Thunder Over the Valley Air Show canceled Sunday

The Thunder Over the Valley Air Show has been canceled due to weather

Planes on the tarmac ahead of the air show.

The Thunder Over the Valley Air Show has been canceled due to weather.

VIENNA, Ohio (WKBN) – Around 20,000 visitors are expected at the Thunder Over the Valley Air Show in Vienna this weekend.

The event is being held at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station and runs June 17-18. Admission and shuttle transportation are free.

The parking lot opens at 8 a.m. and the show grounds open at 9 a.m.

The first shuttle to the show runs at 8:30 a.m. and the last one at 12:30 p.m. Anyone not parked and on a bus by noon, which is when the lots close, will not be shuttled to the show.

The primary parking lot is now at Phantom Fireworks (3566 Larchmont Ave., NE.) If that lot fills up, drivers will then be directed to the old Delphi Electric facility (1265 North River Rd., NE.) If those lots fill up, additional parking is planned at Kent State Trumbull and TCTC (4314 Mahoning Ave.)

During Saturday’s opening ceremonies, the air base named Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel as this year’s honorary commander of the 910th Airlift Wing.

“Raising the level of awareness of all the great work, all the impact that’s made here, all the sacrifice — it’s so healthy,” Tressel said.

Tressel said he’s honored and humbled to be named honorary commander.

Watch: Thunder Over the Valley Air Show in action

The following roads will be closed between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Thursday, June 15 – Sunday, June 18:

  • Ridge Road between Aeropark Drive and King Graves Road
  • King Graves Road between Ridge Road North and the State Route 11 overpass

COMPLETE AIR SHOW INFORMATION

Security will be tight at the show and security checks will be conducted in the parking lots before boarding the buses.

VIP ticket holders, please check your ticket for early access details.


Watch: Thunder Over the Valley Air Show in action

Read our other stories about this year’s air show, including WKBN 27 First News Investigative Reporter Amanda Smith’s experience flying with the Thunderbirds:

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