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The Runway Visitor Park

Manchester Airport, Ringway WA15 8XQ, England
+44 161 489 3932
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If you want to see planes at close quarters it's great!

We came here with our three year old before flying to Barcelona. We wanted him to get excited about... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dave H
York, United Kingdom
via mobile
Worth the car parking charge

We went on a Sunday afternoon and the place was buzzing with families and activity. We had drinks... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Stockport, United Kingdom
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“concorde tour” (96 reviews)
“per hour” (57 reviews)
“play area” (42 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Manchester Airport, Ringway WA15 8XQ, England
This attraction is at Manchester Intl Airport
+44 161 489 3932
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here with our three year old before flying to Barcelona. We wanted him to get excited about flying and it worked! The main attraction is of course the proximity to the runway. You are very close to ground operations and there is always...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on a Sunday afternoon and the place was buzzing with families and activity. We had drinks in the cafe and sat outside and watched all the planes landing. We also bought a few things in the on site shop. There are bouncy castles...More

Thank Babsstockport
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It used to be a tradition of ours, before we went on holiday, to go to runway visitor park to see the aeroplanes. Won't be doing it again. Parking is £5 for up to 2 hours and £10 over 2 hours. Their website suggests bus...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Last few weeks of the school holidays & where to go that doesn't cost the earth?.. let's head for the skies & the Runway visitors centre. We've been here before, get a good day & time it right you get a good mixture of aircraft...More

Thank steven b
Reviewed 5 days ago

We travelled to the Runway Visitor park as a treat for my 2 Great Nephews. This was there 1st visit to an Airport & to be able to get so close to the Big Planes was a very exciting experience for them. We took a...More

Thank nodski
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went on Sunday to watch the planes take of and land as our toddler is fascinated by them. What a surprise when we arrived. There was loads to do, you can look around a retired BAE Trident, another airplane whos type I can't recall...More

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good for plane spotting, but the new fence turns what used to be a great view into an OK view. Concorde tours oddly stop at 2pm in peak season and it's virtually impossible to even have a decent look at her through the tinted windows....More

Thank James R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fab place. We booked the Concord tour to coincide with emirates 380 departing at 2pm. The guides were wonderful, Geoff & Bob. Concord itself is beautiful. Would definitely recommend a visit for anyone who has an interest in planes.

Thank 780gills
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited with my parents and 2 children aged 6 & 4 . My Dad & the kids did the tour of Concorde. Very friendly and helpful staff & lovely facility. Would recommend to anyone visiting Manchester

Thank lesleyanne d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here with our 2 year old who loved seeing the planes up close. We thought it would be a 'cheapish' day out, sadly we were wrong and it could end up costing a lot. £5 for 2 hours parking or £12 for 4...More

Thank Stephen C
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2 June 2017|
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Response from Simon D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Becky, It depends what you want from the day out or trip to be honest. The cafe is great, but an hour or maybe a couple of hours maximum is all that a person can manage there. If you are into planes then the viewing is... More
21 May 2017|
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Response from city0007 | Reviewed this property |
The flight number is EK18 due to depart at 1400 every day
21 May 2017|
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Response from KeithHewitt | Reviewed this property |
Take off is 2pm If planning to do the Concorde experience, which is so good, book the 1pm tour. And then when it finishes at 1.45 time for a coffee or sandwich and watch the A380 leave