Please PPR (Prior Permission Required) for inbound flights prior to your departure, as we may have certain restrictions in place which we may need to brief you on beforehand. PPR is required by telephone for Non Radio aircraft. For details of how to apply for flights outside our normal opening hours, please click here.

For telephone PPR or additional briefing information, call us on 0161 789 1362.

Please ensure that you are familiar with the Local Airspace, in particular, vertical and horizontal limits of nearby Controlled Airspace associated with Liverpool and Manchester Control Zones and also the requirements for using the Manchester Low Level Route where applicable.


Landing Fee payments can be completed by phone after landing, or preferably by using our online Self Service Portal

You can also submit your PPR using the form below.

National Lockdown Notice

The Airport will be operating on a request basis only. To allow us to plan staffing, runway inspections and fuel availability, if you intend to fly (for flights permitted within the Government Rules and Guidelines), you must submit your bookout request by 12pm the prior day.


Your PPR is not approved until you receive a specific movement approval. Approved aircraft movements will be subject to runway conditions being suitable to permit flights to take place. 


Please refer to NOTAM's or check our ATIS for details on the day of your flight. 

Please see our Covid-19 page for more details.

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Privacy Policy

To protect your privacy, City Airport Ltd will never distribute your name, e-mail address or other information to any third parties except partner organisations and service providers with whom it is essential to share information for operational purposes, and government departments where required under the regulations within which we operate.

Please see our full Privacy Notice for more information


Tel: +44 161 789 1362

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Our present opening hours may vary. Please see our Covid19 page for details.



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