Provisional Participating aircraft at Southport Airshow 2013:
The Southport Airshow
14-15 September 2013
Provisional Participation Details
NEWS FLASH: Due to severe weather conditions forecast on Sunday and Monday (September 15/16), the Sunday of this weekend's Southport Air Show has been cancelled. Saturday's show will still go ahead as planned with the Red Arrows opening the flying schedule at 1pm. Please read the press release attached. Saturday 14th September will go ahead as planned.
THIS IS AN EXTREMELY BUSY EVENT AND NORMAL TRAVELLING TIMES WILL NOT SUFFICE, WE ADVISE YOU TO ARRIVE AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE.
The Air Show village attractions on site will be open from 9:00 plus you can watch light aircraft and microlights landing on the beach right before your eyes from 10.30. Once you are onsite and have your wristband you can leave and have a wander around Southport, with a nearby cinema, bowling and kids soft play there is plenty to keep you entertained. There is something for the entire family and tickets are only £7 if booked in advance with children under 5 FREE!
Car parking is £6 per car and cannot be pre booked.
All tickets purchased after the advance cut off will be £9, and tickets on the gate will be £9. Tickets are for entry only and do not include a seat.
Red Arrows - Saturday (F)
RAF Typhoon FGR4 (F)
RAF Tucano T1 (F)
RAF Sea King SAR Demo (F)
BBMF Lancaster, Hurricane, Spitfire (F)
Black Cats Lynx HMA8 helicopter(F)
RN Merlin (F)
RNHF Swordfish (F)
AAC Lynx AH7 helicopter (F)
The Blades aerobatic display team (F)
Callidus Autogyro (F)
Xtreme Air XA41 Gerald Cooper (F)
F-86 Sabre (F)
Vulcan - Sunday (F)
Hunter Miss Demeanour (F)
BAC 167 Strikemaster mk87 (F)
Spitfire PR.XI (F)
Southport Air Show 2013 schedule:
Saturday 14th September:
10:30 - Models & Light Aircraft - Approx 60 Minutes
13:00 - Red Arrows
13:27 - Callidus Autogyro
13:37 - Hanger 11 Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk XI
13:54 - Royal Navy Historic Flight Fairey Swordfish
14:02 - Royal Navy Black Cats 1x Westland Lynx HMA8 Solo Display
14:12 - RV8Tors - 2x Vans RV8
14:24 - BAC 167 Strikemaster mk87
14:34 - Royal Air Force Sea King HU5 SAR Demo
14:51 - Royal Air Force Shorts Tucano T1
15:01 - The Blades - 4x Extra 300
15:18 - North American F-86a Sabre
15:28 - Gerald Cooper Xtreme Air XA41
15:38 - Army Air Corps Westland Lynx AH7
15:48 - Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4
16:00 - Battle of Britain Memorial Flight - Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane
16:38 - Royal Navy Merlin Mk1
16:50 - Heritage Aviation - Hawker Hunter F.4/F.58 "Miss Demeanour"
Sunday 15th September:
10:30 - Various Models & Light Aircraft - Approx 90 Minutes
12:15 - Battle of Britain Memorial Flight - Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane
12:38 - BAC 167 Strikemaster mk87
12:48 - RV8Tors - 2x Vans RV8
13:00 - Hanger 11 Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk XI
13:12 - The Blades - 4x Extra 300
13:29 - Royal Navy Historic Flight Fairey Swordfish
13:34 - Royal Navy Historic Flight Fairey Swordfish
13:42 - Royal Navy Black Cats 1x Westland Lynx HMA8
13:52 - Heritage Aviation - Hawker Hunter F.4/F.58 "Miss Demeanour" & F-86 Sabre
13:57 - North American F-86a Sabre
14:06 - Heritage Aviation - Hawker Hunter F.4/F.58 "Miss Demeanour"
14:18 - Royal Navy Merlin Mk1
14:30 - Royal Air Force Shorts Tucano T1
14:40 - Gerald Cooper Xtreme Air XA41
14:50 - Royal Air Force Sea King HU5 SAR Demo
15:07 - Scottish Aviation Bulldog T1
15:17 - Army Air Corps Westland Lynx AH7
15:27 - Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4
15:39 - Callidus Autogyro
15:49 - Avro Vulcan B2 "XH558"
The Air Show is an extremely busy event and customers need to allow plenty of time for their journey to arrive in time for the first display, the show opens at 9am with the first display at approximately 12.00pm.
Travelling By Road:
From the South and East of England follow the M6 to exit 26; the M58 will take you to Ormskirk and then take the A570 to Southport.
From the North of England, follow the A59 from Preston (exit 31 from the M6) and then follow the signs to Southport.
When you arrive at the outskirts of Southport, please follow the Air Show AA signs which will direct you to the nearest car park. Customers are advised to follow this signage rather than use satellite navigation systems, as some roads will be closed or restricted during the event.