Airbourne: Eastbourne International Airshow

16 - 19 August 2018
Eastbourne Seafront - FREE Entry

Red Arrows arrive at Eastbourne Airbourne

Tourism Event of the Year 2015/16 at the Beautiful South Awards, Highly Commended in the 2016 VisitEngland Award and voted the UK's Best FREE Airshow by Airscene! Airbourne celebrates 26 years of airshow excellence in 2018.

Attracting huge crowds, Eastbourne's International Airshow boasts a 2 mile flying display line along Eastbourne seafront and regularly features the very best in military and civilian aviation display teams including the Red Arrows, Typhoon and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, plus many more.

Ground displays open 10am - 6pm daily, with flying from lunchtime until approx. 5pm.

View the 2017 Flying Line-up

Red 2 Wows Home Crowd

Packed Beaches at 25th Eastbourne Airshow

Red Arrows arrival over Eastbourne - Copyright Matt Kuchta

Packed crowds lined Eastbourne seafront over the 25th year of Airbourne to welcome local hero Red 2’s first ever home display with the Red Arrows.

Eastbourne’s Flt Lt Toby Keeley performed to huge crowds and packed beaches with the team on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as family and friends watched on in delight. Cockpit recordings released for the first time, also showed rolling routine footage from a Red Arrow cockpit, over Eastbourne on Friday.

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Video Highlights 

IN THE AIR

The Blades over Eastbourne

Featuring some of the best RAF and international flying display teams!

ON THE GROUND

Royal Armoured Corps Household Cavalry at Airbourne 2015, photo by Graham Huntley
Military exhibitions, simulators, shopping and more...

IN THE EVENING

The Fireflies evening display at Eastbourne Airbourne - Photo Matt Kuchta
Film screenings after flying, plus evening event with fireworks!

Highlights of Day 4 at Airbourne 2017!