Tickets are flying for the new Scampton Airshow!
Published: 11 Apr 2017 updated: 03 May 2017
Visitors will be coming from far and wide on September 9 and 10 to witness the aerial spectacular at RAF Scampton, which will see renowned RAF aerobatic team the Red Arrows performing their trademark combination of close formation and precision flying on home turf.
Those looking to attend Lincolnshire's newest airshow are being encouraged to secure their tickets early to avoid disappointment.
Alison Price of Scampton Airshow said: "The 2017 Scampton Airshow is already a soaring success with tickets selling fast! Airshow enclosures, which all include free on-airfield parking, are proving to be particularly popular, with 80% of Saturday tickets for the Flightline Grandstand and 75% of Lincolnshire Garden tickets already sold out. The Dambusters Enclosure tickets have also been popular, with over 50% already sold."
An airshow map is now available showing the crowdline enclosures and other airfield attraction- http://scamptonairshow.com/airshow/visiting/airshow-map
The rush of ticket sales follows the announcement of the RAF's participation in the inaugural Scampton Airshow. Visitors will witness an impressive five-hour flying display, featuring flights from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight with the legendary Lancaster bomber and four iconic Spitfires, the RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team, the show-stopping Typhoon and, of course, the legendary Red Arrows.
Alison added: "The response to the airshow has been phenomenal so if you are still looking to attend the airshow, particularly in one of the enclosures, then we suggest you get your ticket soon!"
Standard admission tickets are priced at £39 and can only be purchased in advance online or over the phone. Ticket holders can upgrade to an enclosure from just £20. Under 16s are free to attend with a ticket holding adult.
Visitors looking to take a step back from the driving seat can kick back and relax as organisers have joined forces with local company, PC Coaches, to launch a combined bus and airshow admission ticket. The dedicated coach service will run from Lincoln Central straight to RAF Scampton.
Promising two fun-filled family days out, this September's airshow, staged in support of the RAF Charitable Trust, will also feature exciting flying displays from international participants, including the Belgian F-16 Fighting Falcon, as well as a host of entertainment on the ground from a nostalgic Vintage Village through to interactive and engaging STEM exhibits in the Techno Zone.
All tickets, including enclosures and the combined bus and admission tickets, are available now from the Scampton Airshow website at www.scamptonairshow.com or by calling 01522 396600.