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Farnborough Air Show 2024 – All You Need To Know

Last Updated: May 9, 2024By Categories: Chauffeur

The Farnborough Air Show is one of the most prestigious events on the calendar, with aviation enthusiasts flocking from all around the globe to see the displays on offer. Taking place every two years at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, it’s a great chance to extend your knowledge of the industry, meet like-minded individuals for networking opportunities and enjoy some of the breathtaking routines on offer. With flying occurring on all five days, as well as static aircraft displays, booths and stands in the indoor exhibition halls, there’s plenty to see and do. In this article we take a look at all you need to know about the Farnborough Air Show and how to make the most of your time there.

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Where and when does the Farnborough Air Show 2024 take place?

The Farnborough Air Show 2024 takes place in the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre July 22 – July 26th. Taking place biennially, you want to make the most of the show as it won’t be back again for another two years. 

How do I get to the Farnborough Air Show 2024?

The Farnborough Air Show is located adjacent to Farnborough Airport and, as such, is well-connected when looking to get there. Accessible via road, rail and (of course) air, we recommend sorting your travel arrangements as soon as possible. Here at UKChauffer Force we’re on hand to provide you with an unrivalled level of comfort and a five-star service when you book our luxury car service. Our punctuality and top-level reliability mean not only will you get there on time, but you will do so feeling refreshed and relaxed. Being such a popular event, public transport will be busy and that last thing you want is to be squashed on a train or stuck driving on busy roads. We’ll take all the stress away and get you there in style.

What can you expect at the Farnborough Air Show?

The air show is known for showcasing the latest innovations in aerospace technology and features a range of exhibitions, aircraft displays, events, networking opportunities and educational programs. It’s the ideal event when looking to explore business opportunities, create connections and share your passion for aviation with other like-minded individuals. 

There are six leading features for the air show in 2024, including:

Space Zone 

The Space Zone is a networking spot designed to allow exhibitors and visitors the chance to meet with the global space community. A new (and highly popular) part of the show in 2022, the 2024 zone draws on this success and will include a packed schedule of speakers and key figures from the industry. If you’re looking to find out more about the space industry, to find out potential career pathways for young pioneers or to just improve your knowledge, this is the spot to be. It also paves way for the 2025 Farnborough International Space Show so be sure to keep an eye out for information on this too! 

Flying & Static Display

As well as opportunities to network and learn more about the industry, Farnborough Air Show gives you the chance to watch some incredible displays both inside and outside. Taking place on each afternoon of the show, you can see a range of aircraft in action, from commercial to military planes, each putting on a memorable display. You also have the chance to get up close and personal with several aircraft with the Farnborough Aerodrome displaying a number of aircraft. The 2022 show featured over 41 different models in the flying display and 55 in the static one, so you can expect 2024 to be just as good if not even more impressive! 

FINN Sessions

Taking place in their dedicated theatre space, FINN sessions is a schedule of thought-leading sessions with a carefully selected panel of experts from the industry. You can expect a range of topics to be covered, from sustainability and innovation to the future workforce in aviation. Be sure to check out the schedule ahead of time and plan your slot to avoid any disappointment!


FINN Live is the official Event TV at the air show and provides all the latest news and innovations right from the thick of it. There will be a mixture of interviews, features and daily wraps and promises FIA2024 will be even more impressive, bigger and better than ever before. 

Airline Leaders Summit

The airline leaders summit is an invite-only event whereby select participants will gather for a session from senior aviation personnel. The 2022 show featured Sir Tim Clark, President of Emirates Airline and Willie Walsh, Director General of IATA, with representatives from 38 companies also in attendance.

Pioneers Of Tomorrow

Aimed at the younger audience, Pioneers of Tomorrow is a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) showcase designed to inspire students, apprentices, graduates and young professionals who might be considering a career in aerospace. Taking place on Friday 26th of July you can expect a flying display, speakers, careers workshops, hands-on activities  and more.

Tips to make the most of your experience at Farnborough air show 2024:

When heading to Farnborough air show 2024, you want to make the most of your experience. To do so, we recommend:

Book as far in advance as you can

Tickets for Farnborough air show won’t be around for long so you want to book them as far in advance as possible. Being such a popular event, if you leave it until the last minute, there’s a chance you might not be able to attend. You can purchase your tickets here: 

Book accommodation ahead of time

As well as tickets potentially selling out, you want to book accommodation with plenty of time to spare. Not only will hotels become sold out the nearer you get, but prices are likely to ramp up. Check out price comparison sites to find the best deals and see if they offer a discount for block bookings if you’re booking for clients or colleagues at the same time.

Plan your schedule 

With so much going on, you don’t want to miss anything you’re looking to attend. To avoid this from happening, plan what you’re going to do prior to your visit. Take a look at the speakers and their topics, pencilling in a rough timetable so you know where you need to be to not miss anything important. 

Book a chauffeur 

Travel to Farnborough Air Show with UK Chauffeur Force for a truly luxurious and hassle-free experience. We’re here to pick you up from your hotel, airport or home and can drop you back, promising style and comfort every step of the way. Being such a sought-after event, you don’t want to battle the throngs of crowds on public transport or have to navigate the traffic yourself. Instead, we can help you make the most of your travel time with fresh bottled water, complimentary Wifi and charging points that enable you to catch up on emails or work on the go. 

To find out more about Farnborough Air Show 2024, check out the link here. Get in touch with us today to book your luxury chauffeur service and get there on time and in style and comfort.