Saturday 31 August 2024

10am to 6pm. Flying list coming soon!

IWM Duxford

CB22 4QR. Free shuttle buses do not run on Flying Days.

Adults £35 / Members and under fives free

Advance tickets only. Limited availability.

Tickets are on sale now

Uncover the story of the legendary 19 Squadron, the fighter pilots who made Spitfire history at Dunkirk and throughout the Battle of Britain at Flying Days: 19 Squadron. 

Our aircraft flying list update is coming soon. As a charity, every ticket purchase helps IWM continue to tell stories for future generations.

About Flying Days at IWM Duxford

Flying Day scene with visitors enjoying their surroundings
©IWM

Tickets include entry to our museum, hangars and exhibitions, special activities, plus a special themed aerial display providing an afternoon of over an hour of scheduled flying. 

Although all flying is subject to weather and serviceability on the day, Flying Days provide a great day out at IWM Duxford, whatever the weather may bring.
 

Tickets and prices

Tickets are advance booking only

  • All bookings are powered by See tickets. No booking fees apply.
  • Your ticket price includes the flying display and entry to IWM Duxford.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.

IWM members

  • IWM members go free but tickets must be pre-booked in advance.
  • One free adult member ticket is valid per membership card.
  • * For 1 Adult Family and 2 Adult Family IWM members, up to 6 children go free with a valid membership card.
  • Please see our terms and conditions before booking member tickets.
  • IWM members receive 10% off of merchandise.
Standard IWM adult members IWM family members*

Adults (aged 16+)

Pre-booking is essential.

£35 Free Free

Children aged 5 to 15 years

Please add a child ticket to your booking for every child in your party.

£17.50 £17.50 Free

Personal Assistant

Visitors with a disability can bring one personal assistant free of charge.

Free Free Free

Children aged 4 or under

Please add a child ticket to your booking for every child in your party.

Free Free Free

Special activities

  • East Anglian Regiment museum entrance
    ©IWM

    Royal Anglian Regiment Museum

    Showcasing equipment used during the war from uniforms to foods that were rationed and fun activities for all ages.

  • Visitors on DAS Tank ride at Duxford Air Shows
    ©IWM

    Duxford Aviation Society: Military Vehicle Wing

    Take a ride in a Duxford Aviation Society military vehicle from 11am – 1pm. 

    £10 per head and a minimum height restriction of 4’ 2” (1.27m) applies.

    Weather and volunteer driver dependent.

  • Visitors entering a DAS Airliner
    ©IWM

    Duxford Aviation Society: The British Airliner Collection

    Climb aboard our commercial airliners from 10am to 4pm. 

    Child £3, Adult £6, Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £12.

    A Boarding pass covers all airliners except the Queens Flight BAe146.

    Tickets for the Queens Flight BAe 146 are £3 per person. 

    Only limited spaces and time slots available.

    You can also meet with Duxford Aviation Society volunteers and visit the society shop.

  • Concorde at IWM Duxford
    © IWM

    Duxford Aviation Society: Concorde Nose Droop

    Join Duxford Aviation Society volunteers for a special live demonstration to showcase the droop of the famous Concorde nose. 

    Activity takes place at 12 noon in Airspace.

    Concorde opening times: 10am to 4pm.

  • RAF Boulmer, 19 Squadron Engagement Team

    Serving personnel from 19 Squadron, RAF Boulmer, will be on hand to present the past and present day workings of this famous squadron. Including various pieces of military kit in use today.

  • IWM Volunteering graphic
    ©IWM

    IWM Insight Talks

    Listen to IWM’s new Volunteer ‘Insight Talks’, delivered by IWM volunteers about various historic topics. You can also chat with our teams about their personal volunteering journey and learn more about the exciting new volunteer roles you can get involved with.

  • Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show 2019 - Spirit of Britain stand in front of aircraft, Saturday 21 September
    ©IWM

    Spirit of Britain living history

    Spirit of Britain will be portraying the famous 19 Squadron with uniforms, equipment, and static Second World War bikes.

  • Guests with P-51D Mustang
    © Aircraft Restoration Company

    Meet the team: Aircraft Restoration Company & Aerial Collective

    Meet the Aerial Collective team, the in-house warbird flight experience provider of the Aircraft Restoration Co. Get up close to iconic vintage aircraft from their stable and browse a range of new merchandise.

  • Fokker DR1
    © IWM

    Static Aircraft | First World War collection

    Meet a private owner showcasing their First World War replica aircraft and find out more about their collection.

  • B-24J built model kit

    Model aircraft display | private collectors

    Private collectors will be showcasing various Second World War warbird models.

Become a member

Enjoy year round free entry to IWM Duxford, Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast. Plus, a 10% discount on Duxford Air Show tickets, free entry to Flying Days and much more!

Enjoy IWM Duxford

© IWM

“Visit Imperial War Museum Duxford for a huge day out. See historic aircraft take to the skies from the airfield where Spitfires first flew. Get up close to gigantic aircraft and uncover hundreds of personal stories. Walk in the footsteps of the men and women who served and discover how Duxford protected Britain's skies during the Second World War. IWM Duxford, plan your visit today.”

Explore IWM Duxford as part of your ticket price - the historic airfield that played a central 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. 

Inside every hangar and exhibition - and outside them too - there are hundreds of large aircraft, vehicles, boats and more. Walk around them, inside them, above and below them and get the chance to see aircraft take off from our historic runway. 

General Event Information

Flying List

  • Flying acts will be published here, subject to weather and serviceability on the day.
  • Listen out for announcements on the day for the most up-to-date flying schedule and timings.

Your tickets

Travelling to Flying Days

  • 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, IWM Duxford is easily accessible from the A1, A14, M1 and the North.
  • Parking permits are not required for this event. 
  • Shuttle buses from Cambridge train station do not run on Flying Days.

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