Benton Airpark To Host Airshow On October 16th

Airplane enthusiasts have a lot to be excited about with an event coming up next weekend. The Benton Air Faire is next Saturday the 16th at Benton Air Park off Placer Street. The day starts with a $10 breakfast from 8AM to 11AM. The air show begins at 10AM and continues until 4 O’clock, including the US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team, a couple of T-38 supersonic jet trainers from Beale Air Force Base, a KC10 air refueling tanker from Travis, a pair of F-15 Eagles from Klamath Falls, and a C-130 out of Reno. Plane rides will be available too. There’s plenty to see on the ground as well, including a CH-47 Chinook and a Blackhawk, both open for tours, a Huey, helicopters from the CHP, REACH, and the Coast Guard, and a car show sponsored by Kool April Nights. Admission is $5, with kids 12 and under free.