Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 September 2024
Be part of an event to remember
Step back into summer 1940 at the Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show and see historic Duxford come to life. In the air, on the ground, and even in the clothes you wear!
Presented by Imperial War Museums, discover the sights, sounds and noises of Spitfires, Hurricanes and more in flight plus music and dance from the era, living history and family-friendly activities.
A full 2024 flying list and showground content is coming soon.
As a charity, every Duxford Air Show 2024 purchase helps IWM continue to tell stories for future generations.
Gift an IWM Duxford Air Show ticket this Christmas - the perfect present for history lovers!
Second World War Experience
Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show takes place at the former RAF site that played a leading role in some of the most dramatic days in 20th century history, serving as a base for many of the Spitfire and Hurricane pilots during the Second World War.
Watch imaginations take flight and inspire curious minds with a Second World War experience that can't be taught in classrooms.
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IWM is a charity. Help us share our stories with every new generation.
The Battle for Arnhem, September 1944
Out of the skies, expect a special tribute to the men and machines who undertook 'A Bridge Too Far', inspired by the 80th anniversary of Operation Market Garden.
Look back at 2023
Traders and Living History Groups
If you are a living history group, military vehicle or static aircraft collector we have opened expressions of interest to join us at Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show.
We are also looking for high quality, customer-focused traders with relevant products to showcase to our visitors.
IWM Duxford is easy to get to:
Please do not use the postcode for Satnav on the day as special event traffic management plans are in place for your ease and safety.
IWM Duxford is just south of Cambridge at Junction 10 of the M11 motorway, less than 50 miles from central London and approximately 40 minutes from the M25 (Junction 27).
Via the M11, the Museum is easily accessible from the A1, A14, M1 and the North.
We are easy to get to from Cambridge train station via our free event shuttle bus. Services will run from and to Cambridge train station forecourt to IWM Duxford visitor centre. With limited event parking on site, these free shuttle bus services are provided to help more visitors enjoy Duxford Air Shows.
Via Trumpington Park and Ride
IWM Duxford is a museum and live airfield. The historic setting means we have limited available parking both on site and within our surrounding area. If travelling by car, please consider using our free shuttle bus service from Trumpington Park & Ride at Junction 11 off the M11. By parking off site, you will avoid potential parking and traffic queues.