Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 May 2017

Duxford Air Festival

Experience the thrills in the sky above, and enjoy the fun on the showground below at the May Bank Holiday Duxford Air Festival.

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  • Witness expert aerobatics from some of the UKs most talented pilots in powerful aircraft
  • Take part in live entertainment including fun and interactive activities for children
  • Immerse yourself in the heritage and history of RAF Duxford
  • Visit our award winning museum and interactive exhibitions – included in air show ticket prices
  • A festival of flying for all the family
  • Get closer to the action – learn more about Premium Passes
  • Advance ticket-only event

Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

A thrilling Air Show that brings to life Duxford's finest hour as a vital Second World War fighter station.

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  • Witness the majesty of a mass Spitfire flypast over the skies of historic Duxford
  • Get close to historic aircraft and brave pilots taking to the skies above you, bringing to life Duxford's finest hour as an important Second World War fighter station
  • Experience daring air displays, dog fights, pyrotechnics and aerobatics
  • Immerse yourself in Duxford's heritage: the first Spitfires flown in operation served here, home to the famous 19 Squadron – discover the stories.
  • Visit our award winning museum and interactive exhibitions – included in the air show ticket price
  • Get closer to the action – learn more about Premium Passes
  • Advance ticket-only event. Book before Sunday 10 September 2017 and save with our Early Bird prices – book online. Early Bird offer is applied at booking only to tickets included in the special promotion. Terms & Conditions apply.

Premium Passes Closer to the Action

Gold Pass Premium Experience

Take advantage of our exclusive Gold Pass for the complete Air Show Experience. The exclusive Marquee brings you as close to the action as we can possibly get you, right on the flightline of our historic airbase:

  • Includes outdoor and indoor seating to protect you from the elements, rain or shine
  • Come and go as you please, enjoying the showground and exhibitions at your own pace during the build up to the thrilling flying display
  • Experience the Flightline Walk, getting up close to the aircraft before they take to the skies
  • VIP on-site parking, the best parking spots within our historic site
  • Sit back and experience in comfort 3.5 hours of incredible flight - an unrivalled display of thrill, power and skills.
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Silver Pass Premium Experience

Our Silver Pass family marquee offers great views of the aircraft and their pilots as they prepare to take to the skies above our historic airbase:

  • Enjoy the live action from the comfort of our family area, including indoor and outdoor seating for all weathers
  • Come and go as you please, enjoying the showground and exhibitions at your own pace during the build up to the thrilling flying display
  • Experience the Flightline Walk together, getting up close to the aircraft before the display starts
  • Take part in exclusive events and hands on activities to entertain children in between the flying programme
  • Enjoy Silver Pass luxury toilets, avoiding air show day queues!
  • Take advantage of VIP on-site parking
  • Sit back and experience in comfort 3.5 hours of incredible flight - an unrivalled display of thrill, power and skills.
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Terms and Conditions

  • Offer applies to Duxford Air Festival and Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show only
  • Early Bird discounts are already applied to Day Out tickets, Weekend Passes and for Friends of Duxford members (with valid membership number) when you click our ‘Book Now’ button
  • Early Bird prices are not available on Gold or Silver Premium Experiences, seating enclosure upgrades, programme vouchers or vehicle permits
  • Offer cannot be used with any other promotion code
  • Kids aged 15 and under go free with a full paying adult, but please ensure you book your free child ticket(s) when you confirm your order
  • If planning to travel by car, remember to order your vehicle permit when booking your tickets. Vehicle permits are £5 per vehicle per day (excluding coaches and mini buses)
  • Disabled visitors are entitled to book one free adult carer ticket, so please select your free additional ticket when confirming your order
  • For Duxford Air Festival, Early Bird offers must end Sunday 14 May 2017.
  • For Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show, Early Bird offers must end Sunday 10 September 2017.
  • For groups of 10 or more, coaches or mini bus permits please call our Box Office
  • Air shows are strictly advance tickets only, not available to book or buy on the day of the event, and only available from iwm.org.uk, iwm.org.uk/airshows or in person at IWM Duxford’s Visitor Centre
  • Duxford Air Festival tickets will be removed from sale:
    • In person at 6pm on Friday 26 May (when IWM Duxford closes to visitors)
    • Online at iwm.org.uk and iwm.org.uk/airshows at 11.59pm on Friday 26 May for Saturday tickets and weekend passes;
    • Sunday tickets will be removed from online sale at iwm.org.uk and iwm.org.uk/airshows on Saturday 27 May at 11.59pm
  • Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show tickets will be removed from sale:
    • In person at IWM Duxford’s Visitor Centre at 6pm on Friday 22 September (when IWM Duxford closes to visitors)
    • Online at iwm.org.uk and iwm.org.uk/airshows at 11.59pm on Friday 22 September for Saturday tickets and weekend passes;
    • Sunday tickets will be removed from online sale at iwm.org.uk and iwm.org.uk/airshows on Saturday 23 September at 11.59pm
  • IWM Duxford will reopen to standard visits and on-the-day visitor prices on Monday 24 September from 10am.

Please do not travel to IWM Duxford on Saturday 23 September and Sunday 24 September without your pre-booked air show ticket(s), one ticket for each member of your group, including free children or carers, and your car parking permit if you intend to park on site.