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City Airport & Heliport

  • Manchester
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Tourist Attractions, Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

Take a front row and watch as planes take off and land at City Airport & Heliport in Salford. This is the perfect attraction for plane-lovers of all ages - it’s open all year round, it’s free and you can stay as long as you like!

Invite the kids to act out their aviation dreams at the Play Zone. You won’t have to ask twice! This fun outdoor play area features all the classics - swings, fireman's pole and a slide, as well as a Control Tower building with climbing net and a ride-on aeroplane.

Make a day out of it  - bring some food and have a picnic! City Airport & Heliport has a designated picnic area with lots of tables where you can sit and still see the planes passing in the sky above. Let’s just say,  by the end of the day, the whole family will be flying high!

  • Watch planes take off & land
  • Awesome playground for the kids
  • Great for a family picnic
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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 20:00 (or dusk if earlier)


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


Liverpool Road, Eccles, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M30 7SA, England

Phone number

01617 891362



Click here to visit City Airport & Heliport's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

There are baby food facilities available.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Extensive Gluten Free menu within the 'Runway26' Cafe, Bar and Diner.

Yes, City Airport & Heliport is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, City Airport & Heliport have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome

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