This UK commemorative D-Day event will sell out fast
Discover IWM Duxford's D-Day story in this 80th anniversary year at Duxford Summer Air Show.
Join us to remember the significance of 6 June 1944 with a live action flying display, living history groups, entry to museum hangars, exhibitions, static collections and more.
A full 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!
‘VIP’ Gold Experiences
An air show favourite that always sells out fast! Enjoy a special day out as our VIP guest including:
- Unbeatable views of the flightline providing the best experience on the day.
- Entry to the exclusive Gold Marquee providing indoor and outdoor seating.
- Onsite parking.
- A complimentary Duxford Air Show programme.
- Talks relevant to the theme of the air show, exclusively from the comfort of the Gold Marquee.
- Pilot meet and greet opportunities, subject to pilot availability on the day.
- Visitors with a disability can bring one personal assistant free of charge.
Your Gold Experience benefits include:
- One complimentary VIP onsite parking permit.
- One complimentary air show programme.
- Gold Experience ticket holders with a disability can bring a personal assistant.
- If more than one personal assistant is needed, please contact See Tickets customer services to discuss.
- Please note: the Gold Experience Personal Assistant ticket does not include an air show programme.
If you are able to, please consider adding a donation to help IWM preserve our collections and share our stories with every generation.
Children aged under 16 attending with their parents will need Gold Experience full price tickets to be part of this VIP experience.
Standard Adult and Child Tickets
Book a Standard adult ticket and add children aged 15 and under to your Standard ticket purchase for free!
Your air show experience includes:
- Entry from 8am.
- Access to IWM Duxford’s museums, hangars, special exhibitions and static collections.
- An all-action live flying display to fill your afternoon.
- Free event shuttle bus services from and to Cambridge Train Station and Trumpington Park and Ride.
Our special Kids Go Free Standard ticket offer does not apply to Gold Experience bookings.
Receive 10% off as an IWM member!
Become a member and benefit from:
- Priority booking on selected IWM events.
- Exclusive access to the IWM members area.
- 10% off Duxford Air Show Standard tickets.
- 10% off in IWM shop.
- Plus year round free entry to IWM Duxford, Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast.
Already a member? Check your inbox for your members promo code and book now.
Kids Go Free!
To help more families discover air shows, kids go free with Standard adult ticket bookings.
Book a Standard adult ticket and add children aged 15 and under, free.
Free event shuttle buses are available from and to Cambridge Train Station and Trumpington Park and Ride when you show your ticket(s).
If you intend to park onsite you will need to purchase a parking permit. Only limited permits are available, please book early to secure your parking.
Help with your booking
Become a member
Save 10% on ticket prices and merchandise at Duxford Summer Air Show: D-Day 80. Become a member before you book and receive your members promo code by email.
IWM is a charity. Help us share our stories with every new generation.
Help tell the stories that deserve to be heard
Become a member and help IWM protect our world-leading collections and historically important sites for generations to come. As a thank you, enjoy a host of benefits including free entry to HMS Belfast, IWM Duxford and Churchill War Rooms.
Plus, enjoy priority booking when Flying Season tickets launch, a 10% discount on Duxford Summer Air Show: D-Day 80 tickets and access to the members area with your members promo code.
IWM member benefits
IWM members please have your promo codes ready to claim your 10% discount on Standard ticket purchases and to secure your place in the IWM members area.
You will find your IWM members promo code on the email you received from us on joining or renewing. Search your inbox for [email protected].
New members will receive their promo codes on their joining email.
Add a parking permit if you intend to park onsite. Parking permits will sell out quickly.
About your membership:
Please ensure you have a valid active membership and valid membership card(s) on the date of your visit as well as the date of your purchase.
Exclusive merchandise is available to add to your ticket purchase when securing your place at Duxford Summer Air Show: D-Day 80.
With only limited programmes available on the day, we can't guarantee your copy without your pre-purchase. Receive the special pre-booking price of £8 when you add a programme to your ticket order for pick up on the day.
IWM members receive 10% off of merchandise and programmes.
As a charity, your purchases support the work we do.
Groups and Travel Trade
We love to welcome groups and coach tours! Find out more about how to book your group visit or secure a coach parking spot.
With limited parking availability, coach spaces sell fast.
Getting to Duxford Air Show
We are easy to get to by car and train. With limited onsite parking we encourage you to use our free event shuttle buses from and to Cambridge Train Station via Trumpington Park and Ride at Junction 11 off the M11.
If you do drive to the event, you must have a pre-purchased parking permit and follow signs on your arrival. Traffic management plans will be in place for your ease and safety on the day.