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Glasgow Prestwick Airport, 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) .


Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the landside area.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The bell is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open(s) by sliding.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in).


  • The desk/counter is 1m (3ft 3in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk/counter is staffed.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • 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 medium.

Level Change (Security Scan)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading into the body scanner.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 50cm (1ft 8in).
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    • There is a level access scanner to the left which is 77cm wide.
    • There is a wider gate option to the right.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are located in the landside area and in the Departure Lounge.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are located in the landside area and in the departure lounge.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.