How to get here
City Airport is conveniently located just 5 miles from Manchester City Centre, close to Junction 11 of the M60 on the A57 Liverpool Road.
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By Bus and Train
City Airport is situated on the main Manchester – Warrington bus link. Regular buses (numbers 67 and 100) operate along the A57 (Liverpool Road) at the airport entrance. Many of these bus services also pass Irlam and Eccles railway stations and also the Eccles Bus/Metrolink Interchange.
To slight at the airport via bus;
– Travelling Eastbound towards Eccles, there is a stop directly outside the airport entrance
– Travelling Westbound towards Warrnington. Alight at the stop for the A J Bell Stadium, cross at the crossing and the airport is approximately minutes walk.
For details of buses and trains, please visit www.tfgm.com
From the M60 Motorway, take the turnoff at Junction 11. At the roundabout, take the A57 towards Irlam. After a short distance the road becomes a Dual Carraigeway. You will see the Airfield buildings on the right. Take the next turning (signposted Barton Aerodrome).
If you are travelling from the Warrington Direction, following the A57 towards Eccles, the turnoff for the airport is about 1/2 mile after the Junction for the Macro Retail Building (on the right). You will then see the Airport Garage and the airport entrance is a left turn immediately after this.
City Heliport and Business Centre
Taxis and Car Hire
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Tel: 0161 661 7777 or 0161 793 6677
- Amended Airfield Operating Hours from Sunday 26th October and a reminder about Clock Change October 25, 2014
- Runway 09R/27L and 09L/27R – Change in Runway Designations October 24, 2014
- Airport Emergency Exercise – Wednesday 15th October October 11, 2014
- Special Offer – Base your aircraft for FREE ! October 7, 2014
- Flight Safety Evening – 14th October September 15, 2014
- North West Air Ambulance move to City Heliport September 13, 2014
- £5,000 Donated to North West Air Ambulance Charity September 9, 2014
- Fuel Price Changes September 9, 2014