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WELCOME Clacton Airshow’s official website!
Celebrating 26 years of flying!

Thursday 24th & Friday 25th August 2017
West Greensward, Clacton Seafront, CO15 1NW.

Event opening times:
11am - 8.30pm Thursday & 11am - 5pm Friday.

Entry is FREE.

For general show information: 01255 686633.

2017 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).

2017 flights TBC:


Flying regulation notice
"Restrictions of Flying Regulations have been established under Article 161 of the Air Navigation Order 2009 between 12.30 hours (local) and 17.00 hours (local) on 24th and 25th August 2017. 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 Airshow weather log on to Met Office 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:

Fisher Jones Greenwood
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
Great Oakley Airfield

And of course all the 2017 flight teams!


Trade, Sponsorship & Advertising

Exhibition/Trade packs
Click the following link to download details Trade/Exhibition or e-mail including your full contact details and business type for further details. Applications close 28th June 2017.

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 2017 event please e-mail including your full contact details and business type.
** Applications are closed for 2017**

To be considered for the 2017 event please e-mail including your full contact details and business type.

Black Jacket Events 01206 255298


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

Local coach parking details can be found at Martello Coach Park (limited spaces) is the nearest Coach Park to the event site.

2017 Park & Ride details to follow.


Dates & Times:

Thursday 24th August 2017
Friday 25th August 2017

Event opening times:
Free entry

Useful Links:

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

Find Us:

West Greensward
Clacton Seafront
CO15 1NW

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