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Lightning Pavilion

The organisers of the Royal International Air Tattoo invite you to experience the world's greatest airshow from centre stage, in the luxurious and stylish surroundings of the Lightning Pavilion.

As well as 5-star hospitality throughout the day, Lightning Pavilion guests will have their own private garden, just 100 metres from the runway, with the best seats in the house to watch the awe-inspiring flying display.

The Lightning Pavilion is perfect for discerning customers who enjoy the finer things in life. Suitable for both business and social groups, tables seating between 2 - 12 can be purchased.

The Lightning Pavilion includes:

  • Air Tattoo admission
  • Access to 'fast track' VIP traffic route
  • On-airfield VIP car parking
  • Private pavilion within the centrally located VIP complex
  • Private garden*
  • Crowdline location
  • Dedicated hosts
  • Morning coffee
  • Champagne reception
  • Four course lunch with wine
  • Traditional afternoon tea
  • Fully inclusive bar throughout the day
  • Complimentary Souvenir Programme
*Please be aware that the grass length in the enclosure may be longer than experienced in previous years (at least 7 inches). The reasoning behind this is due to the need to improve the effectiveness of our bird deterrence and in-turn reduce the chances of bird-strikes. Short grass is attractive to birds so the adoption of a long-grass regime is a very effective airfield bird deterrent. It spoils their habitat by restricting their vision at ground level, thus reducing their security, and also by considerably restricting their access to food sources in the soil.

Lightning Pavilion (the price below includes the cost of your admission ticket)
Friday 14 July £438
Saturday 15 July* SOLD OUT
Sunday 16 July £516
Children under 12 years old are not permitted in the Lightning Pavilion however they are very welcome in our First Class Lounge

To book 2017 Lightning Pavilion for Friday 14 or Sunday 16 please call Sandra Keen on +44 (0)1285 713300 ext 5339 or email moc/etcfar//neek/ardnas or click HERE.

To compare the Lightning Pavilion with our other enclosures, please click here.

“It was an epic spectacle, as magical as anything you've ever seen in the West End, and as loud as anything you've ever heard at Knebworth.”

Jeremy Clarkson, Television Presenter

“All the thrills, excitement and noise of a Grand Prix, but in the air!”

Jenson Button, Formula 1 Racing Driver

“This is the best airshow!”

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut

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