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About City Airport Manchester (EGCB)
|Address:||Liverpool Rd, Eccles, Manchester M30 7SA|
|Phone:||+44(0)161 789 1362|
|Arrivals:||Brewarrina Airport (BWQ) Arrivals|
|Departures:||Dirranbandi Airport (DRN) Departures|
|Weather|| Temperature: 6°C|
Wind: 4.1 k/h
Pressure: 1027 hpa
|Map:||Click to view airport map|
|Hotels:||Click to view nearest hotels|
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City Airport (ICAO: EGCB) is a general aviation airport in the Barton-upon-Irwell area of Eccles, in the City of Salford, Greater Manchester, England. Formerly known as Barton Aerodrome and City Airport Manchester, it is known by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) as Manchester/Barton.
It is situated 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi) west of Manchester and was the United Kingdom’s first purpose-built municipal airport. Featuring four grass runways, it is one of the busiest general aviation airports in the UK. The airfield operates seven days a week, from 9 am (8.15am winter) until 8pm or sunset (whichever earlier) for fixed-wing aircraft. Commercial, private, military, police and air ambulance helicopters can operate during the hours of darkness by arrangement, as the airfield can be equipped with portable runway lighting.
The airport is also used as a refuelling stop for light aircraft and helicopters. However, it lies on the edge of Chat Moss and the aircraft movements area suffers from occasional periods of waterlogging, restricting fixed wing operations at those times. Recent works to improve drainage on the airfield have seen some success in reducing the number of closures.
Manchester Barton Aerodrome has a CAA Ordinary Licence (Number P886) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction as authorised by the licensee (City Airport Limited). The aerodrome is not licensed for night use.
Closest Airports To ()
Here are the 10 closest airports to .
- Manchester Woodford Airport (Woodfort, United Kingdom - 14 miles)
- Liverpool John Lennon Airport (Liverpool, United Kingdom - 21 miles)
- Warton Airport (Warton, United Kingdom - 28 miles)
- RAF Woodvale (Woodvale, United Kingdom - 28 miles)
- Hawarden Airport (Hawarden, United Kingdom - 32 miles)
- Blackpool Airport (Blackpool, United Kingdom - 33 miles)
- Leeds Bradford Airport (Leeds, United Kingdom - 40 miles)
- Sheffield City Heliport (Fowlmere, United Kingdom - 42 miles)
- RAF Ternhill (Ternhill, United Kingdom - 42 miles)
Duty Free Allowance at City Airport Manchester
If you are travelling to United Kingdom from a country within the EU, then you can bring in an unlimited amount of goods that you have bought in that country as long as the price you paid included tax and the goods are for your own personal use (this also includes items that you intend to be gifts).
What are the limits on duty free cigarettes/alcohol at City Airport Manchester from inside the EU
Despite there not being a limit on the amount of alcoholic and tobacco goods that you can bring in from a country in the EU, if you have goods that are more than the following guidelines, then there is a good chance that you will be questioned by a Customs Officer about what you intend to do with the goods:
- 800 cigarettes, 200 cigars, or 1 kg of tobacco
- 110 litres of beer
- 10 litres of spirits
- 90 litres of wine
- 20 litres of fortified wine
What are the limits on duty free cigarettes/alcohol at City Airport Manchester from outside the EU
If you are entering United Kingdom from a country outside of the EU, then your allowance changes to the amounts listed below. Again, these must be for your own personal use. If you intend to sell the goods or if you go over these allowances, then you may have to pay duty and/or tax).
- 200 cigarettes, 100 cigarillos, 50 cigars, or 250g of tobacco
- 4 litres of still wine
- 1 litre of alcohol over 22% volume or 2 litres of alcohol less than 22% volume
- 16 litres of beer
- up to £390 worth of all other goods