A5 (Isle of Man)
|Location Map ( geo)|
|To:||Port Erin (SC195690)|
|Distance:||12.9 miles (20.8 km)|
|Meets:||A1, A6, A25, A7, A12, A3, A28, A31, A29, A7, A32|
|Former Number(s):||A7, A8|
|Old route now:||A7|
|Route outline (key)|
The A5 is the main route serving the south of the Isle of Man.
Douglas - Ballasalla
Ballasalla - Castletown
is home to the Isle of Man's only dual carriageway - A stretch less than a km long outside the airport.
Castletown - Port Erin
The A5 originally went through Colby, on what is now the A7. The current route of the A5 between Ballasalla and Port Erin was the A8 between Ballasalla and Castletown and the A7 between Castletown and Port Erin. The change to the current route happened in (year).