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There are currently three terminals at Manchester.
Terminal 1 handles around 11 million people every year. Many renovations and extensions have been undertaken since it's opening in 1962 and - most recently - the security area was expanded to 14 lanes. The Radisson Blu located on-site and connected to Terminals 1 and 2 via covered skywalk.
Terminal 2 handles about 8 million travelers a year but there are plans for significant expansion to increase capacity to around 25 million people a year.
Terminal 3 is the smallest terminal at Manchester Airport and is connected to Terminal 1. It was built to serve British Airways services and many UK domestic flights, although a number of international airlines also use the terminal. Bewleys Hotel is located at the airport and is as easy 10 minute walk or quick shuttle ride from Terminal 3.
Not sure which terminal you are leaving from or arriving into? Visit Manchester Airport terminal information to full details.
Transfers between terminals are usually provided by your airline. If you have booked separately with 2 airlines (i.e. there is no transfer agreement in place and you do not have an onward boarding card) then you will need to reclaim your baggage and check in at the relevant terminal.
- To get between Terminals 1 and 2 with ease there is a moving walkway along the Skylink which takes around 15 minutes.
- To get between Terminals 1 and 3 there is an external walkway which takes 5 minutes.