TAS 2015 In English
Turku Airshow – June 6-7, 2015 is the main airshow event in Finland 2015. Airshow is organized by Turku Flying Club with support from Finnish Air Force and Finnish Aeronautical Association.
The annual main airshow is the biggest aviation event each year in Finland. Airshow is organized every year in different city / airport to cover the whole country. The main airshow returns now to Turku after four years. Finland’s main annual airshow is also the main annual airshow for Finnish Air Force, Army Aviation and Border Guard. Therefore the airshow is organized with close co-operation with them.
The previous Turku Airshow was organized in 2011, starring USAF Thunderbirds, RNLAF F-16 demoteam, F/A-18 Hornet and Midnight Hawks to name few participants.
From the link ESIINTYJÄT you will see participants information announced at the moment.
We have six display teams; Turkish Stars, Midnight Hawks, Baltic Bees, Yellow Sparrows, Arctic Eagles and Team Tuulia. Never before in Finland we have had six teams in same airshow.
Also USAF C-17A Globemaster III will make the first ever airshow visit to Finland.
Finnish AF F/A-18 Hornet is flying and static, Hawk MK 51/66 is also static/flying, Valmet Vinka will be flying. Finnish Border Guard will display Super Puma, Do 228 and Koala. Norwegian AF will participate with two F-16 and Swedish AF with two Gripens. German Navy with Do228 and EC135. L-159ALCA from Czech AF. Lots of civilian acrobatic aircraft will participate the airshow, also Finnish and Swedsih flying DC-3. One of the main stars will be flying MiG-15UTI in authentic Finnish AF markings, together with Fouga Magister, also in authentic Finnish AF markings. Mörko Pitts will make first airshow appearance - but what is Mörko Pitts? Come and see! Saturday and Sunday June 6-7 gates are open 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (10:00-18:00 local time). Flight display program is very similar on both days, just small adjustments.
How to get to Turku and Turku Airshow:
Note: from Stockholm ferry local bus line number 1 runs directly to airshow area via City Center.
Bus line 1 runs from City Center all day almost non-stop to Airport. Please reserve exact fare 3.00 EUR if possible. From Railway station is some 400 meters to Bus Station and line 1 goes from City Center via Bus Station to Airport. Line 1 highly recommended.
Media/Press accreditation is open. Spotter pass will be also available, see info for both; http://www.turkuairshow.fi/index.php/info/media
Flying in with general aviation aircraft - instructions here