Current Airport status - Access for the general public
We'd like to thank our regular visitors for their patience whilst we have been busy helping the Flying Schools and pilots return to flying. We're pleased that our current flying activity levels have been strong and we are building a stronger business as we emerge from the recent challenges.
Public visitors are welcome to visit our site. We are currently open Tuesday to Sunday from 9am until 6pm, plus Bank Holiday Monday 31st August from 9am until 6pm.
We ask that all visitors note the following:
If you have any Covid19 symptoms please do not visit us.
Please respect social distancing whilst on site.
Please allow pilots to go about their business uhindered.
Available car parking may be limited.
There are currently no public toilets available.
Our children's play area and Control Tower viewing balcony are currenty closed. (we are working to reopen these as soon as we are able)
Unfortunately at present we have no food/drink available, however please feel free to use our grass area and benches for your own picnics.
Flights by based and visiting aircraft
From August we are open Tuesday to Sunday from 9am-6pm (local). We also remain available for specific Emergency Services, Military flights and other pre-approved essential flights outside these hours.
For based pilots, and those wishing to visit us, please see our Return to Flying Page for more details.
Flights and Lessons
If you have flights or lessons booked please contact your Flying School directly for information about rebooking. If you have an experience voucher you will need to contact the company that sold you the voucher, or the Flying School that is undertaking the flight. You can find a list of Flying Schools at this page. www.cityairportandheliport.com/learn-to-fly
Flying Schools will have various restrictions and limitations to ensure it is conducted on a safe manner in relation to Covid-19 risks. Please contact your Flying School directly for information.
For customers of Manchester Flight Training please note that we are informed that this business has ceased trading. For information please write to the registered address (21 Charnwood Avenue, Denton, Manchester, M34 2WY) or email email@example.com
All our events are presently cancelled or postponed whilst we focus on rebuilding our aviation activities. We will continue to assess the present situation with regard to our future calendar of events.
Flying a Drone?
We still require all drone flights within our Flight Restricted Zone to be submitted for approval. Please visit www.cityairportandheliport.com/drones
Access to site.
For pilots and tenants requiring access to the site outside of our opening hours, in conjunction with our site security team we can arrange access where required. Please contact us for details.
Please note that at all times it is the pilots own responsibility to ensure social distancing rules are maintained, in accordance with Government guidelines in force at the time.
Notice to all tenants, suppliers, customers and clients of the Peel Group
Due to the current emergency situation resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, all offices of the Peel Group are currently unstaffed with many employees working from home and as a consequence of this, the Group is unable to accept delivery by post or in person of any documentation including formal notices or legal documents.
To ensure they are received promptly, please ensure copies of all documents and notices you wish to serve are sent to the following email addresses in addition to you sending copies by post or personal delivery:
Email addresses for legal or finance notices:
This requirement will be in force until further notice.
We want to thank all our employees for adapting to the changing environment and our customers for supporting us through this difficult time.
We will provide updates via our social media, email and website.
How to contact us
If you have an enquiry and wish to contact us, you can use any of the following methods.
Via Facebook - Message us directly via Facebook between 9am and 8pm (www.facebook.com/cityairport).
Via WhatsApp - Send us a message via WhatsApp between 9am and 8pm. Click this link https://wa.me/441619745882 to message or add us using 01619745882
Call us - You can get in touch by calling 01617891362 between 9am and 4.30pm Monday-Friday. (For Operational enquiries out of these hours please select the option for operations when calling).
Email us - For general enquiries, please email us at (Emails are checked daily Monday-Friday).
The team at City Airport | Manchester Heliport
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