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Terminal 2 East Multi Storey Car Park

Manchester Airport, Manchester, M90 1QX

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COVID-19 Information (Manchester Airport)

  • The information in this section was taken in October 2020.
  • The terminals remain open for business aligned to passenger schedules. However Terminals 2 and 3 have closed with all operations concentrated in Terminal 1. Further information on terminal changes can be found here.
  • Some of the car products have paused trading due to the changes in terminal operations. At present this includes; Meet and Greet products in all terminals, Jet Parks products and the Terminal 2 car parking products.
  • There have been no changes to the airports opening times.
  • A small external queuing system exists for Terminal 1 A.
  • To manage social distancing in the terminals, only travelling persons are permitted in terminal buildings.
  • For guests requiring special assistance they may be assisted up to such a point where they have reported to ABM or proceeded through security having completed the check-in process.
  • In Terminal 1 on the main departures level (A), access to the check-in hall is permitted only through Doors 2. Doors 1 & 3 are unavailable during this time.
    Access into the terminal using the escalator from the Skylink us not available. Adjacent lifts/stairs should be used.
  • Hand sanitiser is available at all entry/exit points and key 'high touch' areas. These have been positioned so as to not impede general access around the site.
  • General orientation around the buildings is unchanged with the exception of Terminal 1 check-in.
  • Signage is in place across the site to enforce the social distancing measures. This is supported by regular audio announcements.
  • Protective screens have been installed at all counters where face to face transactions occur including the reception points for assistance, check-in, ticket desks and in retail outlets. In other areas such as security where this is not practical, the wearing of face coverings is mandatory.
  • Toilets are available.
  • There have been no changes to the toileting facilities.
  • The adult changing facility in Terminal 2 is currently closed due to the closure of the terminal.
  • Additional Customer Service personnel have been added within the check-in halls to manage access control for travelling guests only.
  • • From December 2020, COVID testing will be available to meet UK and foreign government requirements for travel to destinations which require evidence of a negative test for entry or to reduce quarantine periods. From 15th December 2020, passengers arriving in the UK will be able to reduce their quarantine period by taking a test five days after arrival and receiving a negative result.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Summary

Location

  • This car park can be accessed from Terminal 2 Departures Check-In and Terminal 2 Arrivals.

Outside Access (Multi Storey Car Park Vehicle Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the car park, off Palma Avenue.
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    • There are 3 lanes available with a height restriction of 2 metres, although the left hand lane is for staff only.

Level Change (Level A Entrance)

  • There is a slope located in front of the entrance.
  • The slope is moderate.
  • The slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Level D Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located facing terminal departures entrances.
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    • There is not level access at this entrance.
    • The main doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 178cm (5ft 10in) wide.
    • There are 3 identical entrances by the 3 sets of lift.
    • The details here are for the central entrance.
    • It is 26 metres from Door 2 of Terminal 2 Departures.

Level Change (Level D Entrance)

  • There is a slope located in front of the entrance.
  • The slope is moderate.
  • The slope is permanent.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access through the car park.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There are easy and moderate ramps located throughout the car park.

Other Floors

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    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels A-D.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the front of the car park.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are Levels A-D.
  • The lift is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the level A and D entrances.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 184cm x 182cm (6ft x 5ft 12in).
  • The clear door width is 107cm (3ft 6in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The controls for the lift are not within 120cm from the floor.
  • The controls are 92-121cm high.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.

Parking

  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • The car park is on levels B - D.
  • The car park type is multi-storey.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • There are 10+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 2.4m x 4.7m (7ft 10in x 15ft 5in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 8m (26ft 2in) from the lift.
  • The furthest designated bay is 18m (37yd 2in) from the lift.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
  • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
  • The car park surface is concrete.
  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
  • The maximum height is 2m (6ft 6in).
  • There are 2 designed bays, either side of each of the 3 lift blocks in the car park.
  • Arrivals Pick Up use Levels B and C of the car park.
  • There are Premium Parking bays located on Level D, by the lifts on the far left from the car park (photographs 4 and 5).

Assistance Point 24

  • Asssitance Point 24 is located next to Door 1 to Arrivals and Ground Floor Departures Check-In.
  • It is 28 metres from the level A entrance.
  • For more information on assistance that is available, please see the Airport website Accessibility page.

Assistance Point 22

  • Assistance Point 22 is located next to Door 2 to Departures.
  • It is 28 metres from the level D entrance.
  • For more information on assistance that is available, please see the Airport website Accessibility page.

Lift Area Assistance Point

  • Assistance points are located on levels B-D, next to the central lifts.
  • They are 3 metres from the lifts.
  • For more information on assistance that is available, please see the Airport website Accessibility page.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located Terminal 2 Departures Check-In.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet(s) is/are located Terminal 2 Departures Check-In.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.