2024 ABSA Lowveld Airshow

The excitement is reaching new heights as the 2024 ABSA Lowveld Airshow prepares to take flight, promising an exhilarating spectacle for aviation enthusiasts of all ages! Set to unfold at the Nelspruit Airfield on Saturday, 11 May 2024, this year’s event is poised to showcase a dazzling array of high- energy aerobatic displays, captivating audiences from 15:00 until after-dark, culminating in a breathtaking fireworks finale. Gates open at 10:00 already.

The ABSA Lowveld Airshow is not just an event; it’s a celebration of aviation excellence and community spirit. The program boasts an impressive lineup of South African elite pilots, ready to dazzle spectators with the ultimate extravaganza in formation aerobatics. From dynamic air displays in close formation to synchronized aerobatics and gyroscopic manoeuvres, attendees can expect nothing short of awe- inspiring performances throughout the day.

Notable highlights include a performance by the iconic P51 Mustang, renowned for its speed, agility, and stunning beauty, flown by the legendary Menno Parsons. Additionally, spectators will be treated to a display by the Airlink Embraer 190 airliner, piloted by the skilled Jaco Henning, showcasing the power and grace of commercial aviation. As the sun begins to set, the legendary Harvard aircraft will take to the skies, dazzling spectators against the backdrop of the setting sun. And when darkness falls, the magic continues with amazing pyrotechnics lighting up the night sky, accompanied by a captivating 12-minute fireworks spectacle that promises to leave the audience spellbound.

Brought to you by ABSA and the Lowveld Airshow Committee, this year’s event is made possible by the unwavering support of sponsors and partners with Absa being the main sponsor. Capital Sounds Commentator Brian Emmenis will once again serve as the link between the crowd and the aircraft, ensuring an engaging and informative experience for all attendees. Emmenis and his team arrive in Mbombela on Friday to set up and conduct their checks, readying themselves for the main event on Saturday.

Kishugu, a proud sponsor of the ABSA Lowveld Airshow, provides South Africa’s top broadcast team with a fully equipped broadcast unit, ensuring that the excitement of the event reaches audiences far and wide. Emmenis emphasized the team’s deep connection to the region and expressed confidence that this year’s airshow will once again be a crowd-pleaser, thanks to the excellent work of the dedicated team behind the scenes.

Tickets for the 2024 ABSA Lowveld Airshow are available now!

Book your tickets online at Quicket or visit lowveldairshow.co.za.

For stall booking or to become a sponsor, contact Mantoine on: 072 278 4526.