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Stornoway Airport

Stornoway Airport

Stornoway Airport is an airfield located two miles east of Stornoway, first opened in 1937 and initally used mainly for military purposes. The Royal Air Force (RAF) maintained a base at the airport unitl 1998. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) aircraft used the airport for missions over the North Atlantic and for stop-overs to Greenland and the United States.

Today the airport is used mainly for passenger and mail services.

 

Title: Stornoway Airport
Record Type: Buildings and Public Amenities
Gaelic Name: Port-adhair Steòrnabhaigh
Type: Airport
Date Built: 1937
Record Maintained By: HC
Subject Id: 40758