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.

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.

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By Road

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.

Airport Address

City Airport
Liverpool Road
M30 7SA

Heliport Address

City Heliport and Business Centre
Liverpool Road
M30 7RU

Taxis and Car Hire

Lynch Private Hire – Taxis, Executive Hire, Minibuses

Tel: 0161 661 7777 or 0161 793 6677

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