Flying Lessons in Aberdeen

In Aberdeen and looking for an aerial adventure? At AberdeenAir you can pilot a Piper Warrior aircraft to a location of your choosing and a time that perfectly suits you – flying hours begin at 9 am, and are open until sunset! The incredible birds-eye view of Scotland is truly beautiful, and the feeling of piloting an aircraft is unbeatable in an unrivalled combination – there’s nothing else like it. So, grab your sunglasses and get ready for an experience that you’ll never forget!

Where can I go flying in Aberdeen?

Located 35 miles outside of Aberdeen, Longside Airfield (also known as Peterhead RAF) is the perfect location for you to try out flying!

This airfield is full of history, as it was a prominent aircraft base and active during WWII. With AberdeenAir, you can experience the novel feeling of flying while also standing where history took place and unravelled. Spectators are also welcome, so if this is a personal bucket list, but you would like to come along with friends or family, the facility has designated spectator spaces.

  • Book as a gift voucher online, via phone or via email – book under the name of the person who will be flying the plane
  • Gift vouchers are valid for 6 months
  • Prices from £145 per person can add another person for £20
  • Your flight course can also change depending on the weather
  • 30 minute and 45-minute flight length options available (can extend time, phone and discuss with staff)
  • Call the day before to check the weather
  • Dress warmly for the weather, bring sunglasses and a camera if you want
  • All safety instruction and training from a qualified flyer
  • Opening times are from 9 am till 5 pm
  • Located 3 miles outside of Peterhead

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