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B-1 Flyovers Part of Area Independence Day Events

A B-1B Lancer takes off from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.

A B-1B Lancer takes off from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. The 28th Bomb Wing is scheduled to conduct B-1B Lancer flyovers to kick start or cap off six Independence Day events on July 4, 2021.

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- The 28th Bomb Wing is scheduled to conduct B-1B flyovers to kick start or cap off six Independence Day events on July 4.

The current flyover schedule is as follows:

10 a.m. – Custer Patriots Parade (Custer, S.D.)

10:30 a.m. – Belle Fourche Independence Day Parade (Belle Fourche, S.D.)

11:30 a.m. – Gold Camp Jubilee (Lead, S.D.)

              Noon – Piedmont Independence Day Parade (Piedmont, S.D.)

              Noon – Lambert Montana 4th of July celebration (Lambert, Mont.)

              12:15 p.m. – Spearfish Independence Day Parade (Spearfish, S.D.)

B-1 flyovers are allowed as part of approved training missions. Residents living in and around the Black Hills could experience an increased noise level related to the flyover.

Individuals who witness any of the flyovers are encouraged to share their photos and videos on Ellsworth Air Force Base’s official Facebook and Instagram pages available at: www.Facebook.com/ellsworthairforcebase and @ellsworthafb on Instagram.

For more imagery related to the 28th Bomb Wing and B-1B, visit: https://www.dvidshub.net/unit/28BWPA

For more information, contact the 28th Bomb Wing Public Affairs office at (605) 385-5056, or by emailing 28bw.public.affairs@us.af.mil.

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