LEGO City: Take a closer look at the new Volcano Explorer and City Airport sets that are released today

By ·June 1, 2016 5:35 pm

The first days of summer are here and with that come a whole host of brand new, and highly anticipated LEGO City sets. First of we have the brand new LEGO City sub-theme ‘Airport’ which brings with it a whole host of plane figures, support crews and vehicles and building such as a hangar and airport terminal.

Secondly comes the new sub-theme ‘Volcano Explorers’, essentially this seasons’ ‘Deep Sea Explorers’ sets. These sets follow the pursuits of a team of scientists, prospectors and miner in search of rare hidden gems while working the vicinity of active volcanoes and lava fields. This sub-theme brings a whole host of vehicles such as a helicopter, ATV’s, excavators and so much more.

We have all of the new LEGO City ‘Airport’ and ‘Volcano Explorers’sets listed out below with their RRP, official blurb and multiple pictures detailing all of the sets contents. Let us know what sets you’re excited to get your hands on as all of these sets are available to purchase from today.

 

LEGO City Airport

Take a trip on LEGO® City Airlines and start your holiday from the Airport Passenger Terminal. Be part of the crew and load up the Cargo Plane or help deliver the mail in the new postal helicopter! Grab your binoculars for an exciting day out at the Airport Air Show. Complete with stunt planes, hangar, pilots and mechanics, the fun never stops in LEGO City!

Airport Passenger Terminal (#60104 RRP: £79.99)

The terminal has everything you’d expect to see in the real-life version – control tower and luggage conveyor belt, revolving doors and security check, a passenger airplane with opening door, galley and bathroom, luggage trailer, fuel trailer and mobile stairway, plus an airport service car. The set also includes six minifigures and a wealth of aviation accessories.

Box art for the LEGO City Airport Passenger Terminal set (60104)

Box art for the LEGO City Airport Passenger Terminal set (60104)

Overview of the LEGO City Airport Passenger Terminal set (60104)

Overview of the LEGO City Airport Passenger Terminal set (60104)

Passenger jet being refuelled with minifigures from the LEGO City Airport Passenger Terminal set (60104)

Passenger jet being refuelled with minifigures from the LEGO City Airport Passenger Terminal set (60104)

 

Airport Air Show (#60103 RRP: £69.99)

Check out the cool stunt jets and the vintage plane before they take off — then watch them do their tricks in the air. Cheer along with the crowd as the planes come in for a landing and head back to the hangar, then join the mechanic and help keep the planes in tip-top shape for the next event!

Box art for the LEGO City Airport Air Show set (60103)

Box art for the LEGO City Airport Air Show set (60103)

Overview of the LEGO City Airport Air Show set (60103)

Overview of the LEGO City Airport Air Show set (60103)

Hangar and prop plane from the LEGO City Airport Air Show set (60103)

Hangar and prop plane from the LEGO City Airport Air Show set (60103)

Stunt jet and pilot minifigure from the LEGO City Airport Air Show set (60103)

Stunt jet and pilot minifigure from the LEGO City Airport Air Show set (60103)

Minifigures from the LEGO City Airport Air Show set (60103)

Minifigures from the LEGO City Airport Air Show set (60103)

 

Airport VIP Service (#60102 RRP: £39.99)

Prepare for take-off with the LEGO® City Airport VIP Service, featuring a private plane for those all-important guests. With accessible interior and turning nose-wheel, the set also comes compete with private limousine, an airport service vehicle and additional accessory elements. Includes four minifigures.

Box art for the LEGO City Airport VIP Service set (60102)

Box art for the LEGO City Airport VIP Service set (60102)

Overview of the LEGO City Airport VIP Service set (60102)

Overview of the LEGO City Airport VIP Service set (60102)

Limo and minifigures from the LEGO City Airport VIP Service set (60102)

Limo and minifigures from the LEGO City Airport VIP Service set (60102)

 

Airport Cargo Plane (#60101 RRP: £17.99)

Get the LEGO® City Airport Cargo Plane ready for delivery. This sturdy machine features an opening back hatch, turning nosewheel, awesome engines and accessible cockpit. There’s also an airport service car with hand truck and space for four packages plus two minifigures and accessories.

Box art and airport service vehicle from the LEGO City Airport Cargo Plane (60101)

Box art and airport service vehicle from the LEGO City Airport Cargo Plane (60101)

Overview of the LEGO City Airport Cargo Plane (60101)

Overview of the LEGO City Airport Cargo Plane (60101)

Frontal shot of cargo plane and pilot from the LEGO City Airport Cargo Plane (60101)

Frontal shot of cargo plane and pilot from the LEGO City Airport Cargo Plane (60101)

 

Airport Starter Set (#60100 RRP: £8.99)

Be part of the crew by helping to sort and deliver the LEGO® City mail! Help the postal workers empty the mailbox and get the post to the helicopter. Load the storage boxes, help the pilot into the cockpit, fill up the fuel tank and take off for another successful mail drop!

Box art for the LEGO City Airport Starter Set (60100)

Box art for the LEGO City Airport Starter Set (60100)

Overview of the LEGO City Airport Starter Set (60100)

Overview of the LEGO City Airport Starter Set (60100)

 

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LEGO City Volcano Explorers

The LEGO® City volcano hides many secrets. Here, explorers, scientists and miners are discovering and studying rare gems hidden in the lava. But working on a volcano is not an easy task! Ash, heat and lava make it tough work! Power drills and loading trucks are needed – and you always have to be prepared in case of a sudden eruption!

Volcano Exploration Base (#60124 RRP: £79.99)

Science rocks with the Volcano Exploration Base! Featuring a volcano with eruption function, scientists and explorers get to discover the secrets of the lava. Set up the mobile operations centre complete with lab, fly the drone to plan the expedition and then use the excavator and dumper to place the ‘lava’ boulders in the rack and break them open to find the crystal elements. The set comes complete with a team of minifigure scientists, adventurers and back-up crew.

Box art for the LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base set (60124)

Box art for the LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base set (60124)

Overview of the entire LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base set (60124)

Overview of the entire LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base set (60124)

Mobile Operations Truck from the LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base set (60124)

Mobile Operations Truck from the LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base set (60124)

Minifigures from the LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base set (60124)

Minifigures from the LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base set (60124)

 

Volcano Supply Helicopter (#60123 RRP: £39.99)

Take science and discovery to new heights with the Volcano Supply Helicopter. Finding more boulders means more crystal elements need to head to the lab. Unload the excavator and boulder opener tool and start breaking open those boulders! Pack the box with the newest crystal element and load it in the back of the helicopter. Spin the rotors and take to the skies one more time – all in the name of science. Includes volcanologist and pilot minifigures, plus exploration accessories and equipment.

Box art and Excavator model for the LEGO City Volcano Supply Helicopter set (60123)

Box art and Excavator model for the LEGO City Volcano Supply Helicopter set (60123)

Supply Helicopter for the LEGO City Volcano Supply Helicopter set (60123)

Supply Helicopter for the LEGO City Volcano Supply Helicopter set (60123)

Minifigures for the LEGO City Volcano Supply Helicopter set (60123)

Minifigures for the LEGO City Volcano Supply Helicopter set (60123)

 

Volcano Crawler (#60122 RRP: £24.99)

Exploring is hard work! Bring some heavy lifting power to break up the boulder and discover what’s inside. Drive the Volcano Crawler over the rough terrain and use the ATV to move the rocks into position. Use the jackhammer to crack open the boulder and find the hidden crystal element. Discovering cool things makes the hard work fun!

Box art and Crawler vehicle for the LEGO City Volcano Crawler set (60122)

Box art and Crawler vehicle for the LEGO City Volcano Crawler set (60122)

 

Volcano Exploration Truck (#60121 RRP: £14.99)

Head off road to the volcano site in the tough Exploration Truck! Move the boulder around then crack it open with the drill. Lift it onto the back of the truck and transport back to the lab for a scientific study.

Box Art for the LEGO City Volcano Exploration Truck set (60121)

Box Art for the LEGO City Volcano Exploration Truck set (60121)

Minifigures for the LEGO City Volcano Exploration Truck set (60121)

Minifigures for the LEGO City Volcano Exploration Truck set (60121)

 

Volcano Starter Set (#60120 RRP: £8.99)

Take first steps into the world of mountains and molten with the LEGO® City Volcano Starter Set. Featuring a volcano with eruption function, ATV, lava boulder, plus four minifigures and accessories including walkie-talkie, metal detector, camera, and pick-axe, the set has everything for the budding volcanologist.

Box art and Quad bike for the LEGO City Volcano Starter Set (60120)

Box art and Quad bike for Volcano Starter Set (60120)

Minifigures for the LEGO City Volcano Starter Set (60120)

Minifigures for Volcano Starter Set (60120)

Will you be purchasing any of the new LEGO City sets? If so let us know, personally I’ve got my eyes on a few of those Volcano Explorers sets!

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All of the above LEGO sets are availble from today at all good online retailers and stores.

Written by Michael James Ilett

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Michael can often be found building LEGO, playing Civilization V and World of Warcraft, watching Sci-Fi and continuing to wait for “The Winds of Winter” to be released.

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