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Benbecula Airport

Benbecula Airport
Port-adhair Beinn na Faoghla
Airport buildings
ICAO: EGPL
Summary
Airport type Private
Operator Highlands and Islands Airports Limited
Serves Benbecula
Location Balivanich
Elevation AMSL 19 ft / 6 m
Coordinates
Website
Map
EGPL is located in Outer Hebrides
EGPL
Location in Scotland
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 1,836 6,023 Asphalt
17/35 1,220 4,003 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Movements 4,478
Passengers 31,364
Sources: UK AIP at NATS[1]
Statistics from the UK Civil Aviation Authority[2]

Benbecula Airport (ICAO: EGPL) is located on the island of Benbecula in the Outer Hebrides, off the West Coast of Scotland. It is a small rural airport owned and maintained by Highlands and Islands Airports Limited.

Airlines and destinations

The airport provides scheduled services to the Scottish mainland and other Hebridean islands. In so doing it provides vital transport connections for the islands of Benbecula, North Uist and South Uist, which are interlinked by causeway but are over two hours from the mainland by sea. The airport is also used by emergency air ambulance flights and by flights supporting the nearby missile test range.

Airlines Destinations
Flybe
operated by Loganair
Glasgow-International, Inverness (via Stornoway) Stornoway

References

  1. ^ Benbecula - EGPL
  2. ^ UK Airport Statistics: 2012 - annual

External links

  • Official website
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