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Welcome to

CITY AIRPORT

(Manchester Barton)

GREAT LOCATION, CONVENIENT AND FRIENDLY

WELCOME

Welcome to Manchester's ORIGINAL Airport! City Airport (also known as Barton Aerodrome),  a thriving general aviation airport situated in the City of Salford, just 5 miles from Manchester City Centre.

Our goal is to ensure that City Airport can be a sustainable and thriving business and also a valuable and well respected aviation and local community asset. 

CELEBRATING 90 YEARS

This year we are celebrating our 90th year with a variety of events and promotions.

Click here to find out more.

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DISCOVER A HIDDEN WORLD OF AVIATION ON YOUR DOORSTEP

City Airport is not just an Airport, it's a destination for everyone. A great place to bring the kids, enjoy our events from Fireworks to Fun Fairs, drop in to our Runway26 Cafe and Bar, and soak up the aviation atmosphere. Find our more at our dedicated visitor web site.

OUR AVIATION SERVICES AND FACILITIES FOR AIRCREW

We are located in the City of Salford, Greater Manchester. We are perfectly positioned for quick access to Manchester City Centre, Media City UK, Old Trafford Football and Cricket Stadiums, Ethiad Stadium, The Manchester Arena, the Intu Trafford Shopping Centre and much more across the North West region.

OUR LOCATION

For business users and simple ease of access, City Airport is quicker, more convenient, and more cost effective. 

Located just 5 miles from Manchester City Centre and on the doorstep of the regions Motorway network.

OUR FACILITIES

We offer 7 day availability and are open until 8pm in the Summer months. We offer Avgas 100LL and Jet A1 fuel. Parking and Hangarage is available and we also have our own 'Runway26' Cafe, Bar and Diner.

FLYING COMMUNITY

For owners of aircraft or flying groups, City Airport has a thriving aviation social community with a fantastic mix of aircraft, helicopters, microlights, gyroplanes and even paragliders.

TAKE TO THE SKIES!
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With our well established Flying Schools based at City Airport, you can reach your ambition and take to the sky!

 

All schools offer Trial Lessons, and full courses for the Private Pilot Licence, and whether you prefer Aircraft, Microlights, Helicopters or Gyroplanes there is something for you!

CALL US

Tel: +44 161 789 1362

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OPENING HOURS

Open from 8.15am (British Summer Time) or from 9am (Winter) 

Close at Sunset or 8pm (whichever earlier)
 

OUR ADDRESS

City Airport, Liverpool Road, Eccles, Manchester. M30 7SA

How to get to us

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

© 2020 City Airport Ltd

City Airport & Heliport is managed by City Airport Ltd. Registered in England and Wales.
Company Number 05241149 VAT Number GB 991 2815 95.

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