Westmoreland County Air Show is a massive annual aviation event held at the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Westmoreland County, near the town of Latrobe, 33 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. Westmoreland air show, which is usually held during a weekend in June, attracts from 20,000 to 100,000 attendees from the Pittsburgh region and beyond. Aviation enthusiasts are drawn by vintage warplanes and high-powered military fighter jets, which perform amazing stunts.
The headliners of Westmoreland County Air Show are top aviation performers in the country, like U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, a demonstration squadron consisting of eight pilots. Past participants also included Navy F-18 Super Hornet and Air Force F-16 Viper.
Westmoreland County Air Show also features dozens of exhibitors, crafts, and food vendors, as well as fun activities for kids. The gates of Arnold Palmer Regional Airport are open to the public from 9 am to 5 pm on both days. The tickets for this event can be purchased on the website or at the gate. Children aged 10 and under can get in for free.