20 & 21 July 2024

Cold Lake Air Show 2022

Here are just a few comments we received for the 2022 show:

“I’d like to send a huge shout out to the volunteers and military personal that makes all this possible amazing show can’t wait to see 2024’s line up!!” – Shane

“This year was my first time at CLAS, and MAN WHAT A GREAT TIME!! I will most definitely be back again. I would like to extend my sincere gratitude for everyone involved in making clas22 an absolutely fantastic show!!” – Jeff

“It is very organized event! I like how all the staff are very friendly! Great show! This is my first time watching air show and I can say it’s amazing so far! Kudos to all the staff, volunteers, and sponsors.” – Mirriam

“This was honestly the best air show I have been to in my entire life, everything was so smoothly run and was by far the most interesting and exciting show I’ve been to. Outstanding job to everyone there. There was nothing that I saw needed improvement.” – Laura

Get The Cold Lake Air Show Mobile App

For the Cold Lake Air Show (CLAS), the organizers of Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake, offer you the practical service of a mobile app. It allows you to optimally prepare you for your visit and to easily access all the relevant information during your stay. The CLAS mobile guide is the only official app for the Cold Lake Air Show.

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Wing Commander’s Message

I am very pleased to announce that 4 Wing Cold Lake will be hosting a two-day air show event for the weekend of July 16-17, 2022.

The 2022 Cold Lake Air Show (CLAS) will be a wonderful opportunity to showcase the Lakeland and bring the community together for an exciting and fun-filled event.

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Cold Lake Air Show 2018 attracted more than 21,000 spectators over a two-day period. It presented a wide variety of aerial and static displays for a world-class family event. In 2020, we expect more spectators to attend the air show event as the RCAF Snowbirds and CF-18 Demo Team will be featured, as well as the classic car show and a variety of kids’ entertainment options.

To host a professional and memorable event generous support is received from our sponsors. This allows the CLAS to continually attract world renowned performers. All proceeds from this event is reinvested into the military community, through subsidized programming and events for former and serving Canadian Armed Forces members and their families of 4 Wing Cold Lake.

The Cold Lake Defence Team is excited for this upcoming event as we are keen to build on the energy and momentum from past air shows.

Colonel David Turenne, CD
4 Wing Commander
Cold Lake

Mayor’s Message

The City of Cold Lake is proud to support the 2024 Cold Lake Air Show, hosted by our friends at 4 Wing Cold Lake.

The Air Show brings a great sense of pride to our region. As community members, we are not only able to take in the grand display of aviation, but we can share the event with visitors. This year, of course, the Air Show has a special meaning for members of the Royal Canadian Air Force and the residents of the City of Cold Lake.

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The 100th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force is a proud milestone for all Canadians, and has a special place in the heart of Cold Lake residents. Each day here in Cold Lake, we have the opportunity to see firsthand the dedication that RCAF members bring to their jobs to ensure the safety of Canadians and our allies. The men and women stationed at 4 Wing Cold Lake are our neighbours, our friends, and our family members. Its members, past and present, have a hand not only in the exceptional legacy that is the RCAF’s proud history, but in building the community which we call home. Congratulations to all members of the Royal Canadian Air Force in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the RCAF, and the 70th anniversary of 4 Wing Cold Lake.

Residents in Cold Lake are used seeing CF-18s on their way to and from their training missions, but nothing can compare to seeing the full display of these pilots’ talents close up: It’s an awe-inspiring, and an experience that stays with you.

This event will be a spectacular show of the Royal Canadian Air Force, the best of civilian aviation, and our northeastern Alberta hospitality. I look forward to seeing everyone at the 2024 Cold Lake Air Show, and I join all residents of our City in thanking the members of 4 Wing Cold Lake for making our community, and our country, the great place it is to live.

I wish all the attendees a memorable show, and a great stay in our beautiful city.

Craig Copeland
City of Cold Lake

Something For Everyone!

Aerial Performers

Static Displays

Full Throttle Festival 

Kids’ Zone

Classic Car Show

Beer Garden

Food Trucks


Even more just waiting to be discovered


Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake
Cold Lake, AB



The Cold Lake Air Show requests spectators adhere to the following routes when travelling to the Show.

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