Get 20% off Duxford Air Show Tickets with IWM Premium Membership

Buy from £55 before you book and enjoy:


  • 20% off Early bird tickets at Duxford Air Festival and Battle of Britain Air Show 
  • 20% off Standard tickets to Flying Legends
  • Unlimited free entry to all IWM branches and 15% discount in IWM shops and cafes.

  • Re-enactors in the Astra cinema at IWM Duxford
    Duxford at the movies

    From exploding hangars in the Battle of Britain, to the Memphis Belle, to Spitfires used in the 2017 film Dunkirk, IWM Duxford is full of movie magic.

  • B-17 Sally B as Memphis Belle at Duxford Air Shows
    Flying list

    The first flying participation acts for Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show 2019 have now been confirmed.

  • Messerschmitts at Duxford Air Shows
    Join our mailing list

    Join our mailing list to keep updated as we announce 'star' aircraft from blockbuster films over the Summer, and book tickets now to be part of movie history.

Step back into summer 1940 for an unforgettable weekend. Epic flying, historic aircraft, vintage fashion and movie magic will culminate with a mass Spitfire formation taking to the sky.



Be transported back to Britain's Finest Hour, at the Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show 2019

The roar of Merlin engines will fill the air as historic aircraft take to the skies above this important RAF fighter station, famous for defending Great Britain during the Second World War. Step into Duxford’s remarkable past as the museum, hangars, airfield and showground is transformed for the weekend with re-enactors, 1940s music and dance, entertainments and activities.

Witness daring air displays, dogfights and aerobatics – ending with the splendour of our now famous mass Spitfire flypast in the skies where history happened.


Book Now

Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show is strictly advance ticket only, with limited tickets available.

Choose from Standard tickets, take the train with Greater Anglia and enjoy a combined rail fare, event ticket and Flightline Walk offer, or browse our Special Experience packages for an extra special day out. 

Experience an extra special air show

  • Actors and actresses in 1940s attire at IWM Duxford
    Gold Experience

    A must for experiencing the very best hospitality Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show has to offer. Includes VIP parking, Flightline Walk access and unrivalled seating.

  • Family Experience games at Duxford Air Shows
    Family Experience

    Get closer to the action with the Family Experience at Duxford Air Shows. Including exclusive children's activities and a family-friendly enclosed area right next to the action. 

  • Grandstand Experience visitors at Duxford Air Festival 2018
    Grandstand Experience

    Secure your spot in the Grandstand seating area, elevated above the crowds on the Flightline. The ultimate viewing platform for photographers and enthusiasts.

  • Actresses in 1940s dress pose with car at IWM Duxford
    Standard Tickets

    Standard or weekend tickets available from just £35. Kids aged 15 and under go free.

  • Spitfire Mk1a ourside AirSpace
    IWM Premium Members

    From just £55, IWM Premium Membership will give you an exclusive 20% discount on Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show 2019 tickets and access to member only areas at the show. Already a member? Log into the membership portal to book your exclusively priced tickets.

  • Child in flying hat at Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show 2018
    Kids go free

    Duxford Air Shows are family-friendly events - with a family-friendly price. Kids go free! Claim your free child tickets for anyone in your party aged 15 and under when making your Standard or Standard weekend ticket booking. 

  • 19 Squadron group at Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show
    © IWM
    Group Savings

    10 or more? Group bookings are available. Call us on 020 7091 3043 to find out more or use our Contact us page


  • 19 Squadron actors with Spitfires at Duxford Air Shows
    Take the train!

    Take the Train with Greater Anglia, the best way to get to Duxford Air Shows! Enjoy a great value package offer including return train fare, event ticket, shuttle bus and Flightline Walk entry.

  • Spitfire lounge set up at Duxford Air Shows
    Spitfire Lounge

    Impress your business clients with our Spitfire Lounge.


See our Air Show Accessibility page, click here.

The best way to get to Duxford Air Shows is by train. 

Limited car parking spaces are available, but they must be pre-booked before the event.

Choose the car Parking Permit option when booking your ticket to secure a space.


Standard Standard Weekend



£35 £57.50

Disabled adult

inc. a free Carers ticket

£23.50 £38.50

IWM Premium Member

20% discount (Standard Price ticket)

£28 £46


up to 15 years

Free Free


Duxford Air Show Crowd
IWM Duxford
Travelling to Duxford Air Shows
Need to know more? Here's how to get to Duxford Air Shows.
Accessible seating area
IWM Duxford
Accessibility at Duxford Air Shows
We want all of our visitors to enjoy Duxford Air Shows 2019, this page provides detail of how we can assist you with accessibility and movement at our air shows in 2019.
Lineup of GA aircraft at IWM Duxford
IWM Duxford
Information for pilots
Imperial War Museums owns and operates Duxford Airfield, a celebrated historic airfield that first opened in 1918 and remains operational today. Duxford airfield is Prior Permission Required (PPR) and landing fees apply. 
Air Show traders at IWM Duxford
IWM Duxford
Information for Traders at Air Shows
Become a vendor at IWM Duxford Air Shows and promote your goods to our visitors.

Who are Spirit of Britain

Who are Spirit of Britain

Over three, windy and cold days, Spirit of Britain proudly helped IWM Duxford to create the new marketing campaign for Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show 2019.
Actors and actresses in 1940s attire at IWM Duxford


Duxford Airfield

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