Return of Southport Air Show hailed a soaring success

Photo by Arthur Gold

The return of Southport Air Show has been hailed a soaring success with fascinating displays, awesome aerial stunts and much more.

Thousands of aviation enthusiasts and families visited the resort over the weekend (Saturday July 9th – Sunday, July 10th with displays from the Red Arrows, Black Eagles, RAF Typhoon and much more

The busy weekend meant that business in the town centre was booming, with restaurant, shop and bar owners enjoying heavy footfall as part of the Southport Air Show.

Cllr Marion Atkinson, Sefton Council’s Labour Cabinet Member Regeneration and Skills, said: “We are delighted that the return of the Southport Air Show was an amazing experience for everyone who attended.

“The warm weather over both days put an extra shine on the show as huge crowds were wowed with some fantastic displays, including the Republic of Korea’s Black Eagles team. 

“On Sunday another amazing line up was capped off by the ever wonderful Red Arrows, who delivered a jaw dropping display of aerial amazement.

“Thousands of visitors attended the resort over the two days which will have had a real positive impact on local businesses in and around the town.

“We remain wholly committed to putting on fabulous events like this for Southport and Sefton.

“We are already looking forward to next year’s show and I would encourage everyone to get their tickets for the upcoming British Musical Fireworks Championship at Victoria Park from September 23rd to September 25th.”

For more information about the British Musical Fireworks Championship and events around Southport visit www.visitsouthport.com

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