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.

Conference, Professional development

Fly in Free | GENERAL AVIATION EXPO 2020

Conference, Professional development

Fly in Free | GENERAL AVIATION EXPO 2020

25 April 2020
IWM Duxford
General Aviation Expo 2020 is the pre-season event to meet, network, learn and build lasting connections with experts from across the UK's General Aviation community. Call the airfield team on 01223 833 376 to pre-book attendance and fly in for free.
general aviation expo event poster IWM Duxford

  • 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 2020

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

     

    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.

    Our Air Show tickets are now on sale. Check out Duxford Air Shows in 2020.

  • 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.

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