When it opened in 1938, the airport was an air force base known as RAF Ringway, named after the nearby hamlet. The terminal has undergone substantial redevelopment over the years and at present comprises three terminals which are connected by “Skylink” and “Travelators” to help with passenger access.
Manchester is the only airport in the UK, apart from London Heathrow, to operate two runways, and covers an area of 560 hectares.
The terminal handled over 27.8 million passengers in 2017 and is presently undergoing a an expansion program that will double the size of Terminal 2, increasing capacity to up to 50 million passengers a year.
Manchester to Corvera
Flights between Manchester and Corvera are provided by Ryanair, who fly three times a week from January until March, on Mondays Wednesdays and Saturdays. From April until October three more flights are added, on Thursdays Fridays and Sundays.
When you arrive at the airport, information on your check-in desk will be displayed on the screens. Passengers are recommended to arrive two hours before check-in, and boarding begins around 45 minutes before departure.
Manchester Airport provides comprehensive assistance for passengers who require this service, with special facilities, parking and mobility solutions. Telephone points are available around the terminal to put you in contact with the main desk, or telephone in advance for more information or to book a service.
Telephone: +44 (0)871 2460003
Services At Manchester Airport
At the terminal you will find all the services expected at a modern European airport, including:
- Information Desk
- Bureau de Change
- Bars and Restaurants
- Cash Machines
- Post Box
- Smoking Areas
- Children’s Games Area
- Business Lounges
- Taxi and Bus Routes
- Rail Link
For more information contact the airport…
- Telephone: +44 (0)8712 710 711
- Website: www.manchesterairport.co.uk