Bournemouth Air Festival

Thursday, 29th – Saturday, 31st August 2024

Organised by
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council

Brand Activation and Sponsorship
Don’t miss out! We have sponsorship packages to suit all budgets. To see what opportunities are available for 2024 please download a prospectus here

Event organisers are planning a packed programme of world-class aerobatic displays with entertainment for all ages along 1.5 miles of award-winning coastline. 

Visitors can expect fairground rides, Pier to Pier trading, fireworks, vintage displays and demonstrations from the Armed Forces. 

The landmark festival is also hoping to inspire budding engineers with an enhanced STEM Village (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) on the beach, featuring exciting demonstrations and displays from local and national companies. 




Bournemouth Air Festival App 2022 mock uo

2024 Programme

The 2024 programme is now available to pre-order and will be available late July/Early August in regional stockists.

Pre-Order your 2024 Programme

What's on

Union jack wrapped RAF typhoon plane at dusk

In the air

Once again we are planning a fantastic line up of aircraft for 2024 and will be announcing details over the coming weeks…

Close up of hospitality table at Bournemouth Air Show


Official 2024 Air Festival Hospitality offers and packages are now open for booking!

Two children sat on plane wing smiling at the camera

On land

With the Armed Forces Villages, funfair rides on the beach, entertainment in the Lower Gardens and a fantastic selection of trade stands, once again there will be so much more than planes to keep you busy at Bournemouth Air Festival.

Plan your visit

The Air Festival can be viewed from across the Bournemouth coastline. Below are some resources that you may find helpful:

Getting here

Advice on the best ways to get to the festival, wherever you're coming from.


A guide which includes locations of accessible parking, toilets and wheelchair access to the seafront.

Be a part of the biggest and best aviation event - attended by more than 9.25 million people since 2008!

Festival sponsors