Kent Airport Guide

Kent International Airport - © Nick Smith

The Kent Airport Guide contains a range of travellers information and practical resources for both holiday travellers & business travellers. The guide contains information on Kent airport, including details on how to get to the airport, car hire & airport car parking, airport maps, weather and other useful information & resources relating to foreign currency. Kent airport offers travellers short haul holiday charters to Europe. Travellers that are more familiar with and aware of the facilities available at an airport and those that have some useful knowledge of the airport can help to ensure they are likely to enjoy a better experience when travelling through the airport.

Information on Kent Airport

Airport Name: Kent International Airport

Address: Kent International Airport, PO Box 500, Manston, Kent, CT12 5BP, United Kingdom

Airport Code: MSE

Telephone: +44 (0)1843 823 600


Website: Kent Airport

Lost Property Number: +44 (0)1842 823 600

Check in Times:

Usually 2 hours prior to departure for European Flights.

Usually 1 hour prior to departure for UK & Ireland flights.

Flights: Flights are short haul holiday charter flights to destination such as Jersey, Malta, Spain & Italy.

Terminals: One

Tips & Advice: When travelling by air, check the latest traffic & road reports well in time to check for any delays or incidents. It also advisable to arrive at the airport well in time factoring in to your journey time possible delays due to traffic and unforeseen circumstances etc. to ensure you catch your flight. See our various Practical Travellers Tips guides for further information.

Baggage Rules: Baggage rules and regulations are subject to change & revision at short notice, it is recommended you check exactly what is allowable, weight limits and any other concerns with your airline. Being aware of the latest rules & regulations can help ensure you pack your bags accordingly to comply with the regulations. For more information please see: Baggage Rules

Travel Checklist: See our Packing & Holiday Checklist for a concise checklist guide designed to help travellers ensure they pack everything they require. The checklist also contains also useful reminders and tips.

Getting To Kent Airport

By Public Transport


There is no train terminals at the airport, South Eastern trains offers regular services to Ramsgate from London Victoria and London Charing Cross, with a travel time of approx 2 hours. From Ramsgate rail station passengers can take a taxi to the airport, it is a short journey of around 8 to 10 minutes. For further information and resources on planning a train journey to the airport please see: National Rail

Bus & Coach:

Eastonways have a regular bus service between the airport and Ramsgate with bus numbers 38A & 38B. For more information on the Kent Buses & timetables please see: Eastonways

By Car:

The main entrance by car is on the B2050, the airport is one mile from the village of Manston and a few miles from Ramsgate. If you are driving from London: Take the A2 out of London via the Blackwall Tunnel & Greenwich, the A2 will turn in to the M2 drive until the M2 ends at junction 7 close to Faversham, the M2 then splits in to the A2 for Canterbury & Dover and the A299 for Ramsgate & Kent International Airport. Take the A299 and drive for around 15 miles until the Mount Pleasant roundabout, here take a left turn on to the B2048 for Birchington then at the next roundabout turn right on to the B2190, drive until the B2190 merges in to the B2050 where a turning for the airport is shown on your right..

Airport Car Hire

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Airport Car Parking

Kent airport has parking charges of £1 per hour up to a maximum of £5 per day, making it among the lowest charging airports in the UK.

To book Kent airport Car Parking please see: UK Airport Parking

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