Remembering the epic triumph of the Berlin Airlift

See each organizations website for all information.

April 19, 20, 21
Charleston AFB, SC Static Display/Public tours

May 11
Atlanta, GA Peachtree DeKalb Airshow, Static Display/Public tours

May 18, 19
Dover AFB Delaware Static Display/Public tours

June 7, 8, & 9
Reading, PA World War II Weekend, Static display

June 22 thru 28
Lockhaven, PA Annual Sentimental Journey event – Pending/Not confirmed

July 13
Goshen, IN Static Display/Public tours

July 15 thru 19
Angola, IN Static display/Public tours


APRIL 20 Saturday
Hagerstown MD Airport – Home of the C-82 – Berlin Airlift event.

21 Sunday
Warminster PA. Berlin Airlift Symposium at “the Fuge”. Visit the Southeastern Pennsylvania Cold War Historical Society website

27 Saturday
Hill USAF UT will dedicate a new hanger containing the C-54 and a display about the Berlin Airlift plus Col. Gail Halvorsen. No time provided.

27 Saturday
Sylva NC “Greening Up the Mountains” Festival will feature Berlin Airlift speakers and video at the Freedom Pavilion all day 10 am to 4 pm.

MAY 9 Thursday
Washington. DC, German American Heritage Museum –Opening a Berlin Airlift Commemoration display.

MAY 11 Saturday
Berlin – 11 am Unveiling of the plaque for Rex Waite at Fehrbelliner Platz 4
With attendance of the Mayor of Berlin (ending approx.11:40 am)

2 pm – Boat trip on Spree River with participants and friends coming to Berlin for the 75th jubilee (the excursion takes approx. 2 hours; further details will follow soon)

7 pm Dinner for selected guests with Mayor of Berlin at the City Hall (Rotesathaus)

MAY 12th
The anniversary of the end of the Russian Blockade of West Berlin in 1949.

10:30 am – Commemorative Event at Platz der Luftbrücke with attendance of the Minister of Defense and the Mayor of Berlin (The invitations will be sent out at the beginning of April)

12:00 pm – Lunch at the Departure Hall in Tempelhof. (the lunch is part of the above invitation)

1:30 pm – Unveiling of the memorial plaque „Little Vittles“ (the Mayor of Berlin will give a speech)
The afternoon of May 12th will be packed with the visit at the special open-air exhibition “Blocked Victors – Divided Berlin: 75 Years of the Airlift” on Tempelhof Airport grounds. In addition, the guests can actively participate in individual program items (e.g. food trucks will be there, music, podium). The foundation suggested further program content, the stage play “When the chocolate fell from the sky”, TV interviews and musical performance (Berlin Airlift Sounds, swing and jive).

MAY 18 Saturday
Spanish Forks Airport UT. No time provided Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Halvorsen Foundation Education Center. Guest Speaker General Mike Minihan.
Halvorsen Education

MAY 15 Wednesday
Charlotte NC. Berlin Airlift Day in Luncheon and Dinner being Planned.

JUNE 6 Wednesday
France the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Normandy coast During World War II. The 317th Airlift Wing is invited to participate. Visit their website for details.

JUNE 7 Friday
Fassberg Germany. Berlin Airlift commemorations in town and photographers day on the airbase. Museum will be opened all day.

8th Saturday Fassberg Airshow – Evening concert, Aircraft, vendors, music, kids fun spots.

JUNE 15 to 17 
A festival at Wiesbaden Airfield (Germany) to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Berlin Airlift.

SEPTEMBER 30 – Monday, Sept 30th – Thursday 3 October
RAF Burtonwood Association US Reunion. The Orleans Hotel & Casino • 4500 West Tropicana Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89103.
The members of the Berlin Airlift Veterans Association are invited to attend. Visit the Burtonwood Association website for details at:

Corrections’ & additions to; Berlin Airlift Remembrance Alliance



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