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What's On at the Runway Visitor Park?

Family Friendly

We have a diverse range of activities for families looking for some weekend fun, with an outdoor play area, trampolines and bouncy castle (Seasonal), a miniature railway (Seasonal), treasure hunt and, Live Commentary.

We also have a Café, where we offer a range of grab-and-go options and Brunch offer. More details here.

Junior Flyers Academy

Children taking part in this session will have the opportunity to board our Concorde and sit in the luxurious seats where celebrities and Royalty alike used to sit.

Take part in some dress role play such as pilot or air traffic controller, whilst learning about the different job roles that help ensure that Manchester Airport runs smoothly 365 days of the year. You may even have the chance to see some of these jobs in action outside on the Runway.

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Concorde Tours

We're thrilled to offer Concorde tours on both weekends and weekdays. We have spent the last few months recommencing our tour schedule and we're pleased that our Concorde Classic, Technical and Platinum tours are now available on selected weekdays throughout September, October and onwards!

Concorde Classic tour- Lasts 1 hour, includes 30 minutes in the cabin and a visit to the flight-deck. Free parking included. £15pp

Concorde Technical tour- With extended time in the flight deck, this tour provides a great opportunity for you to marvel at Concorde’s unique aviation engineering in expanded detail. £25pp- Free parking

Concorde Platinum tour- Concorde experience. This tour includes a full tour of the cabin, as well as walking under the wings of the flagship G-BOAC Concorde, whilst you enjoy a celebratory glass of champagne or Orange Juice. Finish this experience by watching the famous nose droop.

Face masks are mandatory on all tours.

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Retired Aircrafts

The RVP's Volunteer Engineering Team will be working on our retired aircraft on Saturday's during the summer. The team are happy to answer any questions you may have on the aircraft or aircraft engineering in general. 

Aircraft Movements

Every weekend, the park's aircraft commentary system will be live from 11am. This includes information about planes landing and taking off, facts about the airport as well as quiz questions for the little ones.

The RVP Facebook page is the best place to keep in touch with news about special aircraft movements, including the Virgin 747 retirement flights. We also post daily on aircraft movements to expect. The link to the page is - www.facebook.com/runwayvisitorpark

Event Days

Throughout the year there will be a range of outdoor events. Details of upcoming events will be posted here.

 

 

School Tours

Looking for somewhere different to bring your class or out of school group?

The Education Team here at the Runway Visitor Park offer a variety of tours suited to different age groups and abilities, our visitors taking part in our education tours have the opportunity to board real aircraft, whilst learning about the different job roles that help ensure the airport runs smoothly. Not to forget everyone’s favourite part - hopping into the pilot’s seat.

Runway Visitor Park has breath-taking views across both runways, so you can watch the awesome A380 land into Manchester, or spot the private jets as they taxi for take-off!

Check out our website for more information

or give the team a call on 0161 489 3932 to book!