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History of Prestwick Airport Walking Tour

Prestwick Airport, just 30 miles south west of Glasgow has had a colourful history since aviation activity was first recorded over 110 years ago in 1913, find out more on one of these walking tours!

History of Prestwick Airport Walking Tour

About History of Prestwick Airport Walking Tour

28th Dec 2023 to 31st Oct 2024
2pm - 4pm during the spring, autumn and summer / 10am - Midday through the winter months
The Pioneer Cafe
10 Main Street, Prestwick KA9 2AR
£10 - £20
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Many people (even the locals) are unaware of the rich, eventful, and indeed impactful history that is associated with Prestwick. Our 2 hour 2 mile walking tour around a section of the airfield perimeter allows us to tell the story of the airfield from 1913 until the present day and it is a story of drive, determination, resilience, entrepreneurship, and aviation 'firsts', sprinkled with equal amounts of tragedy and success.

Add in tales of political posturing and 'skull duggery' and there's so much more to Prestwick than just Elvis Presley!

Come on down to Prestwick and let us take you on this fascinating and illuminating journey. You'll be amazed at what you discover.

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