12 October, 2022

Excitement builds for Pacific Airshow Gold Coast as sister event wows crowds in the USA

Earlier this year the Gold Coast announced that one of the world’s largest and most spectacular air shows would be hosted in the city from August 2023, recently its sister event in Huntington Beach showed exactly why Australians should be getting excited.

With millions of people in attendance over the event’s three-days, the 2022 Pacific Airshow Huntington Beach didn’t disappoint, providing an incomparable spectacle in the sky with heart-pumping aerobic displays and awe-inspiring aviation feats.

Major Events Gold Coast CEO Jan McCormick said the event was everything she had expected it would be, and much more.

“The sheer scale of the Pacific Airshow Huntington Beach is something most of us would never have experienced before and knowing that we’ll be bringing this spectacular event to the Gold Coast from 2023 is something we are incredibly excited about,” said Ms McCormick.

“Now that we have seen the reaction of spectators to the airshow at Huntington Beach first hand and witnessed the economic benefits it brings to that local economy, we’re confident this will be a game changer for the Gold Coast and deliver a significant economic boost.”

“Wow. That’s the only way to describe what I witnessed at Huntington Beach,” said Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate.

“This show will blow people’s minds when it takes to the skies over our city in 2023. I applaud Code Four and Major Events Gold Coast for making it happen. The best news for Gold Coasters is – it’s free. See you in August 2023.”

The Pacific Airshow Gold Coast will be the first time the event is held outside the United States and will take off over the skies of Surfers Paradise from 18-20 August 2023.

“Our event here in Huntington Beach continues to draw more fans every year and we believe it will be the same when we head to the Gold Coast – big the first year and then bigger again, year on year,” said Kevin Elliott, Pacific Airshow Executive Director. “It’s going to be like nothing the Gold Coast has ever seen before.”

While visitors will be able to watch the spectacle from Surfers Paradise beach for free, tickets will be on sale later this year for premium seating and corporate hospitality areas at the Pacific Airshow Gold Coast. To find out more visit the Pacific Airshow Gold Coast website.

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