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Historical tower at Zurich Airport

Captain's Dinner –the pilot

Through the eyes of a pilot: a guided tour of the airport followed by dinner, accompanied by an 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 with the information below:

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

Key information

Duration 4 hrs (the tour and dinner each last two hours)
Availability Daily
Deadline for bookings 6 weeks in advance
Minimum age Recommended age is 10 years or over
Number of participants 13 participants


Prices vary according to group size. Due to space constraints in the historic control tower, this tour is limited to a maximum of 13 guests plus the captain.

For example: the group consists of 8 participants – the price for 9 applies.

Captain's Dinner: Menu selection

Choose from two different menus: option A «Plane Spotting» or option B «Gateway». 

You can find the menu and wine selection here: Captain's Dinner menu (pdf, 60 KB)

Prices vary according to the menu chosen and the number of participants. The price per person reduces as the number of participants increase. Maximum 13 guests plus the captain.

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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