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Terminal 1 Check-In B

Manchester Airport, Manchester, M90 1QX

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Introduction

Location

  • Ground Level Check In can be accessed from either the Departures car park or the Main Check In Area.
  • After checking in here, passengers need to make their way to the main check in area to access Security.

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.

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.

Reception (Reception Point For Assistance)

  • The desk is 17m (18yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The desk is generally staffed.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Comments View
    • A the time of the survey, this reception desk was being installed in this area, due to be completed late March 2015.
    • The photograph shows the waiting area for this reception.

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)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.