Duxford airfield is Prior Permission Required (PPR). Download our Essential Information for Visiting Pilots.

Key information

  • Daily landing fees

    • Single engine: £21.70 (up to maximum weight 2730 Kg), £75.00 (above 2730 Kg), £137.50 (above 5000kg)
    • Multi engine: £42.25 (up to maximum weight 2730 Kg), £86.25 (above 2730 Kg),  from £175.00 (above 5000kg)
    • Overnight parking: £20.50 (single engine), £24.15 (Multi engine) Overnight fees must be paid on arrival at the visitor centre.

    See all landing fees (pdf).

    Special opening (extensions) on application. For details please call the Airfield Tower on 01223 833 376 or email [email protected]

  • Terms and conditions

    The use of Duxford Airfield by visiting aircraft is subject to the Terms and Conditions of Use.

    The publication of these Terms and Conditions of Use constitutes an offer by the Trustees of the Imperial War Museum to permit use of Duxford Airfield by visiting aircraft. Use of Duxford Airfield constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Use.



    Duxford Airfield Manual Part 1

    Duxford Airfield Manual Part 2 (Safety Management System)

    Duxford General Flying Orders


  • Flying into Air Shows

    Please note that there shall be no visiting General Aviation landing access to the Duxford Summer Air Show (Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June 2024) or the Battle of Britain Air Show (Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 September 2024).

    For commercial operations into these events please contact [email protected].

    Please see our travel page for alternative ways of getting to these events. Getting here

    For more information please email [email protected] or call 01223 833376.

  • Group visits

    Groups flying into Duxford airfield enjoy discounts on landing fees and on entry to the museum.

    Group visits must be arranged in advance: please call the Airfield Tower on 01223 833 376 or email [email protected].

    • Group landing fee (five aircraft or more): £16.60
    • Discounted group tickets to IWM Duxford are available
  • Training flights

    Organisations operating training flights are welcome at Duxford Airfield, whether as a cross-country land-away or circuits. Instructors can give students experience of working an AFIS "Flight Information Service", grass and hard runway operations and perhaps the thrill of landing on the grass after a Spitfire or other warbird. Landing fee discounts may be available to training organisations. Training organisations should contact ATC on 01223 833 376 or email [email protected].

    Training landing fees

    • Circuit single engine: £46 per hour (up to 2730 Kg)         
    • Circuit multi engine: £62.50 per hour (up to 2730 Kg) 
    • For more training landing fees visit our landing fee section
  • Keep your aircraft at Duxford

    Parking on the outside tie-downs is available at Duxford at both short-term and long-term rates. Aircraft owners can take advantage of the airfield’s excellent runways, ‘Flight Information’ air traffic service and enjoy the unique atmosphere which comes from sharing the airfield with Spitfires, Hurricane, Mustangs and many other war birds. Keep Your Aircraft at Duxford information and contact details.

  • Drone flying

    Unless you have permission from Air Traffic at Duxford, it is illegal to fly your drone/UAV at any time within the Flight Restriction Zone (FRZ) detailed in the below drone piloting document. 

    For more information please read: Drone piloting and obtaining permission.  

  • Aeromedical Examiner

    A CAA approved Aeromedical Examiner who can perform aviation medicals (not EASA) including UK Class 1 - 3 and LAPL medicals operates at IWM Duxford on certain days.

    Visit the Meridian Medical website for more information.

  • Aviation safety

    More information on safe aviation practices is available from the UK Civil Aviation Authority. View and download the series of Safety Sense Leaflets