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WELCOME Clacton Airshow’s official website!
2018 see's us celebrate 27 years of flying!

Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th August 2018
West Greensward, Clacton Seafront, CO15 1NW.

Event opening times:
11am - 5pm Thursday & 11am - 5pm Friday.

Entry is FREE.

For general show information: 01255 686633.

2018 will once again see our award winning seafronts and west greensward be transformed over two days into a fun filled display/event site and flight viewing area.  The event site will welcome in the region of 250,000 visitors wowing the crowds with Impressive aerobatic displays whilst a whole host of exhibition stands, food court and on-site entertainment are available at ground level.

Flight Overview

Press releases Click the link at the bottom of the page, or visit our Twitter (@ClactonAirshow) and Facebook page (TheSunshineCoastOfficial). Flights will be officially announced by us in the lead up to the event on a regular basis.

2017 flights:
RAF Red Arrows
Tigers Parachute Display Team
Team Raven
Vampire Display Team
OTTO the helicopter
Twister Aerobatic Team
Gerald Cooper
RAF Tutor
MiG - 15
Hawker Hurricane
P-51 Mustang

Flying regulation notice
"Restrictions of Flying Regulations have been established under Article 239 of the Air Navigation Order 2016 between 12.30 hours (local) and 21.00 hours (local) on 23th and 12.30 hours (local) and 17.00 24th August 2018. As such no Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems shall be flown at this location (or other location description) without the permission of the Clacton Airshow Flying Display Director.”

For local weather log on to BBC Weather.

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Airshow Merchandise


Look out for the "ground crew" wearing orange t-shirts and selling programmes and glow items over the two days.


Tendring District Council would like to thank all of the 2017 event sponsors & supporters:

Blue Flame
Clacton Factory Outlet

Fisher Jones Greenwood
Kirkman and Jourdain Ltd
Rose Builders Ltd

With thanks to our Media Sponsors:
BBC Essex Radio Airshow.
Newsquest Essex Show Programme.

Tendring District Council would also like to thank the following who have supported the Council in staging this years event:

TSA Consulting-Air Display Team
Tendring District Council Services
Essex Police
East of England Ambulance Service
Abellio Greater Anglia
Essex Police Marine Unit
Essex County Fire & Rescue
Maritime & Coastguard Agency
Rotary Club of Clacton-on-Sea
Lifehouse Spa & Hotel
Stage Security
St John Ambulance
Talisman Coach Lines
Leisure Hire Marquees Ltd
Plush Mobile Toilets
MRL Productions
Clacton Pier
Clacton Aero Club
GCS Alarms
CES Essex Ltd
Allscapes & Fencing Ltd
Black Jacket Events
Signs Made Easy

And of course all the 2017 flight teams!


Trade, Sponsorship & Advertising

Exhibition/Trade packs
To be considered for the 2018 event please e-mail including your full contact details and business type.

A designated charity area located in Clacton's Town Square is overseen by Community Voluntary Services Tendring contact them directly on: 01255 425692

Please note that catering, ice cream, sweets, entertainment and games of chance concessions are by tender process only. To be considered for the 2018 event please e-mail including your full contact details and business type.

To be considered for the 2018 event please e-mail including your full contact details and business type.

2018 details TBC.


For more information on advertising in the 2017 official programme e-mail: the Events Team for further details.

Visitor Info

District information, events & accommodation log on to:

For information of how to get here visit our information page:
How to get here

Visit us on our official Facebook page:
Clacton Airshow Facebook


Parking & Park & Ride Service

Park & ride service:
2018 detail TBC.

Main event car park:
2018 details TBC.

Local car parks and coach parking:
A list of local Tending District Council run car parks, Blue Badge information and coach parking details can be found at Martello Coach Park (limited spaces) is the nearest Coach Park to the event site.

Please check closing times when parking in these car parks!

Dates & Times:

Thursday23rd August 2018
Friday 24th August 2018

Free entry

Useful Links:

Trade Stands
Essex Sunshine Coast
Tendring District Council
Press Release
Contact Us

Find Us:

West Greensward
Clacton Seafront
CO15 1NW

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