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Manchester Airport Guide

Manchester Airport
Manchester Airport Guide

This is a guide to manchester airport. At you will find everything you need to know about manchester airport, quickly and all in one place.

This is not the 'official' airport website (which is at, it is an in depth guide to manchester airport, where everything you need to know is no more than 2 clicks away. Click on any of the links on the left to find the information you need, including manchester airport parking and manchester airport hotels.

Manchester Airport is a medium-sized international passenger airport located in Lancashire, off the M56 motorway at junction 5, 10 miles to the south of Manchester city centre. It is the busiest airport in England outside of London and the forth busiest airport in the UK (after Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted), with just over 22.1 million passengers in 2005. It is popular with business and leisure travellers, and with scheduled, budget and charter airlines.

There are more than 100 airlines flying to over 200 destinations throughout the UK, Europe and worldwide from manchester airport. The airport has two runways and three passenger terminals - terminals 1, 2 & 3 - each with arrivals on the ground floor and departures on the first floor. The terminals are connected via a covered walkway.

There is ample parking at manchester airport, with over 14000 short term and long term airport parking spaces in 7 car parks, plus off airport parking, which is almost as close to the terminal as the long term car parks, but much cheaper. To get the lowest prices, we recommend that you use the price comparison feature at our website sponsor (see the banner at the top of the page).

There are six hotels at manchester airport including the 5 star Radisson SAS Manchester airport, which is attached to the airport terminals. There are also a number of other local hotels offering an overnight stay plus free parking package. For more information including how to get the best deal, see our manchester airport hotels page.

Once inside the airport terminal, you will find all of the facilities you would expect at a busy, international / holiday airport. There are airport lounges, currency exchange bureaus and a number of ATMs. There is a good range of eating options, excellent disabled facilities and there is duty free shopping.

For those meeting someone at manchester airport it couldn't be simpler. Follow the directions to the airport on our 'directions' page and park in the short term airport parking once you get there (short term parking is clearly signposted). Then head for arrivals and check the flight status on the arrivals information boards for when you need to wait by the gate.

If want to know about airport security, the history of manchester airport, technical data, or you want to do a spot of plane spotting, we can help you with that too. Just click on the relevant link in the index boxes on the left.

And if you have a stop over at this airport, have a look at our manchester airport lounge or manchester airport hotel pages, or you might have a look at the local attractions page, and take in one of the local sights whilst you wait for your connecting flight.

Manchester Airport contact details
Address: Manchester, M90 1QX
Information: +44 (0)161 489 3000
Flight information : 090 10 10 1000 (this is a premium rate number)
Lost property (terminal 1): +44 (0)161 489 3463
Lost property (terminal 2): +44 (0)161 489 6031
Lost property (terminal 3): +44 (0)161 489 3464
Fax: +44 (0)161 489 3813
e-mail: via the website

Selected technical data
Airport Code : MAN
Airport name : Manchester Airport
City : Manchester
Country : United Kingdom
World Area Code: 493
GMT Offset : +0.0


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