Our airports

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.

  • 27m+

    Over 27m passengers per year

  • Top 20

    European top 20 airport by passenger numbers

  • 200+

    Over 200 destinations and 70+ airlines

  • 2

    Two runways and three terminals

  • 22m

    22m people within a two hour drive

  • 19,000 employees

    19,000 people directly employed on-site


Passenger aviation

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.

Find out more about passenger aviation.

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.

Find out more about cargo services.

Transformation Programme

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.

Find out more about Manchester Airport's Transformation Programme

Highlights: Manchester Airport

Route Development

Download our Route Development at Manchester Airport 2019/20 brochure in PDF format

Best UK Airport

Globe Travel Awards Best UK Airport 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020.

Travel Trade Gazette Best UK Airport 2017 & 2019


100,000 tonnes

Currently handles over 100,000 tonnes of import and export freight and mail annually.

1,000 people

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.

Public transport

The Station enables seamless travel into the heart of the airport by bus, coach, train and tram.

Contact us

Customer Contact Centre
2 Floor, Olympic House
Manchester Airport
M90 1QX

Visit www.manchesterairport.co.uk