Manchester Airport

{flickr|100|campaign} Manchester is the 12th busiest airport in the UK and is home to about 95 airlines serving over 180 worldwide destinations. There are three terminals at Manchester. Terminal 3 is the newest addition and is connected to terminal 1 to give you greater shopping and dining options. Terminal 3 also house the Business center giving passengers business support services including private workstations with telephone, fax, photocopying, word processing facilities, meeting room hire, message taking, internet access and video conferencing.

You can enjoy an exciting shopping experience in all three Manchester Terminals, with retail shops, book stores, electrical outlets, souvenir shops etc. Most shops are located in the departures area of the terminal, after security control, but there are shops available in Arrivals and before Security. You also have a large selection of dining options in all three terminals. For inter terminal transfers use the Skyline Walkway as there are no buses between terminals.

If you are renting a car from Manchester, Car rental locations can be found opposite the terminal and under the multi-level car park. (Terminal 3 has the desks on-site). Most major companies are represented. Some of the more interesting places you might like to visit that are close to the Manchester airport are:

The People’s History Museum
It is dedicated to the extraordinary story of ordinary people, the People’s History Museum offers a new look at the lives of working people over the last 200 years.

The Manchester Art Gallery,
There are many interesting exhibits. For example, there is the Gallery of Costume, Heaton Hall and Wythenshawe Hall. All are managed by Manchester City Galleries).

This is a new kind of museum, housed in a glass building rising high above the center of Manchester.

The Museum of Science and Industry
It is based on the site of the oldest passenger railway in the world, this seven and one-half-acre-site has five historic buildings and is packed with interesting exhibitions and galleries.