New York International Air Show Media Day and crediential pick-up announced

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STEWART AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, NEWBURGH, N.Y. (08/15/2019) (readMedia)-- On Thursday, August 22, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Stewart Air National Guard Base media will have the opportunity to interview various members of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels as well as members of the U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II Demo Team in advance of the 2019 New York International Air Show.

Blue Angels public affairs will brief media at 10 a.m. prior to media availability at 10:20 a.m. with the pilots and then media availability with the enlisted crew at 10:40 a.m. The F-35 Demo Team media availability will begin at 11 a.m.

This will be the only media availability for either team prior to the show weekend.

Media who wish to attend must RSVP to both contacts listed below NO LATER THAN Tuesday, August 20, at 5 p.m. in order to clear base security.

--Chris Dirato, Director of Public Relations New York International Air Show ;917-921-9070 (c),

--Sara Pastorello, Public AffairsStewart Air National Guard Base; 845-863-4353 (c),

Please be advised, the RSVP e-mail must include the following information - your full name as it appears on a government issued ID; your date of birth; and your driver's license number along with the state of issue. This is required to guarantee entrance on the installation.

The address for Stewart Air National Guard Base is 1 Maguire Way, Newburgh, N.Y. 12550

New York International Air Show Media Credentials Pickup

New York International Air Show media credentials will be distributed at Stewart Air National Guard Base on Thursday, August 22, to RSVP'd media day attendees and then again on Friday, August 23, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., in the lobby of the Four Points by Sheraton (5 Lakeside Road, Newburgh, NY 12550).

If you are unable to attend either day, please alert Chris Dirato and we will attempt to make other arrangements. As we will have limited parking passes, it's important to specify which day(s) you will be attending the show so we can try to accommodate your request.