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737 Simulator Blackpool Airport

Blackpool, Lancashire
Rated Based On 32 Reviews

  • Be captain of a Boeing 737-800NG in Blackpool
  • Full range of sim flight durations to choose from
  • Hugely realistic with 220-degree wraparound screen
  • Invite up to 5 passengers to sit in the cabin seats


What's Included

  • 737 Flight simulator experience
  • The fixed base simulator is based on a Boeing 737NG 800 twin engine jet turbine airliner
  • 30, 60, 90 and 120 minute sessions are available
  • All sessions include a pre and post flight briefing
  • Your choice of route with a over 24,000 airports to choose from for longer flight durations
  • Free HD photos and videos of your flight

What Can I Expect

Fly the Fylde without leaving the ground in this 737 simulator at Blackpool Airport! This is your chance to captain a Boeing 737-800NG passenger aircraft, as you learn what flying as a commercial pilot is all about on a 30, 60, 90 or 120-minute sim session.

This impressive 737 simulator is based in Hangar 8 at Blackpool Airport. Developed by commercial airline pilots, within one of the UKs leading private and commercial flight training schools. This superb attraction appeals to complete novices through to those with their own private or commercial pilot's licence. Have access to your own aircraft? You can even fly in for your experience!

The sim set up is certainly impressive. It just feels so right. And that's because the team was at pains to make it as realistic as possible, using high grade materials to re-create the same acoustics as a real 737 cockpit. And although the simulator doesn't move, you feel the engine vibrations and hear all the sounds; from the thrust of the jets, to the 'ping' of the seatbelt sign. Then there are the incredible high-definition images on the 220-degree wraparound screen. Even all the dials and buttons on the flight deck are fully functional, creating a totally immersive experience at the helm of the big jet!

So once you're in the captain's seat, what's your schedule going to look like? Well, with over 24,000 airports programmed into this simulator, you could be flying anywhere from Blackpool to the Bahamas. Most people go for the 'Popular Routes', which are tried and tested destinations. they always go down well with customers and offer the most realistic graphics - right down to the airport signage and the luggage trucks whizzing around as you're on stand.

We also love the fact that there are two rows of cabin seats integrated into the very clever design of this sim, so up to five friends and family members can join you on your flight as cabin passengers. What's more, Blackpool is a working airport, which is what make the whole experience even more fun. Aviation fans will love it and of course, the airport is less than a mile from Blackpool's famous seafront and beaches.


  • Weekdays and weekends 
  • Morning and afternoon sessions are generally available


  • Blackpool Airport, Lancashire

Suitable For

  • Minimum age 8
  • Under 18s must be accompanied on site by an adult
  • A general level of mobility is required to climb in and out of the cockpit
  • Not suitable for those with photo sensitive epilepsy


  • Up to five guests can accompany you and watch your flight from authentic aeroplane seats in the passenger cabin
  • Access to the passenger cabin is via steps, so this is not suitable for wheelchair users

Anything Else

  • The venue boasts an onsite lounge and coffee bar overlooking the apron and manoeuvring area at Blackpool Airport. 
  • Hotels and restaurants on site
  • A range of year-round attractions for the whole family just minutes walk along the seafront
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5 out of 5 stars

Average Rating: 5
Total Reviews: 32

Find out what other customers think of the experience



  based on 31 reviews

Rating: 5 stars
Trevor Melbourne
26 days ago
Second time doing this experience and just as amazing as the first I would do it every week if I c...
Rating: 5 stars
A Trusted Customer
1 Months ago
Fantastic experience.
Rating: 5 stars
Peter Rushton
7 Months ago
Amazing experience, would definately do it agsin.
Rating: 5 stars
Barbara Brown
8 Months ago

Entertaining and full of interest

Rating: 5 stars
Paul Crook
This was the best present that I have ever received. The whole experience is amazing and Tom, the i...
Rating: 5 stars
Kate Hodgkiss
Really excellent and enjoyable experience
Rating: 5 stars
Ian Broookes
Incredible experience and very friendly staff, would definitely recommend. Will do again for sure!
Rating: 5 stars
John Bibby
Tom was an excellent instructor, made you feel comfortable and was also very informative. Wouldn't...
Rating: 5 stars
Peter Linklater
Absolutely brilliant, a nice insight into what the pilots go through in training.My young grandson ...
Rating: 5 stars
Deborah Edwards
Fabulous experience for my partner who is very difficult to buy gifts for. Tom the instructor was v...
Rating: 5 stars
Ian Brook
This was a fantastic experience, Tom was very good at giving explanations and details into the syst...
Rating: 5 stars
Harry Johnson
From our arrival at Blackpool we felt Special. My wife and I were offered a coffee each whilst we w...
Rating: 5 stars
Ian Barker
Excellent Xmas outing and treat for us at Blackpool. My sons really enjoyed the experience I arrang...
Rating: 5 stars
David Walton
Brilliant experience. The instructor Tom was very good and explained everything.
Rating: 5 stars
Always wanted to do a Simulator experience as I love flying. It exceeded expectations and you will ...
Rating: 5 stars
Paul Dignan
Absolutely brilliant. Had a great session with a very knowledgable and experienced flight instructo...
Rating: 5 stars
Steve Holt
Loved the experience & the staff extremely friendly & knowledgeable
Rating: 5 stars
Paul Daley
Yesterday I used my IntoTheBlue gift voucher at Blackpool Airport on the 737 flight simulator, it w...
Rating: 5 stars
Connor duerden
Great set up and lovely guy who ran the experience Very knowledgeable and helpful
Rating: 5 stars
A birthday present from my girlfriend and what an experience it was. I really did not believe how r...
Rating: 5 stars
Excellent experience. I will try and convince my friends to try it too.
Rating: 5 stars
My wife treat me to the experience of f'lying' a 737 at Blackpool airport, and to be honest it was ...
Rating: 5 stars
Really enjoyed the experience. Tom was excellent, there was no rush everything was fully explained ...
Rating: 5 stars
a really enjoyable experience. tom was fantastic and very informative and easy to get on with. And ...
Rating: 5 stars
Chris Hunt
Absolutely superb experience, Tom was very informative and helpful, a fascinating insight into how ...
Rating: 5 stars
Bought this for my 13 year old son as a birthday present. He loved every minute of it and the instr...
Rating: 5 stars
Richard McTigue
A very realistic flight simulator with expert instruction. My son flying a plane with his patient...
Rating: 5 stars
fantastic experience . instructor knew his stuff and made every thing go smoothly. I would highly r...
Rating: 5 stars
Victoria Darlington
What a wonderful experience. This was bought as a gift for my son, he was really overwhelmed after ...
Rating: 5 stars
Mrs M R Baugh
Absolutely amazing experience! Looked daunting from the video, but explained very calmly and profes...
Rating: 5 stars
I had a brilliant experience in Blackpool and greatly enjoyed planning our route, taxing, takeoff, ...