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Terminal 3 Multi Storey Car Park

Manchester Airport, Manchester, M90 1QX

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COVID-19 Information (Manchester Airport)

  • The information in this section was taken in October 2020.
  • The terminals remain open for business aligned to passenger schedules. However Terminals 2 and 3 have closed with all operations concentrated in Terminal 1. Further information on terminal changes can be found here.
  • Some of the car products have paused trading due to the changes in terminal operations. At present this includes; Meet and Greet products in all terminals, Jet Parks products and the Terminal 2 car parking products.
  • There have been no changes to the airports opening times.
  • A small external queuing system exists for Terminal 1 A.
  • To manage social distancing in the terminals, only travelling persons are permitted in terminal buildings.
  • For guests requiring special assistance they may be assisted up to such a point where they have reported to ABM or proceeded through security having completed the check-in process.
  • In Terminal 1 on the main departures level (A), access to the check-in hall is permitted only through Doors 2. Doors 1 & 3 are unavailable during this time.
    Access into the terminal using the escalator from the Skylink us not available. Adjacent lifts/stairs should be used.
  • 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.
  • General orientation around the buildings is unchanged with the exception of Terminal 1 check-in.
  • 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.
  • There have been no changes to the toileting facilities.
  • The adult changing facility in Terminal 2 is currently closed due to the closure of the terminal.
  • Additional Customer Service personnel have been added within the check-in halls to manage access control for travelling guests only.
  • • From December 2020, COVID testing will be available to meet UK and foreign government requirements for travel to destinations which require evidence of a negative test for entry or to reduce quarantine periods. From 15th December 2020, passengers arriving in the UK will be able to reduce their quarantine period by taking a test five days after arrival and receiving a negative result.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Greggs, the Spud Factory, Joe's Kitchen, Post Office, Travelex Foreign Exchange, Boots, WHSmith, Spar, The Aviation Shop, Voyager Arcade and Car Rental Courtesy Phones.
  • Related link Terminal 1 Baggage Reclaim.
  • Http://www.disabledgo.com/access-guide/manchester-airport/terminal-1-baggage-reclaim-2

Summary

Getting Here

Outside Access (Main Vehicle Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the car park.

Outside Access (Pick Up Area Vehicle Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the car park, opposite the Terminal 3 building.
  • Comments View
    • There is a height restriction of 2 metres.
    • The lane to access this entrance is next to the lane leading to the drop off zone outside the Terminal 3 building.

Outside Access (Level 1 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front, opposite Terminal 3 Arrivals.
  • Comments View
    • There is not level access at this entrance.
    • The main doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 174cm (5ft 8in) wide.
    • This entrance is 48 metres from Terminal 3 Door 4.

Level Change (Level 1 Entrance)

  • There is a slope located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Level 3 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the car park.
  • Comments View
    • There is not level access at this entrance.
    • The main doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 157cm (5ft 1in) wide.
    • This entrance gives access to the bridge which leads to Terminal 3 Departures car park entrance, which is 35 metres from this entrance.

Level Change (Level 3 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • There is a slope located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope is easy.
    • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access within the car park.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • The doors leading to the lift and stairs area on each floor are automatic
  • There is also an outside parking area to the side for the car park building (shown in photograph 4).

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There are easy and moderate slopes throughout the car park.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels 1-2-3-4-5.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Escalators View
    • Escalator(s) can be used to access other floors.
    • The floors which are accessible by escalator are 1-3.
    • The escalators steps are clearly marked.
    • The foot and head of the escalators are clearly marked.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the front of the car park.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are Levels 1-2-3-4-5.
  • The lift is 29m (31yd 2ft) from the level 1 entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 160cm x 360cm (5ft 3in x 11ft 10in).
  • The clear door width is 156cm (5ft 1in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are not within 120cm from the floor.
  • The controls are 93-115 cm high.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • Comments View
    • The lifts are also 5 metres from the level 3 entrance.
    • There is a similar set of lifts towards the rear of the car park (shown in pphotographs 3 and 4).

Parking (Short Stay Parking)

  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • The short stay parking area is on Level 3.
  • The car park type is multi-storey.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • There are 10+ designated parking bay(s) within the car park. These are located at the front of Level 3, close to the entrance and the bridge leading to Terminal 3 Departures.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 3.2m x 6m (10ft 5in x 19ft 8in).
  • The nearest designated bay is 12m (13yd) from the lifts.
  • The furthest designated bay is 37m (40yd) from the lifts.
  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
  • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
  • The car park surface is concrete.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
  • The maximum height is 2m (6ft 6in).
  • There are also 2 designated bays by the rear lifts on Levels 1-4 (shown in photograph 3).
  • Premium Parking bays are also available on Level 3, either side of the Blue Badge bays (photographs 4 - 8).

Assistance Point 35

  • Assistance Point 35 is located just inside the level 1 entrance, 2 metres from the entrance.
  • For more information on assistance that is available, please see the Airport website Accessibility page.

Assistance Point 34

  • Assistance Point 34 is located on level 3, 9 metres from the level 3 entrance.
  • For more information on assistance that is available, please see the Airport website Accessibility page.
  • Assistance point 36 on level 5 opposite main lifts (shown in photograph 2).

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located Terminal 3 Departures Check-In.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet(s) is/are located Terminal 3 Departures Check-In.