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The Runway Visitor Park

Manchester Airport, Ringway WA15 8XQ, England
+44 161 489 3932
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It used to be a tradition of ours, before we went on holiday, to go to runway visitor park to see... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Andrew P
Cheadle, United Kingdom
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School holidays..

Last few weeks of the school holidays & where to go that doesn't cost the earth?.. let's head for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
steven b
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“concorde tour” (95 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here on Saturday afternoon with family. I have been before as I live fairly close to the airport. For being able to view planes landing and taking-off it is perfect. Great spot and you couldn't really get any closer to the action. However...More

Thank ruth161276
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guy in the car park hut had us in stitches as soon as we arrived, everything was sign posted, so no chance of straying from the path. A Lancaster bomber flew over on its way to Woodford to my husbands delight. We were escorted...More

Thank Helen G
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June 1, 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
May 20, 2017|
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Response from city0007 | Reviewed this property |
The flight number is EK18 due to depart at 1400 every day
May 20, 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