Fair Isle Airport

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Fair Isle Airport
Directflight Britten-Norman BN-2B-20 Islander at Fair Isle.jpg
County Shetland
Island Fair Isle
Owner National Trust for Scotland
Location HZ214717
59°31’51"N, 1°37’19"W
Runway 1,762 feet (Gravel)
Website http://www.fairisle.org.uk/travel.html

Fair Isle Airport (IATA: FIE, ICAO: EGEF), is a small airport on Fair Isle, the southernmost isle of Shetland. It is owned by the National Trust for Scotland.


Fair Isle Aerodrome has a Civil Aviation Authority Ordinary Licence that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction as authorised by the licensee (The National Trust For Scotland). The aerodrome is not licensed for night use.[1] Fixed wing aircraft, in particular Britten-Norman Islander aircraft, and helicopters use the airport regularly.

Fair Isle Airport


The airport has a single runway, designated "06" or "24" depending upon the direction of use. Passenger facilities are very limited, and there are no hangars available, although visiting aircraft can be stabled (open air) overnight for a small fee. There is no airport fire service, but the Fair Isle fire engine is on call for airport incidents, and can be requested in advance by incoming flights with at least 30 minutes' notice.

Airlines and destinations

The airport handles regular flights in season to:

Outside links

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about Fair Isle Airport)