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Ambulant Assistance Vehicle

Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Terminal Building, Aviation House, Prestwick, South Ayrshire, KA9 2PL

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in December 2020.
  • The Terminal building is closed between 21:00 - 07:00 when there are no departing / arriving flights.
  • There have been no changes to the parking.
  • Entrance to the Terminal building is via the main entrance (located across from the check-in desks) and the exit is via the Arrivals route - additional signage is in place.
  • Additional hand sanitising stations have been installed across all areas of the passenger journey for Departures and Arrivals.
  • Electronic and wall mounted displays showing visuals have been installed throughout.
  • All counters now have protective screens.
  • Up and down directional arrows have been displayed on the main terminal stairway.
  • Toilets are available.
  • All passengers, visitors and staff are required to wear a face mask.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .



  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the rear of the vehicle.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-AV-P.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 232cm x 160cm (7ft 7in x 5ft 3in).
  • The clear door width is 216cm (7ft 1in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • Comments View
    • There is an easy ramp onto the lift from the runway.
    • The lift is operated by staff.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the vehicle.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The width of the door opening is 115cm (3ft 9in).

Inside Access

  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing assistance system is available only on request.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There are 4 fixed seats in the rear of the vehicle with ample manoeuvering and transfer space available.
    • Photograph 4 shows the aircraft aisle wheelchair.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is located between gates 4 and 5, or in Immigration.
  • Please see the separate guides for details.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are located between gates 4 and 5, or in Immigration.
  • Please see the separate guides for details.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Comments View
    • There is a an additional similar ambulant assistance vehicle available when required.