72nd Anniversary of the Portuguese Air Force

Tuesday, July 2, 2024


From June 29 to July 7, Portimão will be the stage for the vibrant celebrations of the 72nd Anniversary of the Portuguese Air Force. This annual event marks a special occasion as the Air Force commemorates its history and achievements across various locations in Portugal. This year, we are honored to announce that Portimão has been chosen as the host for this monumental celebration.




During the nine days of the event, visitors will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of exciting activities and exhibitions, including:

  • Exhibitions: Explore the capabilities and history of the Portuguese Air Force with special exhibitions, including a display dedicated to the 30 years of operation of the F-16M.
  • Air Displays: Watch thrilling aerial demonstrations featuring various aircraft of the Portuguese Air Force, showcasing their prowess and skill in the skies of Portimão.
  • Interactive Activities: Take part in interactive activities such as flight simulators and military demonstrations, providing an immersive experience into the world of aviation and defense.
  • Cultural Events: Enjoy concerts by the Portuguese Air Force Music Band and other cultural performances contributing to the festive atmosphere.




To coincide with this exciting celebration, Skydive Algarve is pleased to offer a special promotion on tandem jumps:

  • €20 Discount on Tandem Jumps: Enjoy a €20 discount on our tandem jump from 15,000 feet (4,600 meters) on July 6 and 7. Experience the thrill of freefall with our experienced instructors amidst the backdrop of this exciting event!




To take advantage of this limited-time offer, click on the booking link below and use the promotional code FAP72 when making your reservation for July 6 or 7.


Join us in celebrating the 72nd Anniversary of the Portuguese Air Force in Portimão and make your visit truly unforgettable with a tandem jump at Skydive Algarve. Don’t miss this opportunity to combine the thrill of skydiving with the excitement of this historic event!

For more information about the Portuguese Air Force celebrations in Portimão, visit this link.

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