A unique partnership between the Royal Air Force and Lincolnshire County Council provides the public with a gateway to the home of the BBMF at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire. Since opening its doors in 1986, the BBMF Visitor Centre has welcomed over 300,000 people, offering them the opportunity to see the Flight’s historic aircraft at close quarters and to observe the BBMF technicians working to maintain them in airworthy condition.
The RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight hangar is located within the boundaries of RAF Coningsby and viewing the Flight’s historic aircraft at close quarters is available only by guided tour. You will be shown around the hangar by volunteer guides, many of whom have firsthand experience of the aircraft.Whilst in the hangar you will be able to observe the RAF BBMF technicians maintaining these iconic aircraft to airworthy condition.
Tours of the hangar last approximately one to one and half hours. Tickets are available through the visitor Centre upon your arrival. (Hangar tours are available from 10.30am and run throughout the day. The last tour is at 3.30pm March - October (3.00pm November - February). Admission Charges apply.