Organisers of The Sunderland International Air Show say they estimate a record number of people visited this year's event. The three day show, which featured aerobatic displays from the likes of The Red Arrows, attracts pilots from across Europe and crowds from around the country.
Vince Richardson, who owns a guest house on the seafront, says people come from all over the see the Sunderland International Air Show.
Sue Stanhope, event director of The Sunderland International Airshow, says it's a massive boost to the local economy.
Organisers of the Sunderland Air Show say that, despite low cloud forcing air displays to be cancelled on Friday night, the crowd was very understanding.
Sue Stanhope, the director of the event, says the show, now in its 26th year, has gained an international reputation.
Organisers of the Sunderland Airshow are "disappointed" that they have had to cancel the flying for Friday night.
The move came after fears over fog and low clouds.
– Spokesperson, Sunderland Airshow
"We are disappointed that, for safety reasons, we have had to cancel the flying programme tonight due to low clouds. However, all the ground activities, including military displays and exhibitions, rides, funfairs and live music, will go ahead as planned."