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Conington Airfield

Looking to experience exciting Flight Simulator packages near Peterborough? Conington Airfield could be just what you're looking for. Their dedicated simulator centre offers the chance to take flight in their fully operational flight simulator of an RAF Phantom fighter jet, so realistic you'll forget that you're actually on solid ground the whole time! Browse our complete collection of Conington Airfield flying experiences today on the Flydays website.
Conington Airfield Peterborough Business Airfield, Holme Peterborough Cambridgeshire PE7 3PX Conington Airfield Map

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Conington Airfield Flying Experiences

Conington Airfield, also known as Peterborough Business Airport, is a privately owned airfield, situated near the villages of Conington and Holme, and of course the city of Peterborough itself, just under half an hour from the city centre.

Originally built as RAF Glatton in 1943 during WWII, the B-17 Flying Fortress bombers of the 457th Bomb Group and the 809th United States Army Corps of Engineers were both located here, until RAF Bomber Command mothballed the airfield shortly after the end of WWII in 1946.

Apart from the blister hangar and the old water tower, not much of the original airfield survives now. By the end of the 1960s, two local companies were utilising the E/W runway that remained to park their small executive aircraft in the blister hangar, with the first of several small portacabins being used as a passenger reception location.

Between then and into the 1970s and beyond, more portacabins appeared as private fliers came and went. In 1995, the current control tower and building was built, with the flying club renamed to Flying Club Conington in 2000, and it continues to offer both flight training and private passenger flights to this day.

Flight Simulator Experiences at Conington Airfield

Also on site at Conington Airfield, there is a fully functional Flight Simulator, of an RAF F-4 Phantom, which we are delighted to offer as one of our many Flight Simulator experiences for those in this part of the East of England.

So if you've ever dreamt of seeing what life is like as a jet fighter pilot, this simulator will get you as close to the Real McCoy as possible! The original cockpit has been preserved on a hydraulic motion platform that lets you feel everything, with fully functional controls.

Under the expert guidance of a fully qualified pilot, you'll get to grips with using the simulator to go on the mission of your choosing. In fact, everything about this simulator experience is so well thought out and realistic, we dare say you'll actually forget you're still on solid ground whilst it's all happening!

Booking to Fly at Conington Airfield

Our Flight Simulator experiences at Conington Airfield can be easily booked with us here on the FlyDays website through purchase of our open Gift Vouchers.

Not only are they a fabulous gift idea for just about any special occasion - birthdays, Christmas, Father's Day - you've also got the flexibility to redeem and use them at a time you'll get the most enjoyment out of them.

When you come to redeem your voucher, your request will be passed on to our dedicated Customer Service team, who will contact the supplier at the venue, and the supplier will in turn contact you directly to get all the final details confirmed and arranged.

Terms and Conditions for Conington Airfield

Once you order a voucher, it will be dispatched by one of our agency partners by e-voucher or by post, depending on which you choose when you checkout.

Vouchers are valid until the expiry date shown on your Voucher (typically 10-12 months).

In most cases, once you activate your voucher you will be sent the instructions to redeem the voucher directly with the airfield or operator. Because flying experiences (other than simulators) can only take place in suitable/ safe weather conditions, you must be prepared to be flexible on your activity date. If the agent or operator cancels your experience date, they will inform you as soon as possible and do their very best to offer an alternative date or location. Once a specific date has been booked, you will automatically become bound by the terms and conditions that the individual operator may have. This does not affect your statutory rights.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the descriptions contained on our products are a true reflection of the experience, these do not form part of a contract. If on contacting the operator you feel that the activity taking place no longer accurately represents the activity purchased, the relevant agent will exchange the voucher or refund the purchase price.

If you have any more questions about Conington Airfield gift vouchers and experiences please contact us.

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