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[[Image:AP-BGL PIA 777.jpg|thumb|right|A PIA 777 taxying past the Viewing Park]]
 
[[Image:AP-BGL PIA 777.jpg|thumb|right|A PIA 777 taxying past the Viewing Park]]
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The A.V.P is located approx 2/3 way along Runway 23R (Runway 1) and offers excellent views of both flying and taxiing aircraft. It has 3 raised platforms for better viewing and photography, a very good snack bar, Family picnic areas and clean Male and Female toilet facilities. There is also a well-stocked aviation shop selling books, aircraft models, binoculars and radios etc.
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The A.V.P is located approx 2/3 way along Runway 23R (Runway 1) and offers excellent views of both flying and taxiing aircraft,and is widely recognised as the best facility for enthusiasts in the UK.
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It has 3 raised platforms for better viewing and photography, a very good snack bar, Family picnic areas and clean Male and Female toilet facilities. There is also a well-stocked aviation shop selling books, aircraft models, binoculars and radios etc.
    
Signposted from main terminal areas and railway station. There is a small charge for admission £1 for pedestrians, £4 for a car & Driver and £1 per passenger, children under 5 free. This area also contains a '''British Airways Concorde G-BOAC''' (which you can book a tour of, for approx £12), '''BAe Avro 146-RX100''', '''Monarch DC-10''' nose section, De Havilland Vampire jet fighter (at the moment been removed for restoration), and a '''BEA British European Airways Hawker Siddley HS-121 Trident 3B G-AZWK''' aircraft resplendent in full BEA Colours, which you can have a tour of.
 
Signposted from main terminal areas and railway station. There is a small charge for admission £1 for pedestrians, £4 for a car & Driver and £1 per passenger, children under 5 free. This area also contains a '''British Airways Concorde G-BOAC''' (which you can book a tour of, for approx £12), '''BAe Avro 146-RX100''', '''Monarch DC-10''' nose section, De Havilland Vampire jet fighter (at the moment been removed for restoration), and a '''BEA British European Airways Hawker Siddley HS-121 Trident 3B G-AZWK''' aircraft resplendent in full BEA Colours, which you can have a tour of.
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Arriva North West operates a regular daily service (bus 18, 18A, 20, 20A) stopping at the rear of the World Freight Terminal from where the Aviation Viewing Park is approximately a 10 minute walk. Full timetables for the service can be found at http://www.arrivabus.co.uk but generally there are four services per hour in each direction between The Station (Stand K) and the Freight Terminal. Some evening services are operated by service number 19. The adult single fare is £1. From the Freight Terminal bus stop, turn left out of Viscount Drive on to Avro Way and follow the road to where it bends round to the left. Walk into the junction on the right - you should see LSG SkyChefs on your right hand side, and a yellow and black car barrier ahead with a bollard to allow pedestrians through. Pass the barrier and turn left up the lane (Wilmslow Old Road, as in the directions above.) The AVP is about 6-7 minutes walk, right at the end of this lane.
 
Arriva North West operates a regular daily service (bus 18, 18A, 20, 20A) stopping at the rear of the World Freight Terminal from where the Aviation Viewing Park is approximately a 10 minute walk. Full timetables for the service can be found at http://www.arrivabus.co.uk but generally there are four services per hour in each direction between The Station (Stand K) and the Freight Terminal. Some evening services are operated by service number 19. The adult single fare is £1. From the Freight Terminal bus stop, turn left out of Viscount Drive on to Avro Way and follow the road to where it bends round to the left. Walk into the junction on the right - you should see LSG SkyChefs on your right hand side, and a yellow and black car barrier ahead with a bollard to allow pedestrians through. Pass the barrier and turn left up the lane (Wilmslow Old Road, as in the directions above.) The AVP is about 6-7 minutes walk, right at the end of this lane.
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The Aviation Viewing Park
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'''Concorde''', the world's most famous aircraft, a favourite of the rich and famous, is on display in the Aviation Viewing Park. '''G-BOAC''' is the star attraction within the Viewing Park. It is the first Concorde to go on public display in the UK and is the most centrally located and easily accessible. It is the only Concorde tour that allows you onto the flight deck - definitely the closest you can get to the genuine flying experience.
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'''Visitors to the Aviation Viewing Park can take a look down the 'nose' of the aircraft from a newly extended viewing mound. For a closer look there are a limited number of pre-bookable tours available that include:
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•Welcome briefing and short audio/visual show
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•Guided tour underneath Concorde to find out more about the remarkable engineering technology behind this aviation icon
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•On board tour, with a chance to sit in the famous leather seats in the front cabin. Learn about some of the aircraft's famous passengers and see where the Queen used to sit when she flew Concorde.
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•A brief glimpse inside the flight deck - the only accessible Concorde flight deck
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•Presentation of a  certificate to commemorate your visit.
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•Concorde Prices, Opening Hours and How to Book
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The guided tours take approximately 20-30 minutes and include access to the flight deck and cabin
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The Airport Tour Centre operates the tours and you will be given a specific time once booked
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The cost of the tour is £12 per person, plus entry to the Viewing Park
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•To enquire about dates and time of tours.
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Tours MUST be pre-booked by calling 161 489 3932
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Lines are open Monday - Friday 08.30 - 16.30
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There are charges to enter the Viewing Park (see below)
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•Viewing Park Prices and Opening Hours
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08.30 till dusk everyday except Christmas Day
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Cars £4 including driver
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Motorbikes £2 including driver
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Additonal passengers or pedestrians aged 4+ £1'''
    
==Other Spotting Locations==
 
==Other Spotting Locations==
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