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.

Please make sure that you've printed your parking permit.

Missed out on pre-booked parking tickets? Don't worry, the best way to travel is by Trumpington Park and Ride and Rail to Cambridge or Royston stations. Free shuttle buses are included in your tickets.

  • Museum, exhibitions and hangars open 8am
  • Showground opens 9am
  • Flightline Walk 9am-12.30pm (Last entry 12 midday)
  • Flying Display starts 1.15pm
  • Showground closes 7pm

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 Jamie of Spirit of Britain at Duxford Air Shows
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Already have a ticket, here's what's included:

  • Entry to IWM Duxford: museum, exhibitions and hangars
  • Showground activities and events
  • Epic flying display
  • Shuttle buses from/to Trumpington P&R, Cambridge or Royston train stations

Please do not travel without a pre-booked ticket, there are no sales available on the gate.

Air Show Highlights

Air Show Highlights

Missed out this year? Register for ticket alerts to the 80th anniversary Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show 2020 at IWM.ORG.UK/AIRSHOWS. Part of Duxford Air Shows 2020, the UK's biggest Air Show Season. Coming soon!
Duxford Air Shows 2020 teaser advert
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The best way to get to Duxford Air Shows is by train and Trumpington Park & Ride.  To see our Air Show Accessibility page, click here.

From Trumpington P&R, Cambridge and Royston train stations, take our free shuttle buses for an easy transfer to the event.

REGISTER NOW FOR 2020 TICKET ALERTS

Duxford Air Shows 2020 teaser advert
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REGISTER NOW FOR 2020 TICKET ALERTS

REGISTER NOW FOR 2020 TICKET ALERTS

Be the first to know when Duxford Air Shows 2020 tickets go on sale, the UK's biggest Air Show Season.  Coming soon!

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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.

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.

Discover 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.

 

 

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Duxford Air Show Crowd
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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
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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
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IWM Duxford
Information for Traders at Air Shows
Become a vendor at IWM Duxford Air Shows and promote your goods to our visitors.
Trio of Spitfires at Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show 2018
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Duxford Air Shows FAQs
We understand that you may have lots of questions about the Air Show and so we have put together some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) in order to assist you with your booking and planning your visit.

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.
Spirit of Britain Group at Duxford Air Shows
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  • Re-enactors in the Astra cinema at IWM Duxford
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    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
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    Flying list

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

  • Messerschmitts at Duxford Air Shows
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    Join our mailing list

    Join our mailing list to be the first to know when Duxford Air Shows 2020 tickets go on sale.

Location

Duxford Airfield
Address

IWM Duxford
Duxford
Cambridgeshire
CB22 4QR

  • Royston
  • Whittlesford Parkway