defence, coincide with and are integrated into NATO Days in Ostrava. The detailed program for the 2024 will be released approximately three days before the event.

Ultimately, the centerpiece of the festivities is the main program, boasting a dynamic blend of exhilarating presentations, captivating displays, awe-inspiring flying demonstrations, and participatory exhibits. From showcasing heavy military hardware to simulating specialized training scenarios, the event provides a comprehensive glimpse into the cutting-edge technology utilized by various elite units.

In addition to the enthralling demonstrations, the event boasts a diverse array of engaging meetings, interactive workshops, and thought-provoking seminars, each meticulously curated to enrich the attendee's experience and foster meaningful dialogue on important security topics. Furthermore, organizers spare no effort in curating unique offerings each year.

Attendance Overview

With a longstanding tradition of hosting even over 200,000 enthusiastic visitors, NATO Days and Czech Air Force Days proudly uphold their status as the foremost two-day family event in the Czech Republic. Beyond its impressive attendance figures, the event serves as a vital social hub, bringing together representatives from government agencies, international organizations, and various sectors to engage in meaningful discussions, exchange ideas, and forge valuable connections.


NATO Days in Ostrava & Czech Air Force Days welcomes all attendees free of charge. The organizers emphasize the importance of fostering positive interactions between visitors and participants for mutual enrichment. Above all else, the safety of both participants and visitors takes precedence over event objectives and activities. As such, every participant is expected to adhere to the event's rules and instructions.

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