Guernsey Airport - Route from Car Park to Aircraft

La Villiaze, Forest, Guernsey GY8 0DS

01481 237 766

airport@gov.gg

www.guernsey-airport.gov.gg

Guide Last Updated: 13/12/2016

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Access Guide

  • After parking in the main car park, there is path exiting the car park.

  • Follow the path for approximately 10m, the path merges with the main path.

  • After approximately 40m the path leads to a crossing point with dropped kerbs, the dropped kerbs have tactile paving.

  • The crossing point gives access to to the terminal building.

  • After crossing, passengers turn left and follow the path for approximately 20m to the Departures Entrances.

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  • After parking in the overflow car park, there is tarmac area leading to a crossing point.

  • The crossing point has dropped kerbs, the dropped kerbs have tactile paving.

  • The crossing point gives access from the overflow car park to the path in front of terminal building.

  • After crossing, follow the path for approximately 95m to the Departures Entrances.

  • The surface of the path is block paving.

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  • After entering the airport via the Departures Entrance into the main concourse, the check in desks are located directly ahead after you enter.

  • There is step free access from the entrance to the desks.

  • There is a roped off queuing system, passengers requiring assistance can bypass this is needed.

  • A member of staff can provide assistance with baggage at the desks.

  • There is seating available within the main concourse.

  • The surface of the main concourse is vinyl.

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  • After passengers have checked in any baggage, they are directed to security.

  • Security is located to the right of the check in desks.

  • Security is approximately 5m from the nearest check in desk.

  • There is step free access from the check in desks to security.

  • A member of staff can provide assistance throughout security and there is alternative route around the security barrier for wheelchair users.

  • After passing through security, there is step free access into the departures lounge.

  • Once in the Departure Lounge, there is step free access to the departure gates.

  • There are 5 departure gates.

  • The nearest departure gate is approximately 10m from Security.

  • There are clear pathways between the seating leading to each gate.

  • The departure gates are automatic doors and are 100cm wide.

  • The gates are held open when passengers are boarding.

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  • After passing through the Departure Gates, there is a covered walkway.

  • The covered walkway leads to a number of automatic doors which give access to the apron.

  • The automatic doors are 150cm wide.

  • The automatic doors are held open when passengers are boarding the aircraft.

  • There is step free access across the apron to the aircraft.

  • The distance to the aircraft will vary depending on the departure gate.

  • Depending on the type of aircraft, there are 2 different types of equipment to overcome the steps onto the aircraft.

  • For the propeller planes there is a stair climber chair available.

  • For the jet engine planes there is an ambulift available.

  • Once onboard procedures will vary depending on the airline, before booking contact the airline to find out more information.

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