Departures Security

Stansted Airport, Bassingbourn Road, Essex CM24 1QW

0844 335 1803

www.stanstedairport.com

Guide Last Updated: 04/09/2018

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Access Guide

  • Security is accessed from the Check In area of the Terminal Building.

  • It leads to World Duty Free.

  • There are a series of automatic gates at Security.

  • These are the main security gates.

  • The gates are automatic and open away from you.

  • The gates are 55cm wide.

  • The FastTrack and accessible security gates are located to the right of the main security gates.

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  • The purple floor route symbol at the Assistance Reception entrance is picked up on the approach to the security gates.

  • The purple floor route finder to the security gates starts at check in.

  • It takes you to the tables for removing items from your baggage that are not permitted through security.

  • The purple route continues to the accessible security desk and beyond.

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  • The FastTrack and accessible security gates are located to the right of the main security gates.

  • The FastTrack gate is on the right as you face security.

  • The accessible gate is on the left as you face security.

  • There is clear overhead signage.

  • The accessible gate has a clear purple floor marked route.

  • There is directional signage along the floor to the gates.

  • There is generally a member of staff on duty to check boarding passes and provide assistance.

  • The gate is 88cm (2ft 11in) wide.

  • The gate opens away from you.

  • Once inside the security area there is a further gate to access the search area.

  • The gate is manual and opens both ways.

  • The gate is 84cm (2ft 9in) wide.

  • The gate will be opened by a member of staff.

  • The route between the gate exit and the search area is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.

  • The width of the walk through scanner in the search area is 74cm (2ft 5in).

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  • Passengers who cannot use the walk through scanner will be scanned by a member of staff.

  • The wheelchair space between scanners is 104cm (3ft 5in) wide

  • The luggage scanner is 90cm (2ft 11in)high.

  • Members of staff will assist any passengers who need assistance.

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  • There is level access to exit security.

  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • The exit leads to the Departure Lounge.

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  • The nearest accessible toilets once inside the security area are located to the left as you face the World Shop.

  • The nearest accessible toilets before security are located in the check-in area.

  • The nearest standard toilets once inside the security area are located to the left as you face the World Shop.

  • The nearest standard toilets before security are located in the check-in area.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Passengers can pay an additional fee to use the FastTrack security service.