Runway Visitor Park
Opening times 2017
*Please note: The above excludes special events such as TAS Social Evenings and the “Aviation Weekend”.
The Park is closed on Christmas day and Boxing day.
The Park is FREE for visitors who get there by foot, bicycle or on public transport.
Parking Costs Car and motorbike parking charges are as follows: £5 up to 2 hours, £10 from 2 hours up to 4 hours, and £12 for all stays over 4 hours.
Coach parking is charged at a flat rate of £12.
Parking is free for all conference delegates.
Parking charges are included in the price of all aircraft tours.
Guide and Assistance Dogs are welcome at the Park (Other dogs are not permitted due to the proximity of the runways)
The Runway Visitor Park is located at:
Arriving 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 (opposite DHL). At the Romper Pub / Church junction turn right onto Wilmslow Old Road and follow the road to the Runway Visitor Park gates.
From Wilmslow: travel along the A538 in the direction of Altrincham, pass under the Airport Runway Tunnels, take the next turning on the right (opposite DHL) towards the Romper Pub. On reaching the Romper take a right turn by the Church onto the old Wilmslow Road. Follow the road (approx half a mile) to the Runway Visitor Park entrance gates.
Please note: Unfortunately, the RVP is not very well sign posted from the A538
Arriving by train / Bus : Manchester Airport train station is less than 3 miles from the Park. The 200 bus currently runs an hourly service to the Runway Visitor Park. For exact times please contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233.