Visitor world and adventure world at the airport Vienna

Round trip & viewing terrace at the Vienna International Airport

At Vienna International Airport visitors are given a glimpse behind the scenes: in the visitor world at the Airport Vienna – the VISITAIR Center – there are various offers to visit. Anyone who has always wanted to know how an international airport works is right here. The insight can be in the form of a visit to the visitor world, as part of a guided tour, the experience world of flying can be met live.

austrian airlines a-319 preparing for take-off in vienna airport
Airplane Austrian Airlines © swisshippo /

Visitor World – Visit Air

What does it look like in an airplane cockpit, or what happens in the airport tower, or how does a baggage sorting system actually work, exactly these questions are clarified in the visitor world. A multimedia experience world on 600m² provides a first-hand insight into the different areas and tasks of an international transport hub.

Visitors may also sit in an oversized cockpit and experience virtual takeoffs and landings from the pilot’s perspective. Even the airport tower was replicated and shows the airport from the air traffic controller’s point of view.

Guided tour at Vienna Airport

The 50-minute bus tour starts at the VISITAIR Terminal and passes through the airport grounds. The participants will learn a lot of interesting facts and information about aircraft clearance, freight facilities, the airport fire brigade and much more. From the apron, the handling of aircraft from close range is tracked. On request, special round trips – e.g. for children, focusing on “fire brigade” or “A380 tours” – offered!

The tour can be booked from Mon to Sat (including public holidays) from 08:30 to 18:00. An advance reservation is required! The round trips take place between 9:00 and 17:00.

Visitor terrace at Vienna Airport

The VISITAIR panoramic terrace offers a fascinating panoramic view – with a length of 306 meters and an area of approx. 1,800 m². 21 meters above the ground, take-offs and landings can be seen from above. Display boards provide detailed information on “flying” job descriptions as well as everyday work at Vienna Airport. Here you can also read the most important facts and figures on the most common types of aircraft.

360 degree view from the visitor terrace

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Special Events

Vienna International Airport also invites guests to seasonal family events and discounts throughout the year. The “Easter Bunny” traditionally gives presents for the children and also the “Nicholas” will be sighted reliably at the Vienna International Airport on the 6th of December 🙂

Public transport: It is particularly convenient and sustainable via CAT to the airport: The express train goes directly from the center of Vienna to the airport and back again.

Further information about the visitor world at the airport and the offers: Visitor World.