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Historical tower at Zurich Airport

Captain's dinner

Through the eyes of a pilot: enjoy a guided tour of the airport, followed by dinner, in the company of an experienced airline captain.

Fascinating flying facts

Treat your group to an unforgettable experience. During this two-hour walking tour of the airport, followed by dinner in the historic control tower, listen to fascinating facts about an airline captain’s working life. The former captain will gladly answer all the questions you have always wanted to ask about life in the air.


Please write us an e-mail and provide us with the following information:

  • First name, last name, address, postcode/town
  • Telephone number / mobile
  • Number of guests
  • Preferred date and an alternative date
  • Requested start time
Guided airport tour on the runway

Key information

Duration 4 hours (the tour and dinner each last two hours)
Availability On request
Deadline for bookings 6 weeks in advance
Minimum age Recommended age is 10 years or over
Number of participants Maximum 13 participants
Covid certificate requirement
Certificate required


A basic fee will be charged for the tour, the use of the historic control tower and the captain. In addition, a menu and drinks package will be charged per participant. Due to space constraints in the tower, this tour is limited to a maximum of 13 guests.

Captain's Dinner: Menu selection

The menu of the Captain's dinner is changed seasonally. A vegetarian option is available.

Details of the guided airport tour

  • By car and cars taller than 2 metres
  • By minibus and coach (pdf, 1.5 MB / German only)
  • By train, tram or bus

Contact from Monday to Friday

Our Visitor Services & Events Team will be happy to help you.

  • +41 43 816 21 56
  • visitorservices@zurich-airport.com

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