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Prestwick International Airport Station

Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Prestwick, South Ayrshire, KA9 2PL

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Introduction

  • Related link Glasgow Prestwick Airport's website can be found here - www.glasgowprestwick.com.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Prestwick.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The station is on the main Glasgow to Ayr and Stranraer rail line.
    • Trains from Glasgow and to Ayr and Stranraer will arrive/depart from Platform 2.
    • Trains from Stranraer and Ayr to Glasgow will arrive/depart from Platform 1.
    • If arriving by road to use the railway station, please use Car Park 1 at the front of the terminal and access the station from the terminal building.
    • Bus stops are located on the A79 as follows:
    • Northbound from Ayr to Troon – bus stop is adjacent to the station and should be accessed by footpath to Platform 2;
    • Southbound towards Ayr – bus stop is beside the terminal building from where you can access the station.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.

Outside Access (Access to Airport from Platform 2)

  • This entrance gives access to platforms 1.
  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the platform.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • There are identical doors on both platforms.
    • There are also heavy manual doors at each end of both platforms.
    • There is 1 automatic door and 2 manual doors from the platform.

Outside Access (Access from the A79 Northbound Bus Stop Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the A79 dual carriageway.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 188cm (6ft 2in).

Level Change (Access from the A79 Northbound Bus Stop Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading from the pavement to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Entrance and Exit between the Terminal Building and the Station)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the terminal building, on the first floor.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 144cm (4ft 9in).
  • Comments View
    • Access between the ground floor and first floor is by escalator or via the concourse lift situated beside the Security entrance to the Departure lounge.

Level Change (Entrance and Exit between the Terminal Building and the Station)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the walkway between the station and the airport, rising towards the station.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • The slope is in front of and immediately beyond this entrance leading to the bridge above the platforms.
    • The photographs show the slope to the entrance and the slope to the platform bridge respectively.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 and 2 show the upper level walkway to and from the airport terminal building.
    • Photograph 3 shows the platform 2 level.
    • Photograph 4 shows the platform 1 level.

Other Floors (Access to and from the station platforms and airport walkway)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are Bridge and Platform.
    • The stairs are located to the rear as you enter.
    • The stairs are approximately 5m from the platform entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (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 Bridge and Platform.
    • 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 on the bridge above the platforms.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are Bridge and Platform.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 135cm (3ft 3in x 4ft 5in).
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.

Train Station

  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • There is a wheelchair available to borrow.
    • To borrow a wheelchair, please ask at the airport welcome desk.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 platforms in the station – Platform 1 for trains from Ayr to Glasgow and Pl,atform 2 for trains from Glasgow to Ayr.
    • The Station is not staffed. For assistance, please use the help points situated outside the lifts.
    • Tickets are purchased on board the train.
    • Train services are operated by ScotRail.
    • Taxis are available at the Airport Taxi rank.
    • Accessible toilets are located within the Airport Terminal Building.
    • If wheelchair user assistance is required, the helpline outside the lifts will transfer through to the Information Centre for advice.

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1-2.
  • The platform(s) accessed by lift is / are 1-2.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by either level access / ramps / lifts / stairclimber from inside the station is / are 1-2.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilets are within the Terminal Building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest toilets are within the Terminal Building.

Additional Info

  • A member of staff with BSL training can be made available at the Information Centre desk.
  • If you are travelling to and from Prestwick International Railway Station by train and require assistance, it is recommended that you book Assisted Travel with ScotRail. This can be done by telephone on 0800 912 2 901, Textphone at 18001 0800 912 2 901, or on the website http://www.scotrail.co.uk (opens in new tab).