Manchester Airport Terminal 2 drop-off changes

If you’re dropping a family member or friend at Manchester Airport Terminal 2, then you’ll need to read on to find out where you’ll be going – because recent changes have been made to where passengers drop off, pick up and park, as well as a few changes to the road network.

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Manchester Airport Terminal 2 forecourt – image credit: Manchester Airport

As part of the £1 billion redevelopment of Manchester Airport, changes in and around Terminal 2 will be ongoing for the next couple of years. These changes include alterations to passenger drop-off and pick-up and come into force from Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 00.01.

Drop-off changes at Terminal 2 explained

From October 19, the departures forecourt at Terminal 2 will no longer be accessible for passenger drop-off. If you’re dropping off family or friends, you’ll now be directed to a new departures forecourt which will be located on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park.

If you’re unfamiliar will the Manchester Airport layout, there will be plenty of signage to direct you to the drop-off area and disabled bays are located on levels 1,2 and 3 for Blue Badge holders – the postcode for sat-navs remains M904ZY

There is a height restriction for the drop-off facility of 2m, vehicles exceeding this can use the over-height car park.

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3 comments for “Manchester Airport Terminal 2 drop-off changes

  1. David Brown
    January 18, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    Is the over height drop off and pick up point still at the side of the multi story at T 2 as last time i went it was closed except to builders.

  2. John
    October 20, 2017 at 8:22 pm

    Will this now require a payment to get out of the car park when previously dropping off was free ?

  3. terry Smith
    October 18, 2017 at 6:42 pm

    where will private coaches be dropping off for terminal 2

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