Education & Tours

Education & Tours


Airport Tours

Airport tours are available at no charge to groups such as civic associations, schools, scouting organizations, church clubs, etc. Our tours provide a close-up look at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and how it operates. We can customize a tour to fit the interest of different groups and grade levels. 

    • Tours are available April 1st - October 31st
    • Tours are conducted Mon - Fri from 9AM - 3PM
    • Tours are available to both adults and children (Kindergarten through 12th grade). 
    • Maximum tour group size is 25 and includes adults / chaperones (some exceptions). 
    • Advanced reservations of four weeks are required. 
    • Tours are offered on a first come, first served basis

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    Airline, FAA and TSA tours cannot be guaranteed. Please allow 1 hour per tour location.


    Just for Fun

    Recommended for K-2nd Grade

    Tour locations include:

    • ARFF

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    CLE Adventurers

    Recommended for 3rd-5th Grade

    Tour locations include:

    • ARFF
    • Airport Operations Tower

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    Pique My Interest

    Recommended for 6th-8th Grade

    Tour locations include:

    • ARFF
    • Airport Operations Tower
    • TSA Security
    • FAA Tower

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    Airport Careers

    Recommended for 9th-12th Grade

    Tour locations include:

    • Airport Operations
    • Field Maintenance
    • Vehicle Maintenance
    • Engineering
    • Environmental
    • Marketing & Air Service
    • TSA Security
    • FAA Tower
    • Airline Sponsored Aircraft & Hanger

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    Airport 101

    Recommended for High School Students & Adults

    Tour locations include:

    • Airport Operations
    • TSA Security
    • FAA Tower
    • Grounds
    • Airline Sponsored Aircraft & Hanger

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    Airport Education

    Shadowing at CLE

    The Cleveland Airport System offers a myriad of opportunities to learn about Aviation and the daily functions of an airport entail. We offer opportunities for middle and high school students to shadow various professionals within the airport and we also have unpaid part-time shadowing experiences for college students.

    If you are interested please complete the application below and someone from our Community Engagement Department will be in touch with you. Please submit application four weeks in advance of preferred start date. All high school and college need to attach a cover letter and resume with the application.

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    Middle School Shadow Experience

     


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    High School Shadow Experience

     


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    College Shadow Experience