The Royal Navy International Air Day is calling for coach operators and group travel companies to offer its new groups package to GTOs.

RNAS Yeovilton

The event, the Royal Navy’s only air show, will take place on 13th July 2019 at Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton in Somerset, with planning already well underway.

RNAS Yeovilton expects 40,000 visitors inside its gates for the event next year to enjoy watching flying displays, meeting Armed Forces personnel and viewing specialist equipment.

There will also be an array of educational ground attractions, from interactive service displays to engineering fairs and state-of-the-art defence technology exhibitions.

As well as this, visitors will enjoy trade stalls, arena displays, helicopter pleasure flights, simulators and fairground rides.

Coach operators and group travel

The event is offering a package to coach operators and group travel companies running excursions to the Air Day for a minimum of 12 people. 

Within these packages will be discounted ticket rates for groups, free parking, and a free driver entry ticket.

Organisations or group travel organisers interested in this package can email for more details.

About RNAS Yeovilton

RNAS Yeovilton, also known as HMS Heron, is one of the Navy’s two principal air stations, and one of the busiest military airfields in the UK. 

The base is located near Yeovil in Somerset and covers around 1,400 acres at the main Air Station at Yeovilton and an additional 800 acres at the Merryfield satellite airfield near Ilminster. 

With more than 70 aircraft operating in front-line Squadrons and training units, it supports the Lynx Wildcat Maritime Force, the Commando Helicopter Force and 1 Regiment Army Air Corps operating the battlefield reconnaissance version of the Wildcat. 

It is also home to the famous vintage aircraft of the Royal Navy Historic Flight.

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