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Terminal 1 Meet and Greet Parking

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

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.

Meet & Greet Building

  • The Meet & Greet building is accessed by a single door, which opens automatically and is 97cm in width.
  • There a slight slope leading to the entrance.
  • Once inside the building, there is a reception desk, which is high but has a lowered section and knee recess, and there is seating available.
  • The building also contains self service points, with touch screens 130cm high (photograph 6). There are always staff available to help with the self service points.
  • There is also a self service key pick up area located to the side of the building (photograph 7).
  • The entrance to this area is 171cm wide, and the exit is 180cm, with no doors. There is a ramp with an easy gradient leading to the entrance (photograph 8).
  • The barcode scanner here is 92cm high.
  • The key boxes are 45 - 140cm high (photographs 9 and 10).

Meet & Greet Parking Service

  • Manchester Airport offers passengers a Meet & Greet parking service.
  • This service needs to be pre-booked either by telephone or internet and you will be given a reference number.
  • On arrival at the airport you will need to drive up to the barriers at the entrance to the Meet & Greet parking area and quote your reference number by using the intercom.
  • You will then be directed to park in a numbered lane.
  • After removing the luggage from the car, you will need to go to the Meet & Greet building where you leave your car keys with staff, who will check your departure and arrival time with you.
  • When arriving back at the airport, you will need to go to the Meet & Greet building where you can pick up your car keys and you will be told where your car is parked.
  • Any passengers who are either wheelchair users or have a mobility impairment will have their car parked close to the Meet & Greet building in the Blue or Green Zones.
  • There 10+ designated marked Blue Badge parking spaces in the Green Zone.
  • The spaces are 480cm x 590cm.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located in the Terminal 1 Building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet(s) is/are located in the Terminal 1 Building.