Our airports serve over 60 million people each year from catchment areas covering over 75% of the UK population.
Manchester Airport is a major international airport, located around eight miles south of Manchester city centre. It is the third busiest airport in Britain and one of only two airports in the country with two runways. It is the Global Gateway to and from the North.
Over 27m passengers per year
European top 20 airport by passenger numbers
Over 200 destinations and 70+ airlines
Two runways and three terminals
22m people within a two hour drive
19,000 people directly employed on-site
Manchester Airport's dedicated Aviation Business Development team work alongside customers and business partners alike to create exciting and profitable new routes, while also utilising route analysis and market data to provide services to many leading destinations across the world.
Manchester cargo services
Manchester Airport currently handles around 120,000 tonnes of import and export freight and mail annually, connecting the North of England to 160 destinations around the world.
A 10-year investment programme in Manchester Airport will see us spend over £1 billion on improving its facilities for the millions of passengers who visit every year.
Highlights: Manchester Airport
Download our Route Development at Manchester Airport 2018 brochure in PDF format
Best UK Airport
Globe Travel Awards Best UK Airport 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Travel Trade Gazette Best UK Airport 2017
Travel Bulletin Best UK Airport 2017
Currently handles over 100,000 tonnes of import and export freight and mail annually.
Our World Freight Terminal is a community of more than 1,000 professionals managing freight-only aircraft and consignments.
Pick your lounge
A popular Escape Lounge in each terminal and additionally, the adult-only 1903 Lounge in Terminal 3.
The Station enables seamless travel into the heart of the airport by bus, coach, train and tram.