One of the few highlights during the pandemic was the flyovers from the Colorado National Guard. Well, the pandemic may be almost over, but the flyovers are coming back!
The Colorado Air National Guard will join Independence Day observances and celebrations with F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft flyovers on Sunday, July 4.
A Colorado Air National Guard F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off from Buckley Space Force Base, June 12, 2021. (credit: U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Austin Harvill)
The 140th Wing will launch the jets from Buckley Space Force Base in Aurora, around 10 a.m. and return around noon.
The approximate locations and times where the formation of fighters will perform flyovers are:
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Lake City – 10:24 a.m.
Silverton – 10:27 a.m.
Telluride – 10:30 a.m.
Redstone -10:40 a.m.
New Castle – 10:44 a.m.
Eagle – 10:57 a.m.
Vail -11:01 a.m.
Grand Lake – 11:08 a.m.
Windsor – 11:21 a.m.
Westminster – 11:29 a.m.
All times and locations are approximate. Weather and visibility can impact the flyover schedule, or force it to be canceled.