Lyon Airport has a 2-story slide to keep the kiddies occupied

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Aéroport Lyon-Saint-Exupéry (LYS) has a 2-story slide to keep the kiddies occupied. Free of charge, requires minimal maintenance and no electricity, and with a enough safety disclaimers to presumably inoculate against frivolous lawsuits, the slide is just the kind of thing to delight harried parents even more than their kids.

Lyon Airport slide

Readers, what kid-friendly features have you found at airports?

The airport design is pretty cool, and has a nice mix of dining and retail.

Lyon Airport

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@LarryInNYC – two young women did guiltily, and repeatedly, partake.


Unfair to adults!

Kris Ziel

If I recall correctly, the one at SIN is at T3 in the non sterile zone. I’m not sure if you any purchase is necessary for it, but it is like 3 or 4 stories tall. Picture isn’t as good as I remembered, but it looks like there may a 2 story slide and a 3 story slide. And it is certainly outside the secure area.


SIN has a great slide! Unfortunately I don’t think it’s free (unless you spend a bit at Duty Free), and if I remember correctly it’s in arrivals, after immigration. MSP also has a little Snoopy play area that I’m rather fond of, although I rarely saw it used the 5 years that MSP was my home airport.