Following the latest Government guidance, our Duxford Air Shows team are busy working on final preparations for the Duxford Summer Air Show and Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show. This will include capping capacity numbers this year, meaning our tickets will sell faster than ever before. As a charity, your ticket purchases will make a difference. We will announce tickets soon, sold through our ticketing partner, See Tickets. Booking fees will not apply. Thank you for your ongoing support.

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Flying Days

Flying Days at IWM Duxford, a season of aerial display events across the year

Flying Days

Our Duxford Air Shows team have been working hard to create a series of great day out, aerial display events throughout the year. Each event is themed allowing us to work with flying partners who call Duxford home, plus peers across the UK aviation community. We'll bring you the best of flying, aerial choreography, storytelling and conservation success stories from IWM Duxford. Flying Day FAQs

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  • Model Aircraft on display at IWM Duxford
    Flying Days: Model Aircraft

    Join us on Saturday 19 June 2021 for Spectacular flypasts, aerial displays and aerobatics. All in miniature form! Join the celebration of model aircraft flying with our friends from the British Model Flying Association. Tickets are not available on the gate. Please check availability and book online before you travel.

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    Flying Days: Thank You Dads

    Sunday 20 June 2021

    From our flying display to getting up close to classic warbirds, we have all the ingredients for a very happy Dad this Father's Day!

    Tickets are now sold out. Please do not travel without a valid, pre-booked ticket.

  • Flying Days: Behind the Scenes aerial display day at IWM Duxford
    Flying Days: Behind the Scenes

    Duxford’s home to Spitfires, over 100 years of history, and some of the best aviation partners in the business. Flying Days: Behind the Scenes on Saturday 3 July 2021 recognises the important work they do to keep history flying.

     

     

  • Flying Days: Squadron 19 Heroes event at IWM Duxford
    Flying Days: Squadron 19 Heroes

    A must for history fans of all ages! We’ll be celebrating the day 19 Squadron made history by receiving the first, now legendary, Spitfire into service at IWM Duxford. Enjoy a day of Spitfire history on Wednesday 4 August 2021.

     

  • Flying Days: Showtime event at IWM Duxford
    Flying Days: Showtime

    For families and younger fans, join us for a day of drama, storytelling, arts and crafts activities and ‘showtime’ inspired entertainment, celebrating aviation muses including the Spitfire and the Tiger Moth, join us on Wednesday 11 August 2021 for a day of drama, storytelling and ‘showtime’ inspired entertainment.

     

     

  • Flying Days: Young Aviators events at IWM Duxford
    Flying Days: Young Aviators

    Especially for young aviation fans and their families to enjoy a great summer day out. What’s it like to fly? How do you become a pilot? Do you have what it takes?  Join us on Thursday 19 August 2021 for pure, feel-good family fun with colourful flying and activities to enjoy together. Whatever your age! 

     

     

  • Flying Days: Best of 2021 at IWM Duxford
    Flying Days: Best of 2021

    Looking back at the best of Flying Days 2021 on Saturday 9 October 2021, we’ll bring you highlights from our special season. Handpicked by our Flying Display Director and Duxford Air Shows team, we’ll be ending a year that we hope will be full of highs!

     

     

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    Flying Days: Standing Together

    This event took place to a sold out crowd, Saturday 22 May 2021

     

    We know the last year has taken its toll and looking after our mental health has never been so important. Join us and enjoy our first aerial display of the season, together.

     

     

  • C-47 and Flying Days Commemorating D-Day title
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    Flying Days: Commemorating D-Day

    This event took place to a sold out crowd, Sunday 6 June 2021

     

    Commemorate D-Day at IWM Duxford with a special flying display and ground entertainment honouring our place in history.

     

     

We can't wait to welcome you back

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We can't wait to welcome you back

Following the latest Government guidance, our Duxford Air Shows team are busy working on final preparations for the Duxford Summer Air Show and Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show. We will not release tickets for sale until we are able to provide comprehensive advice and support on how we can all work together to keep fans, staff, display acts, volunteers and suppliers safe on the day. When you book tickets with us, our T&Cs and FAQs will clearly outline the measures we can all take to have a fantastic major Air Show this season.  

This will include capping capacity numbers this year, meaning our tickets will sell faster than ever before. We’ll give you as much notice as possible for on sale, to enable IWM Members and Air Show fans the best chance to grab a ticket while you can.  As a charity, your ticket purchases are more important than ever before. Thank you for your ongoing support. In the meantime, please continue to save the dates in your diaries. We will announce tickets soon, which will be sold through our ticketing partner, See Tickets. Booking fees will not apply. 

From everyone at IWM Duxford, we can’t wait to welcome you back.

Air Shows

Duxford Air Shows Sunrise Over the Airfield

Air Shows

We already have some incredible acts confirmed to entertain and delight audiences with the signature air displays we have become known for.

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  • Saturday 24 July: Duxford Summer Air Show 
  • Sunday 25 July: Duxford Summer Air Show 
  • Saturday 18 September: Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show
  • Sunday 19 September: Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

Please be aware that we have noticed the attempted sale of fake tickets to our Duxford Summer Air Show. Tickets to our Air Shows are not currently on sale but we will be releasing these in the coming weeks. When you come to purchase your tickets, we urge you to only do so via the methods outlined here on our official IWM webpages and official IWM Duxford social channels.

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We'll be releasing Duxford Summer Air Show and Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show tickets soon! Save the dates: 

  • Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 July: Duxford Summer Air Show 
  • Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 September: Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

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