Saturday 17 August 2024

5.30pm to 9.30pm. Advance tickets only.

IWM Duxford

Cambridge CB22 4QR. Free shuttle buses are not available. Parking permits not required.

Adults £35

As a special event, IWM members receive 10% off ticket prices and priority booking.

Evening flying featuring warbirds, pyrotechnics and more

Enjoy after-hours entry to IWM Duxford for this very special vintage aircraft flying display. 

Witness the aircraft that still call Duxford home take to the skies as the sun goes down and dusk turns to dark across this historic Second World War airfield.

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Historic Duxford airfield

Curtiss P-36C Hawk in the evening light

Duxford Flying Evening is a special after-hours air show that 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.

Tickets prices

Duxford Flying Evening
Standard Adults

Your experience includes after-hours access to IWM Duxford from 5.30pm, an evening flying display and entry to selected IWM Duxford hangars or museum highlights.

Duxford Flying Evening
Adult IWM members

As a special event day, IWM members receive 10% off Flying Evening ticket prices with a valid membership card. Your membership card must be in date when you book your tickets and when you attend the evening air show. 

Duxford Flying Evening
Standard Children

Children aged 5 to 15 years of age must have a standard ticket for entry. IWM family members receive 10% off Standard child ticket prices.

Duxford Flying Evening
Standard Children - Under 5s

Children aged 4 and under go free with Standard adult or IWM member adult ticket purchases. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Become a member

From May to October, our flying season is always packed with dates to fill your year with experiences. Find out about IWM member benefits before you book your tickets. You can become a member from just £5 a month.

Support us

Duxford Flying Evening
D-Day 80 Coin

The exclusive D-Day 80th Souvenir Coin is a must-have collectible for enthusiasts and history buffs. This stunning coin features a scene from the historic landings.

Duxford Flying Evening
Adult Spitfire Cap

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

Duxford Flying Evening
Guidebook and Tote Bag

IWM Duxford's historic site, outstanding collections and annual world-renowned air shows combine to create a unique museum where history really is in the air and all around. All covered in this visually compelling Guidebook, we've paired it with our favourite Duxford Sweep the Skies 100% natural cotton tote bag.

Duxford Flying Evening

If you can, please add a voluntary donation to your booking to help IWM preserve our collections and share our stories with every generation. Suggested donations are £3 / £5 / or £10.

Food, drink and museum highlights

B-17 and Spitfire in formation at Duxford Flying Evening

Before the evening air show starts, enjoy after-hours entry to some of Duxford's most popular hangars and exhibits. Sample food and drink from the pop-up bar and then sit back to enjoy vintage aviation in a special flying display as the sun goes down over the historic Duxford airfield.


Duxford Airfield

IWM Duxford
CB22 4QR

  • Royston Station
  • Whittlesford Parkway Station

IWM Duxford is easy to get to:

  • By Car

    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.

  • Advance tickets only

    Ticket availability does run out. Pre-book tickets and merchandise now.

  • Terms and conditions

    We ask you to read our terms and conditions before you book tickets.

  • Any questions?

    Our FAQs are made up of questions our customer services team regularly receive.

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