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Terminal 1 Flight Transfers

Manchester Airport, Manchester, M90 1QX

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • Only certain airlines accept airside transfers at Manchester Airport.
    • For more details, please refer to the My Airport page on the Manchester Airport website.

Getting Here

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.

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Tuesday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Thursday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Saturday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Sunday 06:00 - 21:00.
  • Comments View
    • Outside this hours, passengers with flight transfers should proceed to the Arrivals Hall.

Other Floors (Stairs from Pier C Arrivals)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Escalators View
    • Escalator(s) can be used to access other floors.
    • The floors which are accessible by escalator are 1-2.
    • The escalators steps are not clearly marked.
    • The head and foot of the escalators are clearly marked.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph shows the corridor leading from the stairs from Pier C Arrivals to the lift foyer.

Other Floors (Stairs to Flight Transfers Check In)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • These stairs lead down from the lift foyer accessed from Pier B and C Arrivals.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the foyer accessed from Pier B and C Arrivals.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1-2.
  • The lift is 81m (88yd 1ft) from the top of the stairs from Pier C Arrivals.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 124cm x 161cm (4ft 1in x 5ft 3in).
  • The clear door width is 108cm (3ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are not within 120cm from the floor.
  • The controls are 110-120 cm high.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • Comments View
    • The lift is also 12 metres from the steps leading from Pier B Arrivals.

Reception (Flight Transfer Check-In)

  • The desk is 14m (15yd 11in) from the lift.
  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).
  • The desk has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk is generally staffed.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The check in desk is accessed via double doors, 154cm wide, and a security barrier, from the lift and stairs.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located just before the securuty and check in desk on level 1.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 157cm x 183cm (5ft 2in x 6ft).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • All accessible toilets within the airport have Non Visual Disabilities signage (photograph 2).