Please note : For events "2G" regulations are valid. Masks are mandatory.

The Airbus cockpit

A wonderful panoramic view

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A wonderful panoramic view

Using Dortmund Airport as an example, with a 180-degree projection and several media stations this exhibit provides visitors with information about the demanding occupation of air traffic controller. They often have to make lightning-quick decisions. For example, they have to quickly decide what course of action to take when a thunderstorm approaches or if a plane is struggling with technical problems.

You can try out similar scenarios yourself to see how you would react. The control tower has the same control systems as those at Dortmund Airport and you can query positions in current world air traffic movements in real time, analyse weather data and discover why simulations are an effective method for "de-stressing" the workplace.

Short overview


Ground floor

Time required

30 min


1 Person


Mo-Fr: 10:00 - 12:00, Sat/Sun: 11:00 - 17:00

The flight simulator is only suitable for visitors over 160 cm tall and aged 15 or over.