Air Zoo

Portage, MI

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Address: 6151 Portage Rd, Portage, MI 49002, USA How do we get there? Number: (269) 382-6555
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Get ready to life your spirits!  The very awesome Air Zoo brings excitement and adventure to science and aviation!

It's a zoo...but not with animals...with very cool aeronautical gizmos and gadets that take to the skies! 

Spend your day on the amusement park-style rides, and journey off the ground in the full-motion flight simulators where you can get behind the can even take on real 4D missions!

Get up up and away in the classic bi-planes, or step back in time on the 26 foot indoor Ferris wheel all the while learning about the history of flight across the years!

Want to be dropped from two stories?  Not literally of course!  But you can experience the sensation of weightlessness on the paratrooper jump, so it will be just like you are jumping out of a plane yourself! Feel the rush in your stomach as you are floating through the air! 

You can even lift off the ground in your Montgolfier balloon ride!

When you need a break from all the rides you can wander around and take in all the historic aircraft that they have on display, or get hands-on with all the exciting science experiments!

If you want something REALLY different - you can stay overnight!  They have overnight camps where you can have a snooze under an SR-71 Blackbird!  You can even hold your birthday here, or take part in one of the exciting summer camp experiences!

Activity location


Fly into 6151 Portage Road in Portage, MI to begin your journey! You will find the Air Zoo halfway between Detroit and Chicago. If you come off I-94 (exit 78), they are just south of the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport.

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How much does it cost?






$14.95 (Ages 5 to 18)



$12.95 seniors


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4 years


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Air Zoo FAQ’s

The very cool named Kitty Hawk Café can fill you up on burgers, hot dogs, wraps and yummy sandwiches. It is located on the second floor of the Air Zoo's Main Campus.

Air Zoo work with Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, as well as Brownies to teach them about aviation, space and science. They will be prepared for you!

Air Zoo are a great resource for kids to learn about space and science. They have group scholarship opportunities for funding assistance, educations programs, field trips and can help supply resources for lesson plans and development opportunities!

The Air Zoo strives to be a safe and welcoming place for all people to experience the history and science of aviation and aerospace in a meaningful way, by reducing hardships wherever possible and providing necessary ADA accommodations.

The Air Zoo retains a limited number of wheelchairs and wagons for guests use upon check-in, free of charge. Please see a Guest Experience Ambassador at the Ticket Counter or Membership Desk for details.

All galleries are wheelchair-, wagon-, and stroller-accessible.

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