Stornoway Airport

Servicing the Isle of Lewis, Stornoway Airport is just less than four kilometres from the burgh or Stornoway. Originally opened in 1937 as a military airport, the airport now offers civilian flights to domestic locations such as Aberdeen, Glasgow, and Edinburgh from airlines Flybe (by Logan air) and Eastern Airlines. The airport has been used as a base for a search and rescue team of the HM Coastguard since 1987.

The airport offers modern conveniences such as computer access, televisions, and pay-to-call telephones. The Airport Café offers snacks and meals made from local ingredients and beverages ranging from sodas and waters to hot drinks. The Stornoway Airport also has a shop that sells travel toiletries, books, magazines, and newspapers. Disabled guests are well accommodated aStornoway Airport. Prior to arrival, guests should inform their airline, or the travel agent with whom they booked travel, that they will be in need of assistance. Assistance can include help with check-in, boarding, baggage, and security. The airport can also be reached by telephone at 01851 702 256. The airport features wheelchairs to borrow as well as ramps and ambulifts to assist travellers with boarding and inter-airport travel. Accessible toilets are also present. In the parking structure, there are reserved parking spaces to accommodate vehicles carrying persons with reduced mobility.

There are several opportunities for car hire at Stornoway Airport including Carhire Hebrides, which offers on-site car hire service for Stornoway Airport. The service includes cars in exemplary condition as well as a free 24/7 roadside assistance service to add to your peace of mind. Car hire is a great way to visit the area around Stornoway Airport and the Isle of Lewis. Check online to find specials and discounts to maximize your savings while on holiday.

Stornoway Airport can be reached at 01851 707 400. If there are any concerns about a recent visit, or to send a question through to customer service, fill out the contact form located at

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