Shropshire Star

Red Arrows flight path and times over Shropshire as planes perform displays at RAF events

Despite having their appearance at Shrewsbury Flower Festival cancelled, the Red Arrows have still appeared in the skies over Shropshire.

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The Red Arrows

The iconic red planes flew across the county on Thursday morning heading north after their display at Falmouth Week in Cornwall on Wednesday evening.

The Red Arrows were not flying in formation as they flew over Shropshire, including Shrewsbury, as the headed to the first of two RAF Family Days.

This afternoon the planes are due to perform a display early this afternoon. A few hours later they will fly on to RAF Valley on Anglesey for another show later this evening before returning to their base in Lincolnshire.

This is where you can see today's display around RAF Shawbury:

Shawbury - 12.55pm

Vicinity of Shotaton - 12.56pm

Vicinity of Baschurch - 12.57pm

Shawbury - 1pm

Vicinity of Bolas Heath - 1.23pm

Shawbury - 1.25pm

Lateron the plans will fly north from Shawbury towards North Wales:

Shawbury - 4.09pm

North of Baschurch - 4.11pm

Vicinity of Eardon - 4.13pm

North East of Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd - 4.16pm

West on Henllan - 4.18pm

South West of Glasfryn - 4.20pm

South of Betws Y Coed - 4.21pm

Tonight the Red Arrows will then fly back to their base in Lincolnshire, taking them just north of Shropshire:

Vicinity of Ruthin - 7.12pm

Vicinty of Crew - 7.17pm

That route will take them over northern parts of Wrexham and a few miles north of Whitchurch.

*Times and routes according to

The display team was due to soar through the sky above the Flower Show at Shrewsbury Quarry on Friday at 3.30pm.

However, their visit has been cancelled due to other commitments.

A spokesman for the show said: "Sadly they’re unable to fly past now. It’s down to their commitments, not the show cancelling them."