‘Land Away’ flying Lesson for One at Glasgow Airport

  • 30 minutes in the airplane
  • A full safety briefing and tutorial from your instructor
  • Line up for departure with commercial traffic from EasyJet, British Airways and Emirates
  • Land at a remote airport where you swap from the front seat to the rear
  • Witness the return flight from the passenger seat with panoramic windows

Try your hand at this brand new flying lesson experience from Glasgow International Airport!

This amazing flight experience allows the budding pilot in you to take the controls of a light aircraft for a flying lesson at Glasgow International Airport. 

After checking in at the flight school in Glasgow there is a safety briefing and familiarisation of the aircraft. Your instructor who will explain all aspects of the flight including the effects of controls and how an aeroplane flies. On-board, you’ll complete pre-flight checks and your instructor will start the plane and take off.

Once at cruising altitude you’ll take control of the aircraft. Under the supervision of the instructor you’ll first learn how to fly ‘straight and level’ before increasingly putting the plane though manoeuvres including, turning, climbing and descending.

You’ll get amazing panoramic views of the area including local towns, railways, the motorway and landscape as you fly past. Then you will come into land at a different airport, for landing the instructor will take the controls. Once safely on the ground you will swap the front seat for the rear seat and the other participant will ride up front. On the return leg they get the same experience flying the plane.

All in all you each participant will be ‘up front’ for 30 minutes each. The total experience lasts around 90 minutes in the plane.

If you decide you’ve got the flying bug then this flight can count towards getting your private pilots license!

This trip is a truly fabulous experience for anyone of any age and also a perfect introduction to flying for those who have always wanted to try flying an aeroplane.


Available at 1 Location

Glasgow International Airport


This voucher entitles one person to the flight

Experience Duration

One front seat flight and one rear seat flight


Flights are subject to weather and clients should phone on the morning of their flight to check


Minimum age 12, maximum participant weight of 17 stone. Please note this is a shared experience with one other participant


Welcome to wave you off from the airfield

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