South Ayrshire Council has warned there could be traffic delays of up to 90 minutes at next week's air show.

Thousands of residents and visitors to the area are expected to attend the International Ayr Show - Festival of Flight.

The festival will lift off next Friday, September, 8 before an all-day schedule into the weekend.

The town's most used roads are expected to be very busy, with more than 100 facing either closure and/or restrictions.

And South Ayrshire Council organisers have warned it could take 60-90 minutes for traffic congestion to ease.

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A spokesperson for South Ayrshire Council said: "South Ayrshire Council is urging people to plan ahead for travel to and from, and parking at next week’s air show.

"We’re expecting thousands of people to visit Ayr for the International Ayr Show - Festival of Flight (September 8-10).

"It may take up to 60 - 90 minutes for traffic congestion to clear in the area following the Friday and Saturday events. So, wherever you’re travelling from, please make sure you plan your journey ahead.

"You can find out more and booking your parking at

"Information about temporary road measures that will be in place for the air show weekend can be found at:"