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The Runway Visitor Park

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Address: Manchester Airport | Manchester, Trafford WA15 8XQ, England
Phone Number: 161 489 3932
This attraction is at Manchester Intl Airport
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Concorde Tour

Our visit was organized on a Sunday, so it was fairly busy in the Car Park but once parked up there was loads of room around. The weather was sunny, so watching the Planes take... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Peter K
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our visit was organized on a Sunday, so it was fairly busy in the Car Park but once parked up there was loads of room around. The weather was sunny, so watching the Planes take off was very pleasant and relaxing. The purpose of our visit was actually to attend a Carvery and Concorde Tour. Our original intention was to... More 

Thank Peter K
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105 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great activity on a clear day as it's an exciting visit for young children. There are areas for the children to play and also take a look inside a plane. Furthermore, it's a good day for all types of people to have lunch and drink and sit and watch the planes.

1 Thank Rosie W
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit today to attend a trade show in the concord building, the staff were horrible. All of the guests today would have been important customers of our host Carlsberg, however the staff on site had no respect for their guests or clients. The parking attendants seemed determined to park the nicest cars in the longest grass and be as... More 

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Barnsley,South Yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went mainly to view Concorde but we stopped longer to watch the aircraft. We went in the cafe before viewing Concorde, decent price for a cuppa. We had a meal after our viewing in the restaurant, again, good value & quality of food. If you want to view Concorde i would advise pre-booking, we did it via Groupon &... More 

Thank coobie
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for the transport festival having been a few times before which had nice days out watching places how ever on the festival day a few things let it down that could have been helped , the shuttle bus got stuck behind cars queuing to enter the facility as only one person was serving more people could have gotten... More 

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You get an absolutely brilliant view of the airport here and it's only a fiver for under two hours - great stuff. Just make sure you phone ahead and plan times if you actually want a plane tour or to see Concorde - Amazon were holding a recruitment event when we visited so the pointy plane was out of bounds.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good facility for viewing the comings and goings of various aircraft,carrier parking remains expensive along with the cafe am a regular visitor and enjoy my visits on this occasion food not so good and staff not helpful or friendly otherwise an excellent facility

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A number of planes on display outside along with Concorde in a hangar. Unfortunately, on day we visited could not get into Concorde viewing area as was booked out for corporate function. Plenty of viewing areas of the runways. Would recommend checking g to see whether Concorde exhibition area is open to public as was no indication of it's closure... More 

Thank Liz H
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are raised areas to see the runway which are great and in some areas you can get close to the runway. The Concorde exhibition was also interesting. There is a serious lack of parking though and we ended up parking on the verge opposite the entrance

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have any interest in aviation, or simply fancy a cheap day out you must come here. Excellent viewing of the landing and taking off of a huge variety of aircraft. Plenty of other attractions here too. Inexpensive day out - just a relatively small charge for parking.

Thank Adam T

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