Manchester Airport Informational Guide to Manchester International Airport - MAN - Non Official

Manchester Airport Terminal 3

Manchester Airport Terminal 3 was inaugurated in 1989 by Princess Diana of Wales.  

Terminal 3 is the domestic terminal, as it was built by British Airways and designed by Grimshaw Architects.

British Airways is one of the primary users of the terminal, followed by codeshare partner airlines. 


Terminal 3 at Manchester Airport consists of the following levels:

Level 1 

Arrivals and lower gates.

The Arrivals level counts with the baggage claim area, among other services such as information desk, assistance point, ATM, internet desks and food, drink and retail concessions. 

It is also home of the ground transportation options (taxis, limousines, buses, shuttles, rental cars, parking lots, etc.)

Level 2 


Level 3 

Check-in and Departures. 

Find in the departures level a couple of check-in zones: Zone C and Zone B, among five ticketing desks.

There is a separate access to the boarding gates 141, 51-56 and 50 to 44, 142 to 150. Please note that boarding gates 142 to 150 are accessible by stairs or lift. 

Level 4 


Transfer between Terminals 

Terminal 3 is accessible by shuttle bus or by foot.


See the Services at Manchester Airport Terminal 3: 

- Shops and Duty Free 
- Restaurants, cafeterias
- Trolleys
- VAT refunds
- Currency exchange
- Internet desks
- Customer service desk
- Assistance
- Assembly points
- ATMs
- Fast Track 
- Breastfeeding facility
- Transportation access

See more Services


Escape Lounge: Terminal 3. Open from 5:00am to 5:00pm. Services: premium food, Wi-Fi, snacks, drinks, among others. 

1903 Airport Lounge: Terminal 3. It is an adults only lounge. Services: Free Wi-Fi, snacks, beverages, food. Service hours: From 05:10 am to 08:30 pm.

Purchase your pass to Manchester Airport Lounges