Airport News

Manchester Airport unveils new surfacing

Thu, 11 Sep, 2008

Manchester Airport has had a new floor installed in its Terminal 1 security area, it has been reported.

According to, the bespoke floor is designed to withstand the large numbers of passengers - approximately 15,000 - that pass through the terminal building every day, as well as looking more aesthetically pleasing.

Tony Fleming, of Manchester Airport's architect Aedas, said: "We are pleased with the end result and it fits perfectly with Manchester Airport's vision of a clean, simple and inviting environment for Terminal 1."

Manchester Airport was voted European airport of the year in 2001 and is served by around 95 airlines flying more than 19.5 million passengers to over 180 destinations each year, reports the Manchester Airport Guide.

Terminal 1 offers a number of facilities for travellers, including a Bureau de Change, cash dispensers, internet points and a number of restaurants and bars.

Airlines operating out of Terminal 1 include Air Canada, bmi, Iberia, Lufthansa, Olympic and SAS.

Joe Evans

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