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Terminal 3 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 2021.
  • Further information on terminal changes can be found here.
  • 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.
  • Manchester Airport strongly recommends the wearing of face coverings at all times in the terminal building. This is in line with government guidance, which states that it expects and recommends face coverings to be worn on public transport and where crowds can gather. Many airlines are continuing to make face coverings mandatory, so passengers are advised to check with their carrier before flying.
  • 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.
  • From Monday 4 October, those who have been fully vaccinated will not need a pre-departure test before arriving into England from a non red list country. Later in October, fully vaccinated passengers will be able to take a lateral flow test instead of a day 2 PCR test.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Summary

Getting Here

Outside Access (Main Vehicle Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the car park.

Outside Access (Pick Up Area Vehicle Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the car park, opposite the Terminal 3 building.
  • Comments View
    • There is a height restriction of 2 metres.
    • The lane to access this entrance is next to the lane leading to the drop off zone outside the Terminal 3 building.

Outside Access (Level 1 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front, opposite Terminal 3 Arrivals.
  • Comments View
    • There is not level access at this entrance.
    • The main doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 174cm (5ft 8in) wide.
    • This entrance is 48 metres from Terminal 3 Door 4.

Level Change (Level 1 Entrance)

  • There is a slope located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Level 3 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the car park.
  • Comments View
    • There is not level access at this entrance.
    • The main doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 157cm (5ft 1in) wide.
    • This entrance gives access to the bridge which leads to Terminal 3 Departures car park entrance, which is 35 metres from this entrance.

Level Change (Level 3 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • There is a slope located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope is easy.
    • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access within the car park.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • The doors leading to the lift and stairs area on each floor are automatic
  • There is also an outside parking area to the side for the car park building (shown in photograph 4).

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There are easy and moderate slopes throughout the car park.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels 1-2-3-4-5.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • 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 1-3.
    • The escalators steps are clearly marked.
    • The foot and head of the escalators are clearly marked.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

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 1-2-3-4-5.
  • The lift is 29m (31yd 2ft) from the level 1 entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 160cm x 360cm (5ft 3in x 11ft 10in).
  • The clear door width is 156cm (5ft 1in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are not within 120cm from the floor.
  • The controls are 93-115 cm high.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • Comments View
    • The lifts are also 5 metres from the level 3 entrance.
    • There is a similar set of lifts towards the rear of the car park (shown in pphotographs 3 and 4).

Parking (Short Stay Parking)

  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • The short stay parking area is on Level 3.
  • 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. These are located at the front of Level 3, close to the entrance and the bridge leading to Terminal 3 Departures.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 3.2m x 6m (10ft 5in x 19ft 8in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 12m (13yd) from the lifts.
  • The furthest designated bay is 37m (40yd) from the lifts.
  • 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 patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
  • The maximum height is 2m (6ft 6in).
  • There are also 2 designated bays by the rear lifts on Levels 1-4 (shown in photograph 3).
  • Premium Parking bays are also available on Level 3, either side of the Blue Badge bays (photographs 4 - 8).

Assistance Point 35

  • Assistance Point 35 is located just inside the level 1 entrance, 2 metres from the entrance.
  • For more information on assistance that is available, please see the Airport website Accessibility page.

Assistance Point 34

  • Assistance Point 34 is located on level 3, 9 metres from the level 3 entrance.
  • For more information on assistance that is available, please see the Airport website Accessibility page.
  • Assistance point 36 on level 5 opposite main lifts (shown in photograph 2).

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located Terminal 3 Departures Check-In.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet(s) is/are located Terminal 3 Departures Check-In.