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Runway 2 to be used overnight on 38 nights

by Lib Dem team on 4 January, 2016

Manchester Airport has told us that, for routine maintenance, runway 1 will be closed and runway 2 used for up to 38 nights (10pm to 6am) in 2016. You can see the dates and details here. Runway 2 flights can be noisier for some local residents.

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The media is reporting that Amazon plans to build a huge depot at Airport City, south of Wythenshawe. That’s great news for jobs, as its forecast to employ between 1,000 and 1,500 people and we welcome it. The Lib Dems have been arguing for some time that building at Airport City without improving the transport […]

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Manchester Airport have informed us that routine maintenance on Runway 1 means Runway 2 will be used between 10pm and 6am on several dates in 2015. The dates are: June 2nd, 3rd and 4th July 7th and 8th August 4th and 5th September 1st and 2nd October 6th and 7th November 3rd and 4th December […]

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Overnight closure of Manchester’s runway 1 next week

by Lib Dem team on 17 March, 2015

From Manchester Airport: Runway Closures 2015 During March 2015 we are carrying out maintenance work to the eastern taxiways adjoining Runway 1(Runway 23R/05L); the programme will require five nights of closure. Further work will be required during 2015 and so two dates each month have been identified between May and December. This has enabled a […]

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M56 closed weekend of 28th Feb/1st March 2015

by Lib Dem team on 20 February, 2015

From Manchester Airport: The Highways Agency and their appointed contractors are continuing work to replace the Thorley Lane Bridge over the M56, situated between junctions 5&6. To enable the successful completion of the works a full closure of the M56 between Junctions 5 and 6 in both directions is planned from 22:00 on Friday 27 […]

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Airport runway closures 8th-12th April

by Lib Dem team on 4 April, 2013

Manchester Airport will be closing Runway 1 overnight for routine maintenance from Monday 8th to Friday 12th April 2013. As a result, Runway 2 will be used as the sole runway from 9.30pm to 6am from Monday 8th until the work is completed. The prevailing weather conditions will determine which direction aircraft will take off […]

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Manchester Airport Outreach at Cheadle Library

by Lib Dem team on 18 September, 2012

Manchester Airport Community Outreach will be coming to Cheadle Library on Friday 28th September 2012 from 9am to 4pm. Drop by to find out more about flightpaths and procedures, the airport education website, the Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund, or to ask any other questions you might have. For more information, call 08000 967 967 […]

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Come along to the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning at Cheadle Library, in support of Macmillan Cancer Support, and meet the Manchester Airport Community Relations Team too. The coffee morning is at Cheadle Library between 9.30am and 11.30am on Friday 28th September 2012.  Have a coffee and a cake, raise some money for Macmillan and meet […]

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Manchester Airport latest fuel supply information

by Lib Dem team on 6 June, 2012

Despite a lot of speculation, it seems the reality of Manchester Airport’s fuel problems are looking a little more mundane and it may well be that relatively few travellers are inconvenienced. Here is the latest statement from Manchester Airport, published at 5pm on 6th June 2012. Today the airline fuel supply companies operating at Manchester […]

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Due to maintenance on the taxiway alongside runway 1 at Manchester Airport, the runway will be closed between 10pm and 6am from the night of Monday 11th June until 6am on Friday 15th June. During that period (between 10pm and 6am only) runway 2 will be the sole runway in use. More information at

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