Touring Van Nuys Airport (VNY) with Vinny

Airports are missing us as much as we are missing airports.

And because the pandemic is keeping visitors away, California’s Van Nuys Airport (VNY) now has a new virtual tour for anyone interested in learning about what goes on at this busy general aviation airport.

The 12-minute video is hosted by airport mascot Vinny and geared for young kids. But there are plenty of great images and lots of useful information about airport operations to make this an educational visit for anyone.

Along the way, you’ll see propeller planes, jets, and helicopters and meet the airport’s firefighters and police officers.

And then, of course, there’s Vinny.

For even more fun, the Van Nuys Airport also has coloring books and aviation-themed activities on its website.

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