On the day
Open from 8.00am
Air Show gates open
LocationIWM DuxfordAccessibilityBlue Badge Parking available with parking pass
Check out our Getting Here information page.
Read our Air Show FAQs.
To access the limited onsite parking you will need a car parking permit (this applies to Blue Badge as well as standard parking). Take advantage of the Free shuttle buses for ticket holders, running from Royston Station, Cambridge Station and Trumpington Park & Ride.
Open from 8:30am -12:30pm (Last entry 12:00)
Enjoy the Flightline Experience
LocationThe Flightline ExperienceAccessibilityLevel access on tarmac
Get closer to our flying display aircraft when you visit the Flightline Experience. Entry to the Flightline Experience is free in 2021. See the full Flying List.
Enjoy the museum
LocationAll ZonesAccessibilityWheelchair access to all exhibitions
IWM Duxford is Europe's largest air museum. Walk through the same hangars and buildings as those who served at RAF Duxford. See aircraft take to the skies from the airfield where Spitfires first flew. Get up close to over a century of aviation. Full access to all exhibits is included with your Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show ticket.
10:30am – 18:30pm
Blue Zone entertainment
LocationBlue ZoneAccessibilityLevel access on tarmac
- First World War Aircraft
- Vintage Fair Ground rides
- The Crazy Golf Company
- Wildgoose Virtual Hunt
- Airborne Assault Museum display area (AirSpace)
- 6 Regiment Army Air Corp
- Concord Nose Drop Demonstration, Midday and 17:30pm (AirSpace).
- Airbus A380 Simulator
IWM Volunteering, Dazzle Talks (Flying Aircraft exhibition hangar)
Find out more about Blue Zone Showground entertainment.
10:30am – 18:30pm
Green Zone entertainment
LocationGreen ZoneAccessibilityLevel access on tarmac
- ‘Pretty Me Vintage’ Hairdressers (book on the day)
Live entertainment and Stage Area
- The Debonaires
- Cambridge Swing Dance
- The Gramophone DJ (Saturday only)
- Civil Defenders
- Ops 39-45
- U.S. Army Air Forces (USAAF) Aviation Armorers & Mechanics Display
- Sweatin’ Out the Mission
- 14 Group Royal Observer Corps
IWM Duxford onsite flying partners
- Aircraft Restoration Company & Aerial Collective
- Historic Aircraft Collection
IWM Volunteering, Dazzle Talks (Battle of Britain exhibition)
Find out more about Green Zone Showground entertainment.
10:30am – 18:30pm
Red Zone entertainment
LocationRed ZoneAccessibilityLevel access on tarmac
- The British Model Flying Association (BMFA)
- Royal Anglian Regiment Museum display area
DAS Military Vehicle Wing rides and demonstrations
- Vehicle demonstration between 10:00am – 10:30am
- Tank rides between 10:30am – 12:30pm
- Tail End Charlies
IWM Volunteering, Dazzle Talks (American Air Museum)
Find out more about Red Zone Showground entertainment.
Eat and Drink
LocationAll ZonesAccessibilityFully accessible
Visit our Armoury Café for a selection of deli sandwiches and freshly baked cakes to take away or visit the Workshop Restaurant for a drink. You can also visit the many stalls and food trucks across The Showground.
LocationDuxford AirfieldAccessibilityFully accessible
Witness the now-famous Duxford Spitfire Flypast and full flying display.
See our Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show Flying List.
All times subject to change
Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show Ends
Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show closes at 18:00.
If you travelled to Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show by using the free shuttle bus the shuttles will return to Royston Station, Cambridge Station, Trumpington Park & Ride.
Shuttles will restart from IWM Duxford for the return journey between 1500 – 1900.
Keep up to date on road works and traffic on the day: https://highwaysengland.co.uk/travel-updates/.