The Nigerian Air Force organized ?Air Expo? is an international air show; the only one in the West Africa sub region. The maiden editions of the air expo was held in 2010 and 2012 at Kaduna city and the next edition tagged ?Air Expo 2014 and The Nigerian Air Force at 50? is scheduled for 16 - 19 April 2014. The biennial air expo is expected to grow to become the major exhibition of the sub region and indeed Africa. It is aimed at promoting aviation development in West Africa in particular and Africa in general by providing opportunities for multinational and indigenous companies to showcase their products. The unique platform will thus elicit participation from both established and up-coming names in the aviation industry. An extensive audience is expected for the 4-day occasion, including senior politicians, senior international military officers and government officials of ECOWAS. The event will also be open to the public.
Aside from static display/exhibition, the air show will feature aerobatic display. Expert aviators from foreign air forces, some international aviation firms as well as the Nigerian Air force will display their flying skills and the capabilities of their aircraft to spectators.
The prestigious event will also give an insight into Nigeria?s fascinating people, culture and tourist sites. Guests can mingle with the locals and enjoy traditional dance as cultural troops from across the nation will be on hand to thrill guests with enthralling performances. Visitors will also be availed the opportunity of visiting tourist attractions all over the country. Kaduna city, the venue of the air expo, is one of the most beautiful emerging cities in the north central part of Nigeria. Its central location makes it a choice location as it can easily be connected by air to every part of the country. The ?Air Expo2014? promises to be an exciting experience of a life time.