Creating an authentic 1940s wartime atmosphere, re-enactment groups bring history to life at IWM Duxford’s famous Second World War airfield.
Unquestionably some of the finest air shows anywhere in the world – join us at IWM Duxford to enjoy historic and contemporary aircraft taking to the skies.
Admire the display aircraft close-up on the flightline walk during the morning. The flightline walk usually opens at 10am with last entry at noon. An additional small charge applies.
Enjoy fantastic flying and stunning aerial displays when talented pilots and legendary aircraft come from across the globe to display at our air shows.
The Second World War is brought to life by various re-enactment groups, who visitors can meet and chat to throughout the day.
On the ground there are fun events for all ages to enjoy throughout the day. Families can get hands-on with history and take part in various activities across the site.
Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 May 2014
The D-Day Anniversary Air Show commemorates the 70th anniversary of this decisive military campaign, demonstrating the vital role that aerial warfare played in the invasion of Normandy.
Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 July 2014
Flying Legends Air Show presents the very best of classic and historic aircraft displaying at IWM Duxford in one of the world’s most celebrated air shows.
Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September 2014
The Duxford Air Show is a celebration of aviation in its many diverse and varied forms. In an outstanding aerial spectacle the air show features the very best historic and modern aircraft.
Browse visitor photos from the 2013 air show season on our Flickr group – re-live past memories or see what you missed.
IWM Duxford’s spectacular air shows attract visitors from all over the world for the thrilling flying displays and unique atmosphere of our historic airfield.
In May, we’ll be commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion at The D-Day Anniversary Air Show. July sees the nostalgia spectacular that is the Flying Legends Air Show, while The Duxford Air Show, in September, offers a celebration of all things flying.
The Duxford Air Show has been moved back by one week to coincide with Battle of Britain Day, Monday 15 September. It was previously published as being on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 September. There is no Autumn Air Show in 2014.
Tickets can now be purchased for all of our 2014 air shows.
Never been to an air show at IWM Duxford before? This short video will show you what you can expect to see.