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Runway Visitor Park

Type:Airport

Sunbank Lane
Altrincham
Manchester
WA15 8XQ

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Tel:+44 (0)161 489 3932

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Guide Prices

Entrance Prices (payable on exit):

Cars, motorcycles, minibuses (up to 14 seats): up to 1 hour £3, up to 2 hours £6, up to 3 hours £9, over 3 hours £12

Coaches (15 seats and over): £12

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The A.V.P is situated off the A538 between Junction 6 of the M56 motorway and the airport tunnels.
From Junction 6 Roundabout follow the signs for Wilmslow. After a very short distance you will see Sunbank Lane on the left with sign posts for The Aviation Viewing Park and Concorde. The Romper Public House provides a very visible landmark. Turn left here and then immediately right at the crossroads onto Wilmslow Old Road and follow to the end.

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Recent Reviews:

  • Ben C
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Amazing place
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 13th January 2017
    Yesterday I went to the runway park on a cold and wet day which was fine but we choose to sit in the car for a bit with the heaters on. I had the heating on with the engine running and then turned... Read full review
  • ThePlodder
    UK
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Visitor on a wet day
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 11th January 2017
    On a rainy day in Manchester I had some time to kill at Manchester airport before booking in at a hotel nearby for the night. This review covers a short notice visit to the centre on a wet day using... Read full review
  • Phil07Manchester
    Manchester
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Plane Spotters Paradise - young & old!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 6th January 2017
    We visited the Runway Visitor Park situated just off Wilmslow Road, on Sunbank Lane, near the terminal areas of Manchester airport...  This area offers great views of the various aircraft taking off... Read full review

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Provider Features

  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Opening Times

Winter (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday08:00 - 16:00*
Spring & Autumn (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday08:00 - 18:00*
Summer (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday08:00 - 20:00*

* January - February 8am - 4pm
March - May 8am - 6pm
June - August 8am - 8pm
September - October 8am - 6pm
November - December 8am - 4pm

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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