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Terminal 1 Main Departures (Level 5) Security

Manchester Airport, Manchester, M90 1QX

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Introduction

Location

  • Security is accessed from Terminal 1 Main Check In.
  • It leads into the Pre Duty Free Departure Lounge.

Outside Access (Main Security Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the Main Check In Hall, opposite central entrance.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 178cm (5ft 10in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is 59 metres from the new Reception Point for Assistance.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Fast Lane Passport Security Desk

  • This is for wheelchair users and all passengers with a disability.
  • The security desk is 45 metres from the main security entrance.
  • There is a gate, 190cm wide, next to the desk for passengers to access the security lanes.
  • There are new auto readers located at this security desk, as shown in photograph 1.

Security Lanes 2-3

  • Wheelchair users will need to access lane 3, which contains a 90cm wide gate (shown in the photograph).
  • These lanes are 22 metres from the Fast Lane Passport Security Desk.
  • The entrance to the Pre Duty Free Departure Lounge is 12 metres from these security lanes.

Outside Access (Staff Channel Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the far left corner of the Main Check In Hall.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance will only be used by passengers being assisted by a member of staff.
    • Passengers not accompanied by a member of staff cannot use this entrance.
    • This entrance is not available to use during the morning peak period.

Staff Channel Security Desk

  • This is 3 metres from the Staff Channel entrance.

Security Lane 14

  • Passengers being assisted by an OCS representative will pass through Security Lane 14, which has a 95cm wide gate.
  • The passenger will then be assisted into the Pre Duty Free Departure Lounge.

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.