Terminal 3 at Manchester

Terminal 3 was opened in 1989 by Diana, Princess of Wales as 'Terminal A' and had many names before final re-designation as Terminal 3 in May 1998. The primary user British Airways, opened their £75 million terminal facility designed by Grimshaw Architects and are been worked along with codeshare parted partner airlines (Oneworld Alliance). Other airlines which operate from this terminal include American Airlines, Ryanair, KLM, Flybe and Air France. This terminal is also used for UK domestic flights.

The drop off for Terminal 3 is a little further from the drop off for Terminal 1. After the Clayton hotel sign take the first exit on the roundabout. At the next 2 mini-roundabouts take the third and second exits respectively and the drop off is directly ahead.

Please note that limited waiting time is strictly enforced at the terminal. Please ensure you follow instructions for the meet and greet services to avoid delay and been moved on.

Terminal 3 provide the perfect place to unwind before flying with a choice of restaurants and cafes including Costa Coffee to suit every travellers need. Also for those last minute travel essentials, terminal 3 has a wide range of shops to offer.