Lauderdale Air Show to Have Necessary Safety and Police: Authorities

Local police will receive assistance from multiple law enforcement agencies during the show.

By Maria Camila Bernal
|  Thursday, Apr 18, 2013  |  Updated 4:44 PM EDT
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This year’s Lauderdale Air Show is expected to be reduced compared to previous air shows, but the event will go on as planned this Saturday and Sunday on Fort Lauderdale Beach.

The show, which runs from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. both days, will have the necessary safety and police enforcement, Fort Lauderdale Police said Thursday.

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Local police will also receive assistance from multiple local, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies during the show.

Additional lifeguards and Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue personnel will be on site providing ocean safety and medical assistance, and first aid tents will be located throughout the main event area.

The main viewing area for the show will be located from Sunrise Boulevard and State Road A1A to Northeast 14th Court and State Road A1A.

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Grills, open flame equipment, kites, bicycles, skateboards and roller blades will not allowed within the designated show areas.

Alcoholic beverages will be prohibited inside the designated "Drop Zone" and "Family Zone" areas located from A1A and Northeast 14th Court to A1A and Vistamar Street. There will also be cooler and bag checkpoints to enforce that at the entrances to the viewing areas.

Spectators are permitted to bring small canopies, no larger than 10 feet by 10 feet.

For more details about the show click here.

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