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Terminal 1 Check-In B

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) .


Getting Here

Route from the Car Park Bus Drop Off Point

  • This car park is for Manchester Airport Buses only.
  • The car parks that use this bus stop include; Jet Parks 1, Jet Parks 2, Jet Parks 3, Shuttle Parks & T1/3 Long Stay.
  • The car park bus drop off point is located on an island outside the entrance, and is 32 metres from the main entrance.
  • The route to the entrance and assistance point is via moderate slopes and dropped kerbs with tactile paving.

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.

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Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 152cm (4ft 12in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The main flight information boards in the centre of the hall are 27 metres from the main entrance.

Check In Desk (80-108)

  • The check in desks are high.
  • The desks do not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Prayer Room

  • The multi faith prayer room and chaplaincy offices are located in the far right hand corner of the Check In Hall, 30 metres from the main flight information boards.
  • The door to the prayer room area is heavy, opens away from you and is 80cm wide.

Other Floors (Stairs to the Check In A)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels 0-5.
    • 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
    • steep ramp with hr both sides past stairs to mai check in
    • Othercome udding car park lift.

Level Change (Ramp to Check In Area A)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on level 5.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • This ramp has handrails both sides, and leads from the stairs to the Check In Area A.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • Accessible toilets are available in the main level check in area, the arrivals hall and in the departure lounge past security.

Standard Toilet(s)