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Address: Shannon, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 061 363687
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Atlantic AirVenture is an Aviation Education and Flight Simulation Centre...
Atlantic AirVenture is an Aviation Education and Flight Simulation Centre located 3 miles from Shannon Airport.The Centre runs a range of activities and events for budding aviators,ACE Camp runs for June and July and is an ideal introduction to aviation for ages 8-12.The Flight Simulation Centre offers a range of Flight Simulators available on a pre booked basis. Of special interest to those with a passion for the 'heavies' is our B737NG Fixed Base Simulator, this is of the type used to train real pilots. So if you would like to see Ireland with a birds eye view, while in Command of a Jet Airliner, Atlantic AirVenture is not to be missed!
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A must for aviation enthusiasts and kids of all ages

I got my boyfriend a voucher for a go on the 737 simulator for his birthday. After booking online, I got a very promt, professional and friendly email from Jane at Atlantic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I got my boyfriend a voucher for a go on the 737 simulator for his birthday. After booking online, I got a very promt, professional and friendly email from Jane at Atlantic AirVenture, which set the tone for the service we got at every stage. I have no knowledge of aviation or engineering but I found our visit really interesting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I had an hour booked in the simulator and was really looking fiat's to it. The briefing beforehand was fairly straightforward but there was so much to remember. It didn't matter however as when i got to the simulator the pilot in charge was very clear in his instructions. I couldn't believe how realistic the simulator felt. It is a... More 

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County Tipperary, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I got an hour on the simulator as a present from my wife, and all I can say is WOW. You start off with a briefing on what's what on the plane which is excellent and then into the cockpit. I must say the experience of sitting in the cockpit really does make you feel like you are actually flying.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Because the simulator was unavailable due to the air show, the "tour" was over in 10mins. Not a lot of value for the €6 entrance fee. maybe in time with a few more exhibits e.t.c.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If I am honest, Probably the best 45 minutes this YEAR! Child hood dream come true! Worst thing about this experience is that it was WAY too short! I literally would have stayed here all day. Comes very very very very highly recommended. One thing is for sure and make no mistake...... I WILL BE BACK. The lady opened up... More 

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Limerick
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I booked a session in the simulator for my husband as a surprise present for Father's Day at Atlantic Airventure and all I can say is that it was the one of the best days out we've had in quite a while. The passion of the guides and pilots really shines through and makes for a truly memorable experience. While... More 

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Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Had a great day, did co pilot for my friend we both pilots of light aircraft will be back to do more Very friendly Great assortment of planes to see in museum

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Galway Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My husband and I visited last week... I'm not a huge aviation fan however I came out saying briliant.. The information and stories were amazing and straight away we felt we were party off them... On the day we visited we joined a birthday party off young guys.. however our guide catered for both age groups in a very professional... More 

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ennis=ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This was a great way to spend an afternoon after Christmas. We tried to simulate flying a stunt plane, and then got the opportunity to do the simulated landing of a Boeing 747. The visit was thrill filled and fun- a great way to spend an afternoon. Top marks to the organisers, they are soooo friendly, helpful, professional from the... More 

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Conwy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

four of us, all in our sixties, spent two hours here yesterday. We had booked the flight simulator for thirty minutes and we all had a great time. Two of us were able to attempt a take off and landing from Dublin Airport. It was really realistic and we both came out in a sweat with the tension. Our instructor... More 

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Additional Information about Atlantic Airventure

Address: Shannon, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 061 363687
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Shannon
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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