NC Air National Guard to conduct Air Force salute flyover

Special To The ONE
Staff Writer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The 145th Airlift Wing, North Carolina Air National Guard will be conducting a one aircraft C-17 flyover of various North Carolina cities, hospitals, and food banks on Thursday, May 7, as part of Operation: American Resolve. The flyover is to demonstrate the Department of the Air Force’s continued readiness during the national COVID-19 response, while saluting the American heroes at the forefront in our fight against COVID-19. These flyovers will incur no additional cost to taxpayers and are being conducted as part of regularly scheduled training.

The scheduled route for the flyovers is depicted on the map. The C-17 will depart the Charlotte Douglass International Airport at 10:00 a.m. and travel to the locations listed below. 

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Route of Flight:
All times are subject to change.
 Asheville area – 10:50
Mission Hospital
Manna Food Bank
Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment Center
J.F.K. Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center
 Morganton – 11:02
Broughton Hospital
J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center
 Hickory NC – 11:07
Frye Regional Medical Hospital
 Statesville, NC – 11:12
Iredell Memorial Hospital
Winston Salem – 11:21
Wake Forest Baptist Hospital
Bowman Gray Campus
Second Harvest Food Bank of NW NC
Greensboro/Burlington – 11:30
High Point Regional – 11:25
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital – 11:28
Lab Corp Burlington Corporate Headquarters – 11:32
 Chapel Hill – 11:39
UNC Chapel Hill Hospital
 Durham – 11:42
Durham VA Medical Center
Duke University Hospital
 Butner – 11:46
Central Regional Hospital
Murdoch Developmental Center
R.J. Blackley Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center
 Raleigh 11:50 – 12:00
UNC REX Hospital – 11:54
NC National Guard JFHQ – 11:54
Wake Med Hospital – 11:57
Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC – 11:58
Duke/Raleigh Hospital – 11:58
Downtown Raleigh Flyover - 12:00
 Goldsboro – 12:09
Cherry Hospital
O’berry Neuro-Medical Treatment Center
 Wilson – 12:15
Longleaf Neuro-Medical Treatment
 Greenville – 12:21
Vidant Medical Center
Walter B. Jones Alcohol & Drug Abuse Treatment Center
Greenville Veteran’s Health Care Center
 Kinston 12:28
Caswell Development Center
Jacksonville – 12:35
Onslow Memorial Hospital
 Wilmington – 12:48
New Hanover Regional Medical Center
 Charlotte area – 1:25
Harris Teeter Distribution Center – 1:21
Novant Health Presbyterian Med Ctr – 1:25
Atrium Health Charlotte – 1:25
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina – 1:27