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The Aviation Extravaganza that is the Air Tattoo!

The Air Tattoo returns on 16-18 July 2021 as we celebrate 50 years of Air Tattoo excellence. Join us at RAF Fairford for one of the most amazing days out.  

Find out more about what goes on around the showground below. 




On the showground is open for twelve hours (11 hours on Friday) for visitors to enjoy our attractions. You can visit the Techno Zone ®, the RAF Experience or the Vintage Village, whilst browsing a huge selection of static aircraft, shops, and other exhibits. Visitors can also be entertained with an eight and a half-hour flying display (four hours on Friday).


As always, entry for accompanied under-18s is free and car parking is included with bookings.

The Air Tattoo offers a great value for money day out for all the family.


In this section....

  • Tickets and Upgrades
    Discover our range of admission tickets, enclosure upgrades, and FRIAT membership with 2, 4 or 6 day packages
  • Showground Attractions
    From hands-on technology to vintage stalls; there is fun for everyone to experience at the Air Tattoo
  • Photo & Video Galleries
    Here you will find our video and photography archive from the current show through to previous years - relive that moment!
  • Looking Back
    Relive the memories or see what you missed. Our looking back section features aircraft and news from previous airshows  
  • Latest News
    Read the full story! Take a look at all the latest updates and announcements from the Air Tattoo in our news area

“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, Former Formula 1 Racing Driver

“Probably the most complete air show I’ve ever been to!”

Al Worden, Apollo 15 Astronaut

“This is THE best airshow!”

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut

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