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Runway Visitor Park

Our Runway Visitor Park makes a perfect family day out or event venue

Manchester Airport Runway Visitor Park

Runway Visitor Park Tier 3 Update

Our Runway Visitor Park will remain open and social distancing measures are in place across the park, with over 9,000 square metres of outdoor space and more than 50 outdoor picnic benches.

Our RVP Café will stay open and our tours and Junior Flight Academy will still operate as usual with COVID measures in place. Our other facilities such as the outdoor play area, shop and indoor toilets will also remain open to the public. 

If you have a pre-booking with us and wish to amend your booking or get a refund, please contact

Runway Visitor Park

  • The Runway Visitor Park, located a short distance away from the main Airport, offers a unique and diverse experience for people of all ages to enjoy.
  • With our perfect placement next to the runway, you can enjoy an unparalleled view of the take off and landings of planes at the airport.
  • No matter whether you’re looking for a fun day out with the family, or to explore our retired aircrafts such as the famous Concorde, we can cater a special day out for all.
  • Our most popular events are Concorde Tours and our Junior Flyers academies for ages 4-7 and 8-12.

Find out more about the Runway Visitor Park

How to get to the Runway Visitor Park


The Runway Visitor Park is located at:

The Runway Visitor Park
Sunbank Lane
WA15 8XQ

By Car:

From the M56, leave at Junction 6 and follow the A538 to Wilmslow. After approximately 500 metres take a left turn down Sunbank Lane. At the T-junction go right onto Wilmslow Old Road and follow the road to the Runway Visitor Park gates.

By Train:

Manchester Airport train station is less than 3 miles from the Runway Visitor Park. You can catch the 200 bus from the station out to the Park. Contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 for more details on specific bus times.