Flights from Manchester

  • Departure Point: Manchester Barton Flight Time: 15  Minutes Max Weight: 17st per person The Tour This flight is for 1,2, or three people and is for 15 minutes. Choose your own route within this time or perhaps a flight to Bolton or a Manchester City tour as follows. As you take off from Barton the skyline of Manchester will come into view, the second city of the UK and the world’s first industrial city, it is characterised by its red brick buildings. You will have a bird’s eye view of some of its most famous landmarks. First you will fly over the Trafford Centre, where you can shop til you drop, people have been know to get lost in here for days! Nearby is Old Trafford Cricket Ground home of the Lancashire cricket club since 1864, and Old Trafford football ground home to Manchester United. HM prison Manchester formerly Strangeways, is a grade II listed building which cost £170, 000 to build, its walls are rumoured to be 16ft thick. It was the scene of the fastest hanging in Britain in 1951, 7 seconds! Among some of its famous inmates are Ian Brady and David Dickinson! Then it's over to the Etidhad Stadium home of Manchester City, before heading back to Barton listen into the radio to hear the traffic at Manchester Airport, the busiest outside London.   To book you flight please call us on 01938 555860. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  
  • Departure Point: Manchester Barton Flight Time: 30 Minutes Max Weight: 17st per person Choose your won route within the time or follow our popular Lancashire Explorer. This is a 30 minute private flight for up to 3 passengers which takes in some of the most famous places of the county of Greater Manchester, heart of the industrial revolution. From Barton you will fly to Rochdale, the manor of which was once owned by Lord Byron. It was one of the most productive cotton spinning towns in the world, and is famous for Gracie Fields and Bill Oddie among others. It has a town hall so admired by Hitler he wanted to ship it back to Germany if he invaded! We follow the canal to Todmorden on the southern edge of the dramatic Pennines, Bronte country, and home to two Nobel Prize winners. Then it’s on to Bacup, once home to Beatrix Potter, and the best preserved cotton town in England and a conservation area which until 2006 had the shortest street in the world at 17ft. You will then head back over the wind farm and Bury towards the familiar skyline of Manchester before landing back at the airport. To book a date for your flight call us on 01938 555860. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  


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