Are you looking for a fun and exhilarating day out with the kids? Do you have a limited budget to entertain the family for the entire day? Or do you simply have a love of aviation and air shows?
Look no further than the Southport Air Show, the number one family day out in the North West. Young or old, you are guaranteed to fall in love with the aviation world.
At the start of the day you can see aircraft landing on the beach on the purpose built runway, a spectacle unique to Southport Air Show. Get up close to them and the micro lights as they park on the beach for the show.
Provisional Participating aircraft at Southport Airshow 2015:
The Southport Airshow
19-20 September 2015
Provisional Participation Details
Red Arrows (F)
RAF Typhoon (F)
RAF Tutor (F)
RAF Chinook (F)
RAF Hawk T2 Role Demo - 2x Hawk T2 (F)
RN Black Cats - Wildcat x2 (F)
Sea King SAR (F)
Army Historic Aircraft Flight (F)
Tigers Freefall Team (F)
Vulcan (Saturday) (F)
Jet Provost (F)
Hawker Hunter (F)
P-51 & Hunter (F)
P-51 Mustang (F)
Spitfire XIX (Rolls Royce) - Sat only (F)
Hurricane & Spitfire (F)
The Blades (F)
Xtreme XA41 (F)
Breitling Wingwalker Solo (F)
The show opens at 9am, with light aircraft and microlights landing on the beach.
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.