Terminals at Manchester Airport (MAN)

Manchester Airport (MAN) has three terminals. Terminals 1 and 2 are linked by travelators and also a skyway - the walk between the terminals takes approximately 15 minutes. Terminal 3 is accessible only by a non-covered outdoor walkway.

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Terminal 1 is the home terminal of the Star Alliance airlines and handles international traffic. The terminal has 24 gates and 12 are served by air-bridges. The terminal was opened in 1962 by the Duke of Edinburgh and currently processes 11 million passengers a year.

A £50 million redevelopment programme for Terminal 1 is underway with new duty-free and lounge facilities as well as preparation for Airbus A380 flights, which are expected to begin operating from Manchester in 2010/11.

Terminal 2 opened in 1993 and is mostly used by SkyTeam airline members. European scheduled airlines such as Air France, Air Malta and KLM operate flights from the terminal. This terminal has 16 gates and 15 have air-bridges. The terminal's design is intended for expansion. Terminal 2 is also being redeveloped to accommodate the Airbus A380.

Diana, Princess of Wales opened Terminal 3 in 1993. This terminal is used solely by British Airways and its partner airlines.


Thomas Cook and other currency exchange operators have outlets throughout Manchester Airport (MAN). ATMs are plentiful and handily located.


Manchester Airport (MAN) offers passengers a huge range of quality shopping. International chains like The Body Shop and WH Smith have outlets at the airport, and tax-free bargains abound.


hungry passengers can grab a coffee from Starbucks or enjoy in a full English breakfast. The range of food and caf´┐Ż options at Manchester Airport (MAN) is extensive.


lounges, valet parking and dedicated conference areas that offer all standard meeting equipment and technologies such as fax, projections and audio-visual systems.

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