All participants must be a minimum of 5 years old, the tour is appropriate for children up to 12 years of age
Maximum tour group size is 35, including adults/chaperones
One (1) adult/chaperone must accompany every 8 children
Groups must arrive 10 minutes prior to the scheduled tour time of 10:00 am
Duration approximately 1.5 hours
Groups must be able to follow the requests and instructions of the airport personnel involved with their tour
Visitors must provide their own transportation to and from the airport.
Things to know before your arrival
Parking for private vehicles is available for a fee. Please review our parking options for accurate rates.
For school buses, please drop off participants and adults/chaperones in front of the main terminal and have the bus park along Aviation Road.
Teachers must report to the information kiosk where their tour guide will meet them.
For security purposes we recommend that students leave their backpacks at school, on the bus, or in a private vehicle to prevent entry delays at security screening points.
Fully accessible restrooms are available inside the Airport terminal building.
Teachers and students are welcome to sit in our grass and picnic table area with prior reservations to watch aircraft takeoffs and landings while having lunch. Areas must remain litter free; please dispose of all waste in garbage bins.
Indoors (Payment required)
The airport restaurant, Clear Sky Bistro is located on the second floor of the terminal building where visitors may sit and order lunch after the tour. Please keep in mind that the restaurant is for paying customers only. Catering can be provided if desired, at an additional cost to the organization or school.
You are welcome to take photos throughout the course of the tour; however photographing security checkpoints is restricted. Your tour guide will advise when located at one of these checkpoints.
While the Greater Sudbury Airport has established this program because it places great importance on educating children about airport operations, it also has an obligation to meet safety regulations and respect the travellers that are passing through the facility.
We ask that chaperones explain the importance of strictly following the directions of the tour guide prior to arrival at the airport.
Please be advised that the tour guide reserves the right to deny admission to, or request the departure of any unruly participants.
Safety & Security Rules
Participants are advised to comply and adhere to all security and safety signage at the airport along with instructions from the airport tour guide.
Departure / End of tour
Students must proceed in an orderly manner to the bus or vehicle and walk on designated pedestrian walkways to avoid any congestion or accidents.