THE Red Arrows will soar above Southampton for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee festivities.

The flypast route, below, includes Southampton Docks on the day thousands are expected to gather at Mayflower Park for the Big Platinum Festival in Southampton.

According to Military Airshows the Red Arrows will be above the city on Sunday, June 5.

RAF pilots forming the display team will be travelling from Exeter to Fairford between 4.19pm and 5.15pm.

The stunning display will soar over Southampton Docks at 4.35pm for a flypast.

The route starts at Exeter (4.19pm), taking in Exmouth (4.21pm), Membury (4.24pm), Frampton (4.27pm), Rockbourne (4.32pm), Cadnam (4.33pm), Southampton Docks (4.35pm), Locks Heath (4.36pm), West Grinstead (4.41pm), Uckfield (4.44pm), Colchester (4.57pm), Stratford (5.04pm), Buckingham Palace (5.05pm), Chelsea (5.05pm), RAF Northolt (5.06pm), Compton (5.11pm) and Fairford (5.15pm).

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A flypast today features more than 70 aircraft including Apache helicopters, Typhoons and the Red Arrows as part of the first day of Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

Dozens of aircraft from the Royal Navy, the Army and Royal Air Force soared over Buckingham Palace after Trooping the Colour.

First to appear in the London skies was the Royal Navy Wildcat, Royal Navy Merlin and British Army Apache helicopters.

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