City Airport and Heliport is ideally situated in Salford and just five miles from Manchester City Centre and less than one mile from Junction 11 of the M60 orbital motorway and within easy reach of many world class venues and attractions. We are the discreet alternative to major airports, whether you are the operator of a private aircraft or a helicopter operator involved in the transportation of VIPS – our highly experienced team can help ensure your onward transport is seamless, so your ultimate destination is reached as swiftly as possible.
As a guide the table below shows approximate distance and travel times between the airport and local attractions/ venues by car or taxi. Please click the Google Maps for more detailed directions.
Further details about public transport links and taxi companies to and from the airport, as well as important information re the postcodes for the airport and heliport (which differ) can be found here.
|Manchester City Centre||15 minutes|
|Manchester Opera House||National Football Museum||Wheel of Manchester|
|Manchester Opera House||Phones 4u Arena||Manchester Central|
|The Bridgewater Hall||Manchster Art Gallery||Museum of Science and Indusry|
|Salford, Salford Quays and Old Trafford||11 minutes|
|Media City UK, BBC North and Granada Studios||Manchester United - Old Trafford||Old Trafford Cricket Ground|
|The Lowry||Lowry Outlet and Cinema||Imperial War Museum North|
|Visit Salford||Historic Worsley||The Bridgewater Canal|
|Trafford Quays and The Trafford Centre||2 minutes - 7 minutes|
|intu Trafford Centre||Event City||Chill Factore indoor Ski Slope|
|Airkix indoor Sky Diving||AJ Bell Salford City Stadium||Trafford Golf Centre|
Other nearby locations
There is an abundance of hotel accommodation in the area, to suit all tastes and budgets. A selection is detailed below :
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