No-Fly Zone BREACHED! F-16 Fighter Jets to Swarm the Skies Above Disney

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Typically, the skies above Sleeping Beauty Castle at Walt Disney World Resort remain magnificently empty. Besides the occasional flight from Tinkerbell, there is not any air traffic above the theme parks or resorts.

However, that will not be the case this upcoming Monday.

wdw Walt Disney World Cinderella Castle

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‘Pride in the Sky’

In just a couple of days, it won’t be fairies flying over Walt Disney World Resort. Instead, the Thunderbirds, the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of F-16 Fighting Falcons, will take to the sky. To celebrate the start of Military Families Month and Military Month, the United States Air Force has planned a spectacular event that will surely leave a lasting impression on all who witness it.

On Monday, October 30, at 10:30 a.m., a magnificent flyover by the U.S. Air Force will take place over the enchanting Walt Disney World Resort. This awe-inspiring display is guaranteed to captivate both young and old, creating a memorable experience for all in attendance. The flyover will happen over Magic Kingdom Park at EPCOT at around 10:30 a.m.

As the majestic aircraft soar through the sky, their synchronized movements and precision will be a true testament to the skill and dedication of the brave men and women serving in the Air Force. The flyover serves as a poignant tribute, not just to the military families who sacrifice so much, but also to the spirit of unity and patriotism that defines our great nation.

Related: Video & Photos of U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Soaring Over Walt Disney World

A Month of Great Importance

Walt Disney World Resort, known as the happiest place on Earth, provides the perfect backdrop for this extraordinary event. The magic of Disney and the power of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds come together in a breathtaking synergy, reminding us of the importance of honoring our nation’s heroes and the values they represent.

The flyover will undoubtedly draw crowds from far and wide as visitors flock to witness this incredible sight. This flyover holds a deep significance as it pays tribute to the incredible veterans who have sacrificed so much for this country. The partnership between the U.S. Air Force and Walt Disney World Resort exemplifies the kind of unity we need more of in the world right now.

Thunderbirds EPCOT

Credit: Disney

The upcoming flyover by the U.S. Air Force over Walt Disney World Resort is an event that should not be missed. It will be a powerful and moving tribute to military families and military veterans and a demonstration of the unwavering support for our servicemen and women. As the aircraft streak across the sky, leaving a trail of patriotism and inspiration in their wake, let us remember and honor the sacrifices made by those who serve and protect our freedom.

Disney would like to remind Guests that during the flyover, Guests should be prepared for loud noises.

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.


  1. Except those appear to be Dassault Rafales in the photoshop at the top of the story. Not even American jets!

  2. And the ones at the bottom look like F-18s, which would be from the Navy/Marines

  3. Sleeping Beauty Castle is at Disneyland not Disneyworld.