Saturday 5 October 2024

10am to 6pm. Advance tickets only.

IWM Duxford

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

Adults £39

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

Celebrating the highs of Duxford Flying Season 2024

In our grand send off for the 2024 Flying Season, Duxford Flying Finale will celebrate the highs of all our flying events from the year, as we look forward to entertaining you again with the best flying action when our 2025 season launches.

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

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Season highs!

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb EP120 at Duxford Air Shows
© IWM

Duxford Flying Finale is a special end of season flying display 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.

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

    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.

  • US living history group pose with their artefacts on display at IWM Duxford
    © IWM

    U.S. Army Air Forces (USAAF) Aviation Armorers & Mechanics Display

    Using practical demonstrations and period artifacts, Aviation Armorers & Mechanics Display portray the work of the Armorers, Mechanics, and Ground Crew, found at any USAAF Fighter or Bomber Airfield in England, during the Second World War. 

    Group supported by Sweatin Out the Mission.

  • 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.

  • Visitors at Duxford Air Shows
    © IWM

    Discover D-Day

    Discover a display of 101st Airborne Paratrooper artefacts that relate to D-Day and the weeks following operations in Normandy.

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

    Meet the team: Aircraft Restoration Company & Aerial Collective Duxford

    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 private collection

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

  • Make your own Parachute laying on the flag of the the Airborne Forces

    Airborne Assault Museum

    The Airborne Assault Museum team will have parachute equipment on display and serving Paras on hand to tell you about their roles and experiences.

  • Mobile Air Traffic Controller Truck

    Mobile Air Traffic Controller truck

    Investigate a static air traffic controller truck and meet staff on hand to show you how it is used for airfield operations.

  • B-17G built model kit

    Model aircraft display | private collectors

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

  • Especially for families: Up An' At 'Em! History

    It is the dawn patrol, and your mission is to head behind enemy lines. Hop in and its chocks away! Join the Up An' At 'Em! History team for a First World War Biplane activity.

  • Especially for families: Up An' At 'Em! History

    Are you precise enough to hit the targets? Test your aim with the Up An' At 'Em! History team!

Tickets types

Duxford Flying Finale
Standard Adults
£39

Your experience includes entry to IWM Duxford, special entertainment and an afternoon’s flying display.

Duxford Flying Finale
Adult IWM members
£35.10

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

Duxford Flying Finale
Standard Children
£19.50

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 Finale
Standard Children - Under 5s
Free

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

Support us

Duxford Flying Finale
Guidebook and Tote Bag
£8

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 Finale
D-Day 80 Collectible Coin
£5

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 Finale
Adult Spitfire Cap
£15

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

Duxford Flying Finale
Donations
£3/£5/£10

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.

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.

Help with your booking

  • Advance tickets only

    Tickets do sell out. Pre-book tickets and merchandise now.

  • Terms and conditions

    Please read our terms and conditions before you book.

  • Any questions?

    Our Frequently Asked Questions will help!

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

Location

Duxford Airfield

Address

IWM Duxford
Duxford
Cambridgeshire
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.

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