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Terminal 3 Departures Security

Manchester Airport, Manchester, M90 1QX

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Introduction (Additional Links)

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    • Security is accessed from the Check-In Area.
    • From there it leads to the Terminal 3 Gates 1-19 Departure Level and Terminal 3 Lower Level Departures Gates 141-150, which leads to Terminal 3 Upper Level Departures.

Getting Here

Outside Access (Priority Lane Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the Security area.
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    • There is not level access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors.
    • The priority lane can be used by wheelchair users to access the Security area.

Level Change (Priority Lane Entrance)

  • There is a slope located just inside the entrance.
  • The slope is moderate.
  • The slope is permanent.

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.

Passport Security Desk

  • The Passport Security desk is 19m (21yd) from the priority lane entrance.
  • The desk is high.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • The details here are for the desk accessed from the priority lane.
  • The gap between the desks here is 167cm wide.

X-Ray Security Lanes 2-3

  • Lanes 2-3 are accessed by passengers using the priority lane, and are 26 metres from the priority lane entrance.
  • A gate, 108cm wide, is available between the lanes for wheelchair users to access the X-ray security area.
  • The gap leading to this gate is 102cm wide.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access in this area.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • The photographs show the information wall at the rear of the Security area.
  • It contains a map of the Departure areas and flight information boards.
  • The information wall is 37 metres from the rear of the X-ray security lanes.

Level Change (Ramp and Steps to the Information Wall)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left past X-ray security lanes.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 135cm (4ft 5in).
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located to the left past the X-ray security lanes.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
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    • The ramp overcomes the steps, and has handrails both sides.