Thunder Over the Sound: Keesler & Biloxi Air & Space Show is a popular event held jointly by Keesler Air Force Base and the City of Biloxi, Mississippi. The air show features amazing aerial stunts and static educational displays, as well as family-friendly entertainment. Thousands gather to marvel at various military and civil aircraft, enjoy the performances, and learn about the U.S. military branches and their heritage.
The highlights of Thunder Over the Sound: Keesler & Biloxi Air & Space Show include top performers like the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, AeroShell Aerobatic Team [T-6 Texan (x 4), Clemens Kuhlig, Patty Wagstaff, Greg Colyer (T-33 Shooting Star), Trojan Phlyers (T-28 Trojan (x 2), and Randy Ball (MiG-17).
Kessler Air Base gates open in the morning. Attendees will be able to see static aircraft displays and watch aerobatics acts. In the afternoon, festivities continue in Biloxi, along the waterfront off White Ave. The Thunderbirds and other headliners will fly over the Gulf of Mexico. Keesler Air Force Base is known for ground trade training, which has been its specialty since opening in 1941 during World War II. It boasts high-quality technical schools. The base is home to The Air Force Reserve Command's 403d Wing, the 815th Airlift Squadron), and the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron.