The Battle of Britain Anniversary Air Show

Saturday 19 - Sunday 20 September 2015

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Enter our competition to win tickets to the air show in May 2016. Post your photos from the day to Instagram or Twitter using #DuxfordAirShows

Be the first to hear about our 2016 air shows.

Our 2015 air show commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The flying display will tell the story of RAF Duxford's pivotal role in this historic WW2 aerial battle.

Watch Spitfires flying in formation

Experience the spectacle of up to 20 Spitfires taking off from our historic airfield, flying in mass formation as they did in the Battle of Britain.

Feel the tension as we recreate a squadron scramble, with pilots running towards their waiting aircraft, and then witness a Spitfire and Hurricane swooping in to chase off the enemy aircraft.

Experience the whole of IWM Duxford

Throughout the day, hear the sounds and see the sights of wartime Britain. Hear classic music from the 1940s. Take a walk along the flightline and get up close to the historic aircraft before they take off.

During the day you can visit our Battle of Britain exhibition, the home of the Duxford's Spitfires. See the uniform of the flying ace Douglas Bader in the Historic Duxford exhibition and step back in time to the 1940s Operations Room, the nerve centre of Duxford's Battle of Britain.

IWM Duxford,
Cambridgeshire
CB22 4QR
Public Transport

Buses run from Cambridge Railway Station, Trumpington Park & Ride and Royston Railway Station to IWM Duxford on air show days. Please do not travel unless you have already booked your ticket - they aren't for sale on the gate.

Travelling By Car

Follow the signposted routes.

Please do not travel unless you already have your admission ticket and car park permit - they aren't available at the gate. We will operate a traffic management system on the M11, A505 and surrounding roads.

 

IWM Duxford
CB22 4QR CAM
United Kingdom
Cambridgeshire GB