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Airmazing Experiences at Zurich Airport

Due to the COVID19 situation, all spotter sites (including their access streets) around Zurich Airport are currently closed. The ban applies to all traffic (pedestrians/cyclists/skaters).

Zurich Airport is one of the most popular excursion destinations in the canton of Zurich and offers a variety of exciting possibilities for a day at the airport.

Group at a guided tour on the apron


Please note: Due to the COVID19 situation, all tours and visitor services at Zurich Airport are currently cancelled.
Visitor Services & Events
Flughafen Zürich AG
Phone +41 43 816 21 56
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Zurich Airport – the perfect destination for your family outing

Are you planning a family outing at an exciting location for young and old alike? Then you've come to the right place at Zurich Airport.

Zurich Airport is the perfect destination for all age groups and easy to reach via public transport or by car. If arriving in your own vehicle, there are plenty of spaces in our car parks. Start your day on Observation Deck B and take part in a bus tourHire bicycles or inline skates to discover the various barbecue points around the airport. To round off the day, there are many places to enjoy an evening meal, for example the Restaurant "Air"With its aviation atmosphere, it is the ideal place to watch all the activity on the tarmac.

Swissport Tour – the path of a suitcase

Swissport Ground Services: Follow the path that the luggage takes, from sorting all the way to the aircraft.

Would you like to know what happens to your suitcase after it leaves the check-in counter? If so, this is the tour for you. The tour follows the luggage path from sorting to transportation to the aircraft itself and is accompanied by a tour guide with many years of experience and an in-depth knowledge of behind the airport scenes.

Spotter picture of Bruno Spiess

Highlights for Spotters

Spotter beginner or professional - Zurich Airport offers the right perspective for every flight.

Various spotter sites around Zurich Airport allow unique photo opportunities for each runway usage plan. A number of snack stands offer ideal refreshments, such as the "Heligrill" at "Plane Spotters' Hill" on the west side of the airport. Our Google map for spotters provides an excellent overview: type "spotter" (lower case) into our Zurich Airport app to learn about flights and aircraft registrations that are not visible in the normal flight schedule.


Our webcams broadcast live from all angles. Did you know that you could control our webcams yourself? Look around and take photos of interesting objects at Zurich Airport, directly via the webcam.

Spottertour photo of a parked airplane

Photo Tours with Airside Foto

Would you like to take photographs from exclusive locations such as runways, taxiways or on the tarmac at Zurich Airport? This is an opportunity that aviation enthusiasts have spent many years dreaming about. Now the AIRSIDE FOTO ZÜRICH association makes it a reality!

Flight Simulations at Sim Academy

Sim Academy offers almost everything that aviation fans could wish for. A unique flying experience for anyone aged 12 years or over. Experience many aspects of flying, with training and guidance provided by our professional instructors.