Isle of Skye airfield
We are following national guidance regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. At present we have decided to keep our airstrips open in case they are required for emergency deliveries but this is an evolving situation which may change. We would ask all users of our airstrips to adhere to site notices and follow National Guidance for health, travel and safe practice to limit the spread of the infection.
The airfield was constructed by the Royal Engineers in 1972. We maintain and operate it.
Airfield reference point – 57 15 10 N 05 49 30 W
Length of runway - 771m
Width of runway – 23m
Runway surface – Asphalt
The aircraft working area is lit and is covered by CCTV
There is a clearly marked yellow restricted area, which is exclusively for emergency services use and must remain clear at all times
Vehicle access to the airfield is restricted, requiring prior permission. However, parking is available outside the entrance
Up to date weather information is available from the Met Office using the location Lusa which is near the aerodrome.
The Skye flying club
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