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The Runway Visitor Park

Manchester Airport, Ringway WA15 8XQ, England
+44 161 489 3932
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First Time Visiter

Picked a good day for it as due to an Aviation event it was free entry to the Concorde area... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mike L
Aircraft heaven

If like me you love aircraft there is no better place in the UK to be. The car park is a bit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bridlington, United Kingdom
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“concorde tour” (94 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 yesterday

Picked a good day for it as due to an Aviation event it was free entry to the Concorde area (however you still had to pay to walk round inside the aircraft!). Commentary of incoming / outgoing aircraft by very Knowles ex-flight control staff. Managed...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If like me you love aircraft there is no better place in the UK to be. The car park is a bit expensive, £12 if you stay over 4 hours and some people think the restaurant expensive, but you can always take your own food...More

Thank clokedavid
Reviewed 1 week ago

great views of all aircraft coming in and out of airport, benches for picnics little park, cafe, car park £5 for 2 hours

Thank paulpaullodge
Reviewed 1 week ago

.. Whether you are a true plane spotter or just a novice or indeed just looking for somewhere to let the kids runabout .. this is a great day out.. Located behind and to the right of The Romper pub ... Admission is free to...More

Thank bhgoodwin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our 2 year old grandson to see the planes for the first time - we all absolutely loved this place. Lots of benches for a picnic, right on the runway. We saw loads of planes taking off & landing. Lovely grassy area, really...More

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the runway visitor park April last year for the Concorde tour and then June this year for the Nimrod tour. Both tours were fantastic. The tour guide was full of information and couldnt explain enough on both occasions about the backgrounds on these aircrafts....More

Thank gary m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good day out. All day activitiy. Good if it is warm, car park is overpriced though. Very close to runway so you get an excellent view of the planes.

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mother and father used to take my brother and I to Manchester airport plane spotting 40 years ago.... Now I returned the favour by taking my mother for the combined Concorde and Nimrod tour - it was fascinating. The Nimrod tour was very interesting -...More

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant place for plane spotting or even if you want to watch someone's plane arrive/takeoff. On a dry day there is a play area for kids, some where to eat and drink (£3.50 for a sausage sandwich), picnic tables if you take your own food...More

Thank EthAme46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the aviation viewing park to take the concorde classic tour.This was a fathers day gift for my dad and it didn't dissapoint.The tour starts with a short video shown to us by our very informative guide ron.After the video we were taken through...More

Thank manxroamer
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1 June 2017|
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
If the weather is good it's a day out but if raining a couple of hours
20 May 2017|
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Response from city0007 | Reviewed this property |
The flight number is EK18 due to depart at 1400 every day
20 May 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