Manchester Airports Group (MAG) is more than just a regional success story. As the largest UK owned airport operator, we contributed over £7bn in 2019-20 to the UK economy and support over 130,000 jobs in the supply chain.

MAG is a leading UK airport group and owns and operates three UK airports - Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands. The Group sees over 60 million passengers flying through its airports every year, which together employ over 40,000 people on site.

MAG also has a substantial property business, with over £640 million of investment property assets across its airports, and has a 50% investment in the £1 billion, 5 million sq ft Airport City development at Manchester Airport. Its MAG USA business works with airports to develop and operate terminal and retail solutions, passenger lounges and car parking facilities.

Our structure

MAG’s ownership structure is unique and comprises an effective blend of public and private shareholders, including Manchester City Council (35.5%), IFM Global Infrastructure Fund (35.5%) and the nine other Greater Manchester local authorities (29%).

Our sustainable future

MAG is a growing business that is using its success to drive regional benefits; focusing on employment, skills, education and regeneration. Over 30,000 young people’s education in our local communities were directly supported by MAG in the last year. We contributed £7.8 billion to the national economy and our airports employed over 41,000 people on site. Our operations are carbon neutral and currently 100% of our energy needs for our airports is achieved through renewable sources.

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24 hours in the life of MAG