Kirkwall Airport

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Kirkwall Airport
Kirkwall airport.jpg
Airport type Public
Operator Highlands and Islands Airports Limited
Serves Mainland, Orkney
Location Kirkwall
Elevation AMSL 58 ft / 18 m
Website Kirkwall Airport
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Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 1,428 4,685 Asphalt
14/32 680 2,231 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Movements 15,590
Passengers 150,343
Sources: UK AIP at NATS[1]
Statistics from the UK Civil Aviation Authority[2]

Kirkwall Airport [3] is the main airport serving the Orkney Islands in Scotland. It is 2.5 nautical miles (2.9 miles or 4.6 km) southeast of Kirkwall, the largest town in Orkney.[1]

The airport, a former RAF base, is owned by Highlands and Islands Airports Limited. The airport is used by Flybe franchise service, operated by Loganair.

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