26th to 27th May

IWM Duxford


From £29.50

Kids go free

An Action-Packed Day Out For All The Family


An Action-Packed Day Out For All The Family

Experience the thrills in the sky above and enjoy the fun on the Showground at the Duxford Air Festival, Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May. Join us Spring Bank Holiday weekend for a family-friendly, action-packed event culminating in an air show full of speed, noise and thrills.

Duxford Air Festival 2018 Flying List

Duxford Air Festival 2018 Flying List

Expect more exciting announcements over the next few weeks as we count down to a fantastic weekend of action-packed flying...
AeroSuperBatics waving to the crowd at Duxford Air Festival

Great Range of Tickets

  • Duxford Air Show Crowd
    Extra Special Experiences

    Extra special Premium tickets include the Gold Pass Experience for the ultimate in air show hospitality, the Grandstand Experience for photographers and enthusiasts or the Family Experience with added extras for children. 

  • Enjoy the Family Experience at the Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show
    Early Bird Tickets

    Early Bird adult tickets on sale until 13 May. Choose from great value Weekend or Day tickets. Includes the Showground experience, action-packed flying display and entry to IWM Duxford's hangars, exhibitions and aircraft collection. Kids go Free.


  • Premium Members enjoy exclusive benefits and own marquee
    Premium IWM Members

    From just £55, IWM Premium Membership will give you an exclusive 20% discount on Standard and Early Bird air show tickets to Duxford Air Festival and access to member only areas at the show.



Early Bird Prices available until 13 May 2018. 

Making a booking for a group or coach party? Here's our enquiry form.

Day Weekend



£29.50 £42.50

Disabled adult

£19 £28

Premium IWM Member

Visit the membership portal to book your ticket

£23.60 £34


Up to 15

Free Free

Premium Experiences For An Extra Special Air Show...

  • Enjoy the hospitality of our Gold Experience at Duxford Air Shows
    Gold Experience

    The very best hospitality Duxford Air Festival has to offer. Includes VIP car park space, Flightline Walk access, best possible seating area and private luxury toilet facilities to avoid Showground queues. Add a light breakfast in the morning and optional lunch from our Street Food Selection. 

  • family enjoying Duxford Air Show
    Family Experience

    Get closer to the action with the Family Experience. Includes all day access to a private enclosure on the edge of the runway, entry to the Flightline Walk, family toilets to avoid Showground queues and exclusive children's activities run by our learning interactors.


  • taking photos
    New Grandstand Experience

    Enjoy our brand new tiered seating enclosure especially created to provide photographers, enthusiasts and aircraft fans with an uninterrupted view of all the flying action. Perfect for coveted camera angles and hard to achieve shots. Select your Duxford Air Festival ticket and then add 'Grandstand Experience'. 

Showground Action

  • A girl claps as an aircraft lands during the 2017 Duxford Air Festival
    Top 10 Things to do at Duxford Air Festival

    Your guide to the top 10 things to look out for at the Spring Bank Holiday Weekend Duxford Air Festival, 26 and 27 May 2018.

  • Lightning F1

    Meet amazing adventurers who have broken records, and barriers, defied expectations and lived to tell the tale.

  • Boy with toy aircraft at Duxford Meet the Fighters 2016

    Become a record breaker! With your help, we'll be challenging the current paper plane flight world record at the Duxford Air Festival.

All you need to know

Air Show traders at IWM Duxford
Information for Traders at Air Shows
IWM Duxford Air Shows offer vendors of all sizes an ideal opportunity to promote their goods to our visitors.
Duxford Air Show Crowd
Duxford Air Festival 2018 FAQs
Need to know more? Our FAQs will get you off the ground.
Duxford Air Show Crowd
Travelling to Duxford Air Shows
Need to know more? Here's how to get to Duxford Air Shows.

Duxford Air Show Dates | Book Now

Children looking on as Wingwalkers fly past
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26th to 27th May

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14th to 15th July

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22nd to 23rd September

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The Ultimate Duxford Air Festival Playlist?


The Ultimate Duxford Air Festival Playlist?

What song sums up the thrill of a Duxford Air Show for you? The anticipation of the live action thrills and feel good fun at the Duxford Air Festival this Spring May Bank Holiday inspired us to create The Ultimate Duxford Air Festival Playlist.
The band The Prodigy at IWM Duxford with Head of Commercial Services Adam Kendall


Duxford Airfield

IWM Duxford
CB22 4QR

  • Royston
  • Whittlesford Parkway
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