Living Near Manchester Airport

living near the airport

2015 saw Manchester Airport crowned as the best airport in the UK, beating Heathrow and Gatwick and the site’s been in use since the 1960s. The peak in passenger numbers came as a result of the addition of new international routes, as well as the announcement of £1 billion investment in the airport.

With the rapid growth expected at Manchester Airport, it is understandable that nearby residents will have some concerns about the impact it will have on the surrounding area.

To combat this, the airport operates a successful noise complaints policy, and does everything it can to ensure minimal noise and pollution problems locally. For a full list of airport contacts, see our airport contacts page.

While aircraft flight paths might have a negative effect on house prices in the area, living so close to a major airport may be a positive thing for frequent flyers, or those working in the aviation industry.

If you live near Manchester airport or are considering a move to the area you can keep an accurate eye on the property market with Our Property house prices. As well as checking exact sale prices you can check property price statistics in the surrounding area by simply clicking on the post code area you are interested in below:

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Living near Manchester Airport

No matter how close you are to the airport, it can affect you. Having an airport as a neighbour can be great: they often have great public transport links and taxi firms, provide jobs at the airport and with local hotels and attractions. On the flip side, residents may experience issues with air and road traffic, tourists and noise disturbances.

Check out Our Property to help explain what it’s like living close to Manchester Airport.