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The Runway Visitor Park

Manchester Airport, Ringway WA15 8XQ, England
+44 161 489 3932
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The Concord Tour was excellent

We went on a wet day, so no hanging about outside. A tour of the Concord was available, so that’s... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mal P
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Tralee, Ireland
Amazing place - go there!

Spent a fantastic Sunday morning at this visitor centre. We did the Nimrod and Concorde technical... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian D
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
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“concorde tour” (96 reviews)
“per hour” (57 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Manchester Airport, Ringway WA15 8XQ, England
This attraction is at Manchester Intl Airport
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+44 161 489 3932
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a wet day, so no hanging about outside. A tour of the Concord was available, so that’s what we did. We were shown inside and outside the Concord, including the Flight Deck. It is all explained to you, very interesting and understandable....More

Thank Mal P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a fantastic Sunday morning at this visitor centre. We did the Nimrod and Concorde technical tour and it was fantastic. The whole experience was perfect, easy to find, free parking on-site, friendly and quick receptionist who had us checked in and on the tour...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very good site to close to the aircraft, whilst still being kept at a safe distance, there is a cafe and gift shop available when you have enough plane spotting. Guided tours of Concorde and the Nimrod aircraft are available.at a price,...More

Thank The_Plastic_Spaceman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great afternoon out with the kids. Parking can get expensive if you stay longer than 2 hours. Food is also expensive, but viewing the planes is fab!

Thank DataDave76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a lover of aviation this place is great. You get a cracking view of the planes landing and taking off. Nice restaurant here and outside chippy on certain days. Good model shop here as well. If you spend extra you can get to see...More

2  Thank Mark J
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We came here with our three year old before flying to Barcelona. We wanted him to get excited about flying and it worked! The main attraction is of course the proximity to the runway. You are very close to ground operations and there is always...More

2  Thank Dave H
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went on a Sunday afternoon and the place was buzzing with families and activity. We had drinks in the cafe and sat outside and watched all the planes landing. We also bought a few things in the on site shop. There are bouncy castles...More

1  Thank Babsstockport
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

It used to be a tradition of ours, before we went on holiday, to go to runway visitor park to see the aeroplanes. Won't be doing it again. Parking is £5 for up to 2 hours and £10 over 2 hours. Their website suggests bus...More

1  Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Last few weeks of the school holidays & where to go that doesn't cost the earth?.. let's head for the skies & the Runway visitors centre. We've been here before, get a good day & time it right you get a good mixture of aircraft...More

Thank steven b
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We travelled to the Runway Visitor park as a treat for my 2 Great Nephews. This was there 1st visit to an Airport & to be able to get so close to the Big Planes was a very exciting experience for them. We took a...More

Thank nodski
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Mumymay
31 August 2017|
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Response from Pam R | Reviewed this property |
Yes the café is very close to the runway, it's better outside the café. We spent about 3 hours there but we did the Nimrod and Concorde tour which took about 2 hours. Well worth a visit.
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beckyinit
2 June 2017|
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Response from Simon D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Becky, It depends what you want from the day out or trip to be honest. The cafe is great, but an hour or maybe a couple of hours maximum is all that a person can manage there. If you are into planes then the viewing is... More
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ManPick
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
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