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. 

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Gift an IWM Duxford Air Show ticket this Christmas - the perfect present for history lovers!

‘VIP’ Gold Experiences

Aircraft taxis past Air Show visitors

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.

Gold Experience

Support us

If you are able to, please consider adding a donation to help IWM preserve our collections and share our stories with every generation.

Please note

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 

Living history group and visitors at Duxford Air Shows

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.

Standard Tickets

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.

Getting Here

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

  • Terms and conditions

    Please do make sure you have read the Duxford Summer Air Show terms and conditions before you attend.

  • Any questions?

    Please read our handy Q&A if you have a query on our live event or your ticket booking.

  • Ticket queries

    For any questions about your ticket once you have made a purchase, please contact our ticketing partner See Tickets.

Help tell the stories that deserve to be heard

Membership testing

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.

IWM members

Remember to:

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.  

Support Us

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.

  • £8
    Duxford Air Shows Programme 2024

    Official Duxford Air Show Programme

    The 2024 Duxford Air Show programme includes a full list of flying content, site map and specially commissioned articles complimented by a wealth of historic photographs and contemporary aviation images. With only a few extra programmes printed for on the day sale, guarantee your programme and save £2 by pre-purchasing for pick up on arrival.

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  • £10.40
    Duxford Air Shows 2024 programme and tote

    Duxford Air Show Programme and Tote Bag

    The 2024 Duxford Air Show programme includes a full list of flying content, site map and specially commissioned articles complimented by a wealth of historic photographs and contemporary aviation images. Paired with our favourite Duxford Sweep the Skies 100% natural cotton tote bag.

    Buy now
  • £5
    Duxford Air Shows 2024 D-Day coin

    D-Day 80 Collectible Coin

    Introducing the D-Day 80th souvenir coin, a must-have collectible for enthusiasts and history buffs featuring a scene from the historic landings.



    Buy now
  • £15
    Spitfire blueprint baseball cap

    Summer-ready Spitfire Sun Hat

    A navy cotton cap featuring an embroidered circular blueprint of Spitfire Mk XIV. Made from 100% cotton, one size will fit all.

    Buy now

Advance tickets only. Pre-purchase your tickets, parking permit, programme and merchandise now.

Groups and Travel Trade

Living history group at Duxford Air Shows
Group Tickets


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.


Duxford Airfield

IWM Duxford
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  • Cambridge Train Station
  • Whittlesford Parkway Station

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. 

Visitors arrive at Duxford Air Shows
How to get to a Duxford Air Show