THE AIRFIELD

Imperial War Museums owns and operates Duxford Airfield, a celebrated historic airfield that first opened in 1918 and remains operational today. Situated alongside IWM Duxford’s famous hangars and exhibitions, this unique airfield is one of the most outstanding and exciting destinations for GA aircraft in the world.

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

  • DAILY LANDING FEES
    • Single engine: £16.95 (up to maximum weight 2730 Kg), £36.95 (above 2730 Kg), £56.95 (above 5000kg)
    • Multi engine: £27.95 (up to maximum weight 2730 Kg), £47.95 (above 2730 Kg),  £67.95 (above 5000kg)
    • Overnight parking: £10 (single engine), £14 (Multi engine)

     

    See all Landing Fees for 2019.

    Special opening (extensions) on application. For details please call the Airfield Tower on 01223 833 376 or email AirTraffic@iwm.org.uk

  • 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.

     

    AIRFIELD DOCUMENTATION

    Duxford Airfield Manual Part 1

    Duxford Airfield Manual Part 2 (Safety Management System)

    Duxford General Flying Orders

     

  • Airfield Special Events 2019

    Each year, our Airfield team runs a series of aviation event and bonus days for pilots and aviation groups.

    • Showcase Day 14 April 2019
    • Duxford GA Exhibition and Safety Day 27 April 2019
    • Showcase Day 27 May 2019
    • Vintage Aircraft Club Bonus day 8 June 2019
    • Flyball 22nd June 2019
    • Light Aircraft Association Bonus Day 3 August 2019
    • Showcase Day 4 August 2019
    • Showcase Day 20 October 2019

    To book your place contact AirTraffic@iwm.org.uk or call 01223 833 376

  • FLYING INTO AIR SHOWS

    Visiting GA aircraft are welcome to fly into our air shows and our booking system is now open. You can reserve a landing slot by emailing AirTraffic@iwm.org.uk or calling 01223 833376.

    Duxford Airfield is Prior Permission Required (PPR) and pilots must read our Duxford Airfield Air Show Procedures before booking. Please note that you will be asked for your intended arrival/departure gate.  Please note that all slot times are local BST.  Pilots are responsible for filing their GAR forms.

     

    Download a copy of the latest Duxford Airfield Air Show Procedures.

    Check out Duxford Air Shows in 2019

  • 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 AirTraffic@iwm.org.uk.

     

    • Group landing fee (five aircraft or more): £14.40
    • 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 are available to training organisations. Training organisations should contact the Airfield Operations Office on 01223 833 376 or email AirTraffic@iwm.org.uk.

     

    Training landing fees

    • Single engine landing: £10 (up to 2730 Kg)
    • Multi engine landing: £15.50 (up to 2730 Kg)
    • Circuit single engine: £25 per hour (up to 2730 Kg)         
    • Circuit multi engine: £35 per hour (up to 2730 Kg), £55 per hour (above 2730 Kg)
  • 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.

  • RESIDENT AEROMEDICAL MEDICAL EXAMINER (AME)

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Conference

Duxford General Aviation Exhibition and Safety Day

Conference

Duxford General Aviation Exhibition and Safety Day

Saturday 27 April 2019
IWM Duxford
IWM Duxford will host the first National GA Safety Day. Open to everyone from amateur to professional pilots, aircraft enthusiast and future pilots.
Lineup of GA aircraft at IWM Duxford
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