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Terminal 2 Drop Off

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

Summary

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.

Exit Barriers

  • There are automatic barriers at the exit of the drop off area.
  • The payment machines at these barriers accept cash both coins and notes, debit and credit cards including contactless payments.
  • There is a telephone call button on the pay machine with a hearing loop to gain assistance if required.
  • To avoid delays Blue Badge holders are requested to speak to the on duty parking marshals before driving to the barrier, who will authorise exiting free of charge.

Drop Off

  • The Terminal 2 Drop Off Zone is located on Level A of the T2 Multi Storey Car Park, close to the Level A entrances and lifts.
  • It is accessed from Palma Avenue to the side of the car park.
  • The entrance has a height restriction of 2.2 metres.
  • The drop off bays are clearly marked.
  • Bays that are unoccupied are indicated by green lights.
  • There are pedestrian crossings from the drop off points to the Level A entrances and lifts.
  • These have dropped kerbs without tactile paving.
  • The lifts and stairs at the entrances can be used to access Departures on Level D.
  • There are also pedestrian crossings to the terminal building from the car park.
  • These crossings have tactile paving.

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.