Saturday, November 30, 2019

Reviewing Lego City Airport | Lego City Set #3182

Lego City has grown so much since it's inception in 1969 that it needs an airport like this one -
lego city airport 3182
Lego City Airport from Amazon

This Lego City set includes an airplane, airport terminal along with arrival & departure signs, crew and passengers.   It has a revolving door which is pretty neat, a VIP lounge, a baggage claim area and a check-in area complete with an x-ray machine.

There is even a baggage cart in this set to allow you to transfer the bags from check in to the airplane and from the airplane to the baggage claim area.

There are 5 lego mini figures in this Lego City Airport set and they are a pilot, flight attendant, steward, service man and passanger.

Lego City Airport #3182 on Amazon
The Lego City Airport #3182 set contains 703 pieces and has great playability after the building is completed.   Personally I love all of the little details like the soda machine and the computer behind the ticketing counter.

Now although I feel that this is a great set and would be loved by any Lego fan the biggest disappointment to me is the lack of mini figures.   Honestly if I went to an airport and found I was the only person there to catch a flight , well that's never happened!   Luckily when it comes to passengers you can use mini figures from other sets.

Let's look at airport staff next.   You do have a pilot and stewardess so that's good and I have been on smaller planes where that is all the staff, but in the actual airport?   That's a different matter.   We have one person to do passport control, check baggage, issue tickets, answer any enquiries, work in the control tower etc.   When it comes to outside there is only one person to drive the baggage out to the plan, load the plane, check the engine and fill up the fuel as well as signalling the plan to direct it when taking off and taxi-ing in.

Having said all this about the mini figures I guess it's a great excuse to buy some more!

There are lots of Lego City sets available and I do have to admit that Lego City is by far my favorite theme:



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5 comments:

  1. These Lego City sets are so awesome. This airport one is the most amazing yet. Except for needing more little people, this set will give kids and/or adult Lego fans hours of fun with the building, and even more fun with the playing afterwards. Fun review, Lou.

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  2. Airports are such fascinating places (especially to children). I can imagine how much this set would be enjoyed. Good thing we are warned to make sure the gift recipient has enough tiny figures to truly enjoy this Lego Airport set. It would be disappointing to not be able to play out all of airport scenarios due to lack of crew members or airport personnel. A person should just automatically bundle more tiny figures with this gift set.

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  3. The airport Lego set was one of our son's favorite Lego sets! I'm not quite sure, he may have had an older airport set, but he loved it. His collection of Lego planes are still displayed in his room.

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  4. Legos are my favorite toys. I think the airport set would be great fun.

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  5. Thank you for this review Louanne. I'm with you on the Lego peoples, there just are never enough of them. Having said that, I agree with you that you can use figures from other sets easily. Lego is still one of my all time favorite toys for girls and boys of all ages.

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