Manchester airport is preparing to consolidate its operations into Terminal One in readiness for a "significant decrease in customers over the coming weeks" owing to England’s new national lockdown.
From Wednesday (11 November), all flights will operate from Terminal One – both departures and arrivals. Terminal Two, which has been shut since early September, and Terminal Three will be shut.
Any passengers returning to Manchester after 11 November who have cars parked at Terminal Three will be contacted to advise them of the change.
Karen Smart, Manchester airport managing director, said: "The coronavirus pandemic poses an unprecedented challenge to our airport and to our wider industry, but we are determined to provide passengers with the best possible service in the circumstances, ensuring both their safety and comfort."
Smart continued: "When it became clear England would enter a second national lockdown, we moved quickly to put an appropriate plan of action in place, which will safeguard the continued operation of our airport during these uncertain times. This includes closing Terminal Three from Wednesday 11 November until further notice.
"Changing our operation like this is not straightforward, and I would like to thank our dedicated teams for their hard work in preparing for this scenario. We will keep this decision under constant review and communicate any further changes to our customers."
She added: "I would encourage all passengers who will be travelling through Manchester airport this month to ensure that they are familiar with all of the guidance in place, both from the UK government and at their destination."