Welcome to the Ottawa Airport’s Kid’s Zone! This page is for you if you’ll be travelling through the airport, or if you just love airplanes and airports. Learn about airplanes, try one of our activities, and find out what the Ottawa Airport has to offer for kids. Ready for takeoff?
Would you like a special Ottawa Airport colouring book? Stop by one of our two Information desks (located on levels 1 and 3) to get your free copy. While quantities last.
Airplane of the Month – Antonov-124
The Antonov-124 weighs 175,000 kg empty. Fully loaded with cargo and fuel, it can take off weighing 405,000kg. It has 24 wheels! It is 68.96 m long and has a wingspan of 73.3 m.
The Antonov is commonly used to transport rockets, satellites, other aircraft wings and fuselages and engines, and even train locomotives. The nose opens for easy loading, like in the picture to the left.
Did you know that the airport has its own firefighters and trucks? Check out some photos here.
Would your class or group like a tour of the airport’s firehall? Find out how here.