Visit Santa at Shannon Aviation Museum

excited children visit santa at shannon aviation museum

Visit Captain Santa Claus

Visit Santa in his AeroGrotto at Shannon Aviation Museum this Christmas and virtually take to the skies while you’re there!

2022 Dates:

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th December  / 11am-4pm

Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th December  / 11am-4pm

Booking is essential and must be done by phone. We will work out the details on an individual basis and do our very best to accommodate.

Slots are limited, please call us on (061) 363687 to book your place. 

Solo Santa Visit: €17.50

Visit Captain Santa Claus at the Flight Deck + Gift For the little ones on Solo Santa Tickets, we have tot-size pedal planes and runway outdoors, great for pics! Age 0-7 yrs Flight Simulator not included.

Visit Captain Santa Claus at the Flightdeck in Shannon Aviation Museum Co Clare!

Take the co-pilots seat in Santa’s BAE 146 Whisperjet cockpit, You can see all the switches and gauges that are used for the long flight around the world on Christmas Eve! Bring your letters along, the crew will stow them aboard for express Jet delivery back to the North Pole! Don’t forget your camera, the crew will take your family photo, we have cool flight suits and pilots jackets for all the family! This visit is ideal for under 7’s.

Flying Santa Visit: €45 (Minimum Age 7)

Visit Captain Santa Claus at the Flight Deck + Gift + Fly to Santa’s Airport Flight Simulation. (preflight brief plus 25 mins flying time)

Then it’s time to say goodbye to Santa and get ready to take off in the Extra 300 aerobatic airplane, from a top-secret northern location on a classified Flight Plan to land at Santa’s private Runway!

You have special permission to make a touch and go and do a few loop the loops, just for fun!

Look out for the runway lights shining as you approach, and do be careful, look out for Santa’s Air Traffic Control Tower, Mrs. Claus is up there trying to cope with all the traffic around today! Now It’s time to head back to base, and make your best landing! Flying Santa Package suitable for over 7’s.Supervised at all times by our crew.

B737 Landing and Santa Visit: €75 (Min Age 7)

Visit Captain Santa Claus at the Flight Deck + Gift + B737-800 NG 10-mile Approach and Landing Lapland International. (10 min approx)

For those who want to experience what it is like to fly a passenger airliner, take the Captains seat behind the controls of the most popular one in the world, the Boeing 737-800 NG. Experience the sights sounds and sensations of flight during an Approach and Landing into Lapland International Airport, this is an experience they will remember for years to come! Limited Slots are available, so book this one early.

This option is perfect for the older child, making the occasion feel just as magical as it used to be, especially for the budding pilot!

B737 Landing and Santa Visit: €95 (Min Age 7)

Visit Captain Santa Claus at the Flight Deck + Gift + B737-800 NG flight simulator 10-mile Approach and Landing Lapland International. (10 min approx) Plus Land at Santas Runway Extra 300 Experience (prefight briefing and 25 mins flying time)

This option combines it all! includes a B737 Landing and Santa Package, Plus the Find Santas runway from the Air, (20 mins) €95

Perfect to make Santa visits special for the older child, we combine both flight simulation experiences and a visit to see Captain Claus.
All parents accompany children throughout the experience, and observe the flight simulators, everyone is welcome to take photos as they wish. Our crew will kit out your crew with flying suits for their Santa Visit, and Mom and Dad get to be Airline pilots for a great family photo before your visit to Santa at the flight deck.

Adult Admission €12

Adults accompany their children all the time, including while in the B737 Flight Simulator and are welcome to take photos and videos while their future pilots are at the controls!