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Atlantic Airventure

Shannon, Ireland
353 061 363687
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Ranked #1 of 10 attractions in Shannon
Type: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Atlantic AirVenture is an Aviation Education and Flight Simulation Centre located 3 miles from Shannon Airport.The Centre runs a range of activities... more » Owner description: 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! « less
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Limerick, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Went here last week with our four sons 8-17yrs on a family celebration. They all loved the activity, though the tutorial was a little technical for the younger 2, it was necessary for them to realise that this was more than a sit in toy you would see in a shopping centre. They got great care and attention and our... More

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littlespitfire, Manager at Atlantic Airventure, responded to this review

Hi Gwen Its great to hear that you enjoyed your homecoming and are passing the aviation genetics on! Thanks for your review, its important to us to know what visitors take away with them, and remember about their trip to us. We hope to see you again soon Regards The AAVP Team More

co clare
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Went to the first week's summer camp and I learnt a lot . Jane and Eddie were very friendly and helped with any questions. Flying the simulators was very exciting, in the BA 146 and 737. In the summer camp we went to the Air Traffic Control tower in Shannon airport and we went to the control center in Ballycasey.... More

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Shannon, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

they have a flight simulator which adults and kids love and some great aircraft and engines. well worth a visit with lots of facts and fun.

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Dublin. Republic of Ireland.
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

My two boys gave me a voucher for a flight simulator experience for my birthday. I had to ring up for a booking date and time. So here I was in the centre, greeted at the door and brought into a room upstairs to get briefed about the aircraft they use for the simulation. A Boeing 737-800NG. I was shown... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We went to Atlantic Airventure as a small group of adults and kids, we knew it would be an interesting couple of hours but little did we know how much fun the experience would be and the depth of quality brought to the experence by the team at Airventure. The visit began with a very interesting introduction by Jane about... More

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littlespitfire, Director of Sales at Atlantic Airventure, responded to this review

Thanks so much for letting us and everyone else know how much you enjoyed your Aviation Experience with us! We love to hear that what you felt and learned was exciting and also worthwhile education. It really means a lot to us, so thanks again for visiting and we look forward to the next time. Blue Skies! More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

Very interesting museum, kids loved it. They were impressed with the flight simulation. There is a lot to see.

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

This is a must to anybody that has set foot on an aircraft, We were in shannon for the weekend and were in formed that the center was closed but the aircraft were still on the forecourt so we decided to walk down to have a look and discovered that not only was it open but doing very well from... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

It is a great place to visit especially if you are a aviation fan. It's also a great place to bring your kids to learn all about aviation.

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Shannon, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a must see in Shannon.It is on the main road into the town and the airport.It contains everything that any one(young and old)interested in aircraft could want.There are planes out in the forecourt(the building and grounds used to be a main car dealership) and everything else inside including a flight simulator.The guy who set this up worked long... More

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Shannon, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

All modern simulators and an array of actual planes parked on the ground - excellent facility that is on the doorstep of Shannon Airport

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