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Photos: Thunderbirds arrive for this weekend's ‘Warriors Over the Wasatch’ air show

Members of the Air Force watch as the Thunderbirds arrive at Hill Air Force Base on Thursday for the “Warriors Over the Wasatch” open house and air show, which takes place Saturday and Sunday. Organizers say the the free event promises to offer more than ever before. In addition to the Thunderbirds, there will be performances by the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team, the Breitling Jet Team and several other aerial demonstrations. The event, which is expected to attract between 500,000 and 600,000 visitors, is also a way for Utahns to learn more about military and civilian activities at Hill Air Force Base. The show will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Gates will open at 8 a.m., and general admission and parking are free. Also new this year, the event will have reserved seating, giving people a VIP seat for the airshow. Cost is $20 per person. To help alleviate traffic jams, the Utah Transit Authority will be running FrontRunner on Saturday and Sunday. For more information, visit and