Imperial War Museum Duxford is pleased to announce that tickets for the 2011 IWM
Duxford air shows are now on sale.
Following exceptionally successful air shows in 2010, which created some truly unforgettable
aerial spectacles, the museum now prepares for the 2011 season, presenting a range of
inspiring themes that will whet the appetite of aviation enthusiasts everywhere.
Spring Air Show
Celebrating Women in Aviation
Sunday 22 May
Women have always played an integral role in the development of aviation, from the
pioneering days of early flight to todayís sophisticated air power. The Spring Air Show
celebrates the achievements of women in aviation ñ from technological development to daring
The Duxford Air Show
75th anniversary of the Spitfire
Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September
Enjoy the sight and sound of the celebrated British single-seat fighter aircraft in the year that
marks the 75th anniversary of the Spitfireís inaugural flight. The Spitfire was first seen by the
public at the RAF Hendon Air Pageant in 1936 and only a few years later formed the
backbone of RAF Fighter Command. IWM Duxford, the spiritual home of the Spitfire,
celebrates the aircraftís power and panache in a spectacular air display.
Autumn Air Show
Remembering the Korean War
Sunday 16 October
The Korean War was the first major conflict in which jet aircraft sought air superiority
alongside the final-generation propeller-driven piston fighters. The Autumn Air Show pays
homage to this uniquely international air battle, characterised by the contrast between the
highly-developed piston engine and the first generation of jet aircraft.
The museum is offering an Early Bird discount of 15% on air show tickets, available until 31
January 2011, providing the perfect opportunity to purchase tickets for presents this
Christmas. To receive your tickets in time for Christmas, we strongly recommend booking
Monday 6 December (for overseas delivery)
Friday 17 December (for UK delivery)
Please note that delivery in time for Christmas is NOT guaranteed.
After 31 January 2011, the normal advanced ticket discount of 10% applies.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.iwm.org.uk/duxford or by calling the Box Office on
01223 499 353. The Box Office is open Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 4.30pm.
There is no booking fee but a postage and packing fee applies per transaction.
Advance tickets will be available until:
Spring Air Show:
For overseas postal delivery ñ 5.00 pm on Friday 6 May
For UK postal delivery ñ 5.00 pm on Wednesday 11 May
The Duxford Air Show:
For overseas postal delivery ñ 5.00 pm on Friday 19 August
For UK postal delivery ñ 5.00 pm on Wednesday 24 August
Autumn Air Show
For overseas postal delivery ñ 5.00 pm on Monday 3 October
For UK postal delivery ñ 5.00 pm on Thursday 6 October
Please call the Box Office on 01223 499 353 should you require further assistance.
Please note that tickets for Flying Legends 2011 will be on sale in due course.