The Southport Air Show on the seafront is one of the largest aviation events in the North West.
The Southport Air Show opens at 9am with a range of activities on the ground from 9:00, including attractions such as static aircraft, bungee trampolines, assault courses, water walkers and much more.
From 10am you can witness light aircraft landing on the beach, as the only Air Show in the UK that has this, it is a unique sight not to be missed.
The flying programme starts from midday and in the past the Red Arrows have impressed the audience with their patriotic displays and aerobatics. The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight is also a firm favourite with the audience, commemorating World War II with their display.
Attracting over 80,000 visitors over the two days with a packed flying programme and activities on the beach, this family event is not to be missed!
The flying programme will be announced closer to the event. Tickets are now on sale.
Provisional Participating aircraft at Southport Airshow 2014:
The Southport Airshow
20-21 September 2014
Provisional Participation Details
Red Arrows - Saturday 14.00/Sunday 12.00 (F)
RAF Typhoon (F)
BBMF Lancaster, Hurricane, Spitfire (F)
RAF Tutor (F)
RAF Tucano (F)
RN Black Cats - Lynx solo (F)
RN Merlin HM2 (F)
Sea King SAR Demo (F)
AAC Lynx AH7 (F)
Huey helicopter (F)
Spitfire XIX - Rolls Royce (F)
Hurricane - Hangar 11 (F)
Mustang - Ferocious Frankie (F)
The Blades (F)
Xtreme XA41 (F)
Great War Display Team with explosions and actors on the beach (F)
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's Lancaster & BBMF Lancaster (Sat & Sun 20th-21st) (F)
Jet Provost (F)
Vulcan XH558 (F) (Sat 20th)
Canberra - Midair Squadron (F) (Sun 21st)
This is an extremely busy event and normal travelling times do not apply. Roads and motorways into Southport become extremely congested and delays are to be expected. Where possible travel by public transport and arrive as close to 9am as possible.
From the South, take the M6 to exit 26; the M58 will take you to Ormskirk and then take the A570 to Southport.
From the North, follow the A59 from Preston (exit 31 from the M6) and then follow the signs to Southport and the Southport Air Show.
Parking is charged at £6 per car and cannot be booked in advance.
By Rail: Regular services to Southport operate throughout the year. A fast and frequent rail service runs between Liverpool City Centre and Southport. Rail connections to Southport from Scotland, the North, and the rest of the country are available via Manchester and Wigan stations.