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Great for the kids

Great place to enjoy with the kids. Being a aeroplane fan this the perfect place to be! It was... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2018
LukeSHam
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Great local airport

I have been using East Mids Airport for over thirty years now, to fly both into Europe as well as... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
DoozeUK
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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The Aeropark is both an aviation museum and a viewing area where you can study the preserved planes of yesteryear or watch the modern airliners of today taking-off and landing at a growing international passenger and cargo airport. Within the...more
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

Perfect for the plane enthusiast. Great for taking pics too, as it's at the bottom of the runway for EMA. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sam B
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

Great place to enjoy with the kids. Being a aeroplane fan this the perfect place to be! It was great that we could go in some of the cockpits and have a good explore round. Unexpected great day out!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LukeSHam
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

I have been using East Mids Airport for over thirty years now, to fly both into Europe as well as around the UK. The facilities are good and after the latest refurb, there is even a proposer shopping experience for those wanting duty free booze...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DoozeUK
Reviewed October 29, 2018

This place is brilliant. Found it by chance on google. We all enjoyed (myself, husband and 8 year old lad). We could go inside the planes, see the cockpits and push leavers. Amazing. Its right next door to East Midlands Airport so were also able...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gillian p
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We visited the park in October. The collection of aircraft is quite broad, all of which have been maintained by volunteers. You can even walk under the delta winged Vulcan. Several cockpits were open which you are able to sit in. My only criticism is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alex R
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We arrived at 12 noon, so was quite busy, tables were allocated to you so no choice, luckily it was located right were our departure gate was so no last minute dash or long queue. The drinks are not self serve like other venues, so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank claccer
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This is a great little attraction, great for seeing static planes and helicopters and also flights taking off from the East Midlands Airport. It is a little cramped so, sadly, you cannot view the Vulcan in all its glory and, due to lack of space,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

If you want to get up close to a Vulcan bomber, a Nimrod, the entire front-end of a VC10 an Argosy freighter, then this is the place to go. There's a fascinating collection of military jets, bombers and helicopters that will keep any aviation buff...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank IdeasmanPoynton
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Free parking right next to East Midlands airport plenty of planes to see,only went in one sat in the captains seat weird feeling but brilliant.nice coffee shop with plenty to see drink and eat what I couldn't believe is one pound to fly a simulator...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank angelics54
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Great morning spent. Steve gave us a tour of the Vulcan and showed us up into the cockpit. Brilliant.... Steve was very knowledgeable and passionate about this plane and explained the history behind some of the other plans. Coming back when we can go in.more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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92GaryM92
April 1, 2018|
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Response from Jen P | Property representative |
Hi Gary, The open days are June 24th and August 12th. Thanks :)
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discovery47
September 23, 2016|
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Response from Ken W | Property representative |
The Aeropark is open on Thursday's Saturdsy's and Sunday's please see our website for full details.
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