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Interesting all the time

Whenever I travel from Zurich Airport I go earlier so that I can observe the busy runways. I think... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mels, Switzerland
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Great airport

My first visit traveling through Switzerland and was very impressed with everything at this airport... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
Anchorage, Alaska
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| Zurich Airport, Kloten, Switzerland
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All reviews observation deck small kids taking pictures great spot great idea enjoy the view security check children's play area nice airport could spend hours aircraft runway information pier pass boarding facilities
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever I travel from Zurich Airport I go earlier so that I can observe the busy runways. I think it is a perfect family outing or alone. It never gets boring and there are good restaurants and shopping around to cater for all tastes. So...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

My first visit traveling through Switzerland and was very impressed with everything at this airport as well as traveling on the Swiss air planes. Observation deck experience is definitely something not to be missed is you like traveling as well as traveling through this airport....More

Thank goose431
Reviewed September 22, 2018

This observation deck is somehow special. It’s quite large, with a restaurant, children playground, picnic tables, some information boards and may more. You could spend hours there just by watching the airfield’s life. One has to pass a security check before entering, but it shall...More

Thank warman_cz
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Was lovely visiting the Observation Deck. Gave us something to do (other than shop) before our flight. Airport was bigger than I realised!

Thank cg2792
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Never have I seen an airport with an observation deck, a grocery store, postal services, a vet, a dentist and a library. It was quite impressive to go on the observation deck and watch the planes take off. There is also many information to read...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2018

I remember as a child when you could observe the planes from an outsidedeck, it was awesome to once again experience , the smell of av gas in the morning, definetly worth doing if you have the oppurtunity.

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Probably, the only airport which gives an open air view of the airport n surrounding beautiful view. Gives you entry at 9am to 10:30 am in the morning Nice selfies n videos of departing aircrafts can be a good engagement when you have a stopover...More

Thank Adeel H
Reviewed July 27, 2018

This is a neat area to visit if your flight has been delayed a spent some time. It sort of gives you a good idea of what happens whern a plane arrives

Thank atravelingsingle
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Spent the day on the observation deck. Entry for the whole day only costs CHF5.00 and re-entry is allowed. Security and bag screening is thorough. There is a wide area on three sides for watching the aircraft ad a large and busy children's play area....More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

If you can go through passport control and show your credentials, you can go out into the observation area with beautiful views. It is still a non-smoking area though.

Thank McFerrid
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Best is to ask the Swiss Embassy. You should not take a risk. It is Switzerland!