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Terminal 3 Departures Security

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) .

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Greggs, the Spud Factory, Joe's Kitchen, Post Office, Travelex Foreign Exchange, Boots, WHSmith, Spar, The Aviation Shop, Voyager Arcade and Car Rental Courtesy Phones.
  • Related link Terminal 1 Baggage Reclaim.
  • Http://www.disabledgo.com/access-guide/manchester-airport/terminal-1-baggage-reclaim-2

Introduction

Introduction (Additional Links)

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    • Security is accessed from the Check-In Area.
    • From there it leads to the Terminal 3 Gates 1-19 Departure Level and Terminal 3 Lower Level Departures Gates 141-150, which leads to Terminal 3 Upper Level Departures.

Getting Here

Outside Access (Priority Lane Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the Security area.
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    • There is not level access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors.
    • The priority lane can be used by wheelchair users to access the Security area.

Level Change (Priority Lane Entrance)

  • There is a slope located just inside the entrance.
  • The slope is moderate.
  • The slope is permanent.

Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • British Sign Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; Braille on request and large print on request.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.

Passport Security Desk

  • The Passport Security desk is 19m (21yd) from the priority lane entrance.
  • The desk is high.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • The details here are for the desk accessed from the priority lane.
  • The gap between the desks here is 167cm wide.

X-Ray Security Lanes 2-3

  • Lanes 2-3 are accessed by passengers using the priority lane, and are 26 metres from the priority lane entrance.
  • A gate, 108cm wide, is available between the lanes for wheelchair users to access the X-ray security area.
  • The gap leading to this gate is 102cm wide.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access in this area.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • The photographs show the information wall at the rear of the Security area.
  • It contains a map of the Departure areas and flight information boards.
  • The information wall is 37 metres from the rear of the X-ray security lanes.

Level Change (Ramp and Steps to the Information Wall)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left past X-ray security lanes.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 135cm (4ft 5in).
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located to the left past the X-ray security lanes.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
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    • The ramp overcomes the steps, and has handrails both sides.