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Southport Air Show sees the return of the iconic Red Arrows

Later this year, the iconic Red Arrows will make their first complete appearance at the Southport Air Show in seven years, thundering through the sky above Southport!

Sefton Council confirmed the Red Arrows, Typhoon, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and more will be on display at the 2022 Southport Air Show in what is being dubbed a landmark year in the event’s illustrious history.

Thousands of aviation enthusiasts and visitors will flock to Southport for the famed Air Show, which takes place on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th July, and tickets are already selling out.

The Red Arrows display team will perform at this years Air Show for the first time in seven years on both days, and for the first time in four years that they have made an appearence altogether.

The jaw-dropping RAF Typhoon and inspirational Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will also be returning to Southport’s magnificent beachfront.

Sefton Council’s Labour Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Skills, Cllr Marion Atkinson, said:

“2022 is truly an iconic year for the Southport Air Show with the Red Arrows appearance to help us celebrate our triumphant return to hosting huge events in the borough.

“People from all over the UK and Europe make the trip to Southport Air Show, such is its illustrious place in the aviation world and we know from ticket sales already that we can expect huge crowds this July.

“We know how much of a major attraction the Red Arrows can have and we are delighted to have them perform over both days. This announcement will mean ticket sales will skyrocket and I’d urge everyone to ensure they snap up a ticket quickly before they are sold out!”

This year for the first time, general admission for under 16 years is free while early bird general admission prices for adults are on sale for just £8 and £7 at the group rate.

Also new for 2022 are exclusive tickets for the Pier Viewing area where visitors can watch the show from the best seats in the house. Pier Viewing early bird tickets cost £18 for adults and £9 for children (5-15s).

To book tickets, click here.

Sefton Council will reveal full line-ups for both days of the Southport Air Show in the coming weeks.

READ MORE: Southport Air Show to return for 2022

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