About Us


The Manchester Airport Fire Station, formed in 1937 is not only an important part of Manchester Airport for fire safety training but also is a big part of the local community. We have even won awards...

Awards - Top aerodrome for fire fighter training 2008 / 2010

We won the top UK Aerodrome of the year award in 2008 and 2010. This is a testament to the professionalism of our dedicated staff.

Training Courses

What we do in our local community

About Manchester Airport Fire Station - Key Facts

  • Formed in 1937
  • Manchester Airport's southern fire station was built as part of the runway 2 project
  • Category 10 operation
  • 2 stations
  • 24 hour operations
  • 4 watches - black, green, red and white
  • North station - 13 personal
  • South station - 7 personal
  • Each watch has;
    1 station manager
    3 Watch Managers
    6 crew managers
    16 Fire Fighters
  • Top Aerodrome Award  -2008 & 2010
  • ISO 9001 Accredited
  • HSE Accredited Trauma Instructors
  • 4 Cobra FOT
  • 1 Marlin FOT
  • 1 6x6 Barracuda FOT
  • 1 Viper
  • 1 ET
  • Turn Table Ladder