Duxford's first 'Best of' airshow in 2021 was listed as a Flying Day but turned out to be one of the best airshows of the year.
The RAF were represented by the Falcons, the Typhoon and the BBMF, including a long-awaited display by the Lancaster. There were also displays by the Curtiss Hawk 75 and the Hawker Nimrod.
It will be difficult to top the 2021 show but it has become a fully-fledged airshow, rather than a Flying Day, and is billed as 'Celebrating the highs of all our flying displays and aerial events from the year, in one fabulous final flying display', so expectations will be high.
More details, including a flying list, will be in the table when known.
|Aircraft will be listed here when known|
In case there are mistakes or changes, please check the show's site for the latest list.
Duxford was an airfield in the First World War and was an RAF fighter station and then an American fighter base in the second. It was the base of the first operational Spitfire squadron during WW2.
It is now home to the Imperial War Museum with aviation, tanks, military vehicles and naval exhibits as well as the Fighter Collection, The Old Flying Machine Company, The Aircraft Restoration Company, Historic Aircraft Collection, B-17 Preservation Society and others.
Duxford is in Cambridgeshire, off Junction 10 of the M11. If you are coming from the north, a signposted alternative is to leave at Junction 11 and take the A10 to Royston, then the A505. This is a much longer route designed to split the traffic up. The Post Code (for Sat Nav) is CB22 4QR but some systems will only recognise the older code CB2 4QR.
There is No Park and Ride and there are NO shuttle busses in 2021.
There are links to other route planners in the Travel Advice section.
The easiest (but not the closest) train station is Cambridge, which has a direct service from London.
Alternatives are Royston and Whittlesford Parkway, which is the closest to the show. There is No Park and Ride and there are NO shuttle busses in 2021.
It is best to book as far as possible in advance. This is not only because nearby hotels and guest houses tend get booked up well before the date of an airshow but also because prices can be better when you book early online.
There are plenty of booking agencies. We find that many of the well known ones are better at finding hotels from international or larger UK chains and may suggest hotels in main towns or cities quite a distance from the show site.
There are three Premier Inn hotels in Cambridge and another four within about 20 miles of the show.
Click any of the blue names to go to the corresponding web site. The links already have the location built in, but please check, and change as necessary, the dates, number of rooms and number of guests.
A full 7 day Duxford weather forecast from the UK Met Office
The Met Office 7-day forecast includes actual and "feels like" temperatures, the likelihood of rain, wind speed, wind direction, wind gusts and visibility: the latter can have an impact on the viability of displays.
The BBC's 14-day forecast has overall conditions including and hourly estimate of temperature, wind direction, wind speed and UV range.
Click the blue-text link to go to the forecast. The location is already built into the links.