Plan your visit

Want the perfect day out? To get the most out of your visit and to ensure you have a safe event, please take a few minutes to look at our hints and tips, travel information, general safety advice and more.

Key timings

  • 08:00 - Car parks open
  • 09:00 - Gates open 
  • 09:00 - Exhibition/Trade Fair opens
  • 09:30 - 10:30 - Aircraft late arrivals
  • TBC - Arena Displays
  • 11:00 - 12:30 - Morning flying display
  • 13:00 - 16:30 - Afternoon flying display 
  • 17:00 - Airfield closes 


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Make it a long weekend

  • Caravan & Motorhomes - Bring your caravan or motorhome for the weekend. Our temporary site is ideally situated within a short walk of the entrance.
  • Arrivals Day – This is your chance to view some of the aircraft that will be taking part in the flying and static displays arriving on Friday 10th July at RNAS Yeovilton in preparation for the Air Day.
  • Fleet Air Arm Museum - Visit Europe’s largest naval aviation collection and take a unique look at the Royal Navy’s proud aviation heritage. There is 50% discount on individual admission for Air Day ticket holders.
  • Tourist Information Centre - Stunning views, countryside, sandy beaches, strawberries, Cheddar cheese and cider all come to mind when thinking of Somerset! Contact our award-winning local tourist information centre and arrange your perfect trip. Call 01935 829333 or visit their website.

Getting here

Whether you are travelling by car, coach, train or plane find out all the information you need to get to the Air Day.

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Hints and tips

To stay safe and secure

  • Don't lose your child - use the ‘reunite’ wristbands available at the show.
  • Pre-arrange a meeting point at the show in case you get separated from your group.
  • Litter is a serious hazard to aircraft - please use the bins provided.
  • Security personnel put your safety first - please follow any directions they give.
  • Report any suspicious activity to any uniformed personnel.
  • Pets are strictly not permitted onto the airfield or car parks.
  • Travel fit - please ensure you are well enough following illness or injury before travelling.
  • Bring your medication – ensure you have enough for the day and return trip.
  • Listen out for any commentator’s announcements.
  • Allow enough time for traffic delays to and from the event.