Airshows & aviation events in South Africa 2018

22 January 2018

Are you looking forward to attending this year’s airshows? Use this calendar to diarise 2018’s airshows and other aviation events. You’re welcome to contact us with more event information for possible inclusion.

Let us know about your aviation event!
close-up of an aeroplane's propellers

© Leo Theron

three aeroplanes in flight

© Leo Theron

the underside of an aeroplane fly at a 90-degree angle

© Leo Theron

Recurring events

1st Sat of every month         SAAF Museum Flying Day

Air Force Base Swartkop

Great opportunity for avian photographers to practice their craft on fixed-wing aircraft, jets and helicopters.


Middelburg Airfield


4            Stars of Sandstone Festival

7            Ermelo Airshow

Sandstone Estate Ficksburg

Ermelo Airfield

14          Zebula Airshow

28          Wings and Wheels Festival

Zebula Golf Estate & Spa

Uitenhage Airfield


Air Force Base Swartkop

Battlefield Country Lodge & Sports Resort, KZN

Nelspruit Airfield

16-18     Drone Con 2018

19          Swellengrebel Flying Club 60th Birthday Fly-In

Vodaworld Centre, Midrand

Swellendam Airfield

Bethlehem Aero Club


9              Newcastle Airshow

22-23       MAMO Beauchamp Airshow

Newcastle Airport

Beauchamp-Proctor Flying Club, Mafikeng

28            Race for Rhino’s

Kubu Island


19          Rand Airshow

Rand Airport

25            Bethlehem Airshow

Bethlehem Aerodrome


19-21     Africa Aerospace & Defence Trade Days

Waterkloof Airforce Base

Waterkloof Airforce Base

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