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Bournemouth Air Festival 2017

One of the best annual events in the south
See the latest aircraft, jets and world war two favourites

Bournemouth Air Festival 2017!

Commencing on the 31st August – 3rd September 2017, Bournemouth Air Festival is one of Bournemouth’s biggest attractions! We are proud to be able to play a part in hosting this extraordinary event at the Hermitage Hotel, we are in a prime location for the 4-day extravaganza of fun located a two-minute walk away from the event’s epicentre.

Each of the four days offer a new and exciting display as well as a plethora of activities on offer in Bournemouth Gardens, you will be spoilt for choice of what to do first.
At the heart of Bournemouth Air Show are the Red Arrows who will be flying every single day impressing you with their seamless routines that keep you on the edge of your seat (or sun lounger!).

Because of our fantastic location, we are able to offer guests a variety of options for lunch, dinner and snacks during the event, subscribe to our mailing list to hear about offers and packed lunch opportunities first!

Aircraft on display

DAYTIME: Red Arrows • Battle of Britain • Memorial Flight Chinook • Tutor • Hawk T2 Role Demo • Team Black Cats • Twister Duo • Spitfire • Tigers Parachute Display • Team Eurofighter Typhoon • B-17 Flying Fortress • Patrouille Reva Aerobatic • Display Team Blades Aerobatic Display • Team Sea Vixen • MiG 15 • Matadors Aerobatic • (Times & Dates will be available nearer the time)

During Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings be sure to check out NightAir which includes dusk displays of the Spitfire & Red Devils Parachute team which you do not want to miss. Ask us about our special offers for staying on Thursday & Friday and being in a fantastic location to soak it all up.

Our Picks & Air festival Advice

Don’t overlook the Thursday & Friday displays  as these are jam-packed with action and the beaches are a little quieter.

The Red Arrows & The Vulcan never fail to impress and we cannot wait.

Staying with us?

We have a special offer available if you wish to extend your stay to include Thursday & Friday call us on 01202 557363 to find out more.

To get more details on the schedule go to the official web site or Download the official PDF Flyer .


Q: Do I need tickets for the Bournemouth Air Festival?
A: Nope, it’s a free event. (Although certain NightAir shows needs ticket)

Q: What are the Festival dates?
A: The Festival runs from 10am – 10pm, Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st August 2016.

Q: When can I see the Red Arrows?
A: The Red Arrows are flying every day!

These times & all other aircraft times are subject to change