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In the future visitors will enjoy an even better view of Vienna Airport. The observation deck on the roof of Terminal 3 was enlarged and will offer a spectacular 180 degree view of the airport area. On the occasion of the opening of the extended Visitors Terrace, admission for visitors and interested people is free of charge on Thursday, December 29, 2016. On this day aviation fans will also be treated to a special highlight. A new Bombardier C Series aircraft operated by the Baltic airline airBaltic will land at Vienna Airport for the first time.
Visitors Terrace: Sweeping vistas from south to northeast
Starting on Thursday, December 29, 2016, the Visitors Terrace at Vienna Airport will provide people with an even more impressive view of the airport apron. The extended observation deck will boast a length of 306 metres and a total area of 1,735 m² looking out to the south and northeast of the airport area. In the future people will thus also be able to look at cargo aircraft positions and Runway 16.
Visitors Terrace also open in winter
Opening times for the observation deck have also been expanded. The Visitors Terrace is now also accessible to interested people in the winter months, and will be open all year round from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Visitors can take advantage of longer opening hours in the summer months of May to September, namely 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. In addition to the observation deck, the offering for visitors also encompasses sightseeing tours of the airport apron. Information on the Visitors Terrace and visitor offers is available at www.viennaairport.com/besucherterrasse.
New Bombardier C Series aircraft lands in Vienna
The Visitors Terrace also offers the opportunity to marvel at the numerous visits of special types of aircraft to Vienna Airport. Another highlight will take place on Thursday, December 29, 2016, when the new Bombardier C Series jet operated by the Baltic airline airBaltic lands at Vienna Airport at 5:45 p.m.
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