Westray Airport

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Westray Airport
IATA: WRYICAO: EGEW
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Orkney Islands Council
Location Aikerness, Orkney
Elevation AMSL 29 ft / 9 m
Coordinates 59°21′01″N 002°57′00″W / 59.35028°N 2.95000°W / 59.35028; -2.95000Coordinates: 59°21′01″N 002°57′00″W / 59.35028°N 2.95000°W / 59.35028; -2.95000
Map
EGEW is located in Orkney Islands
EGEW
EGEW
Location in Orkney
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 291 955 Grass
09/27 527 1,729 Graded hardcore
13/31 421 1,381 Grass
Sources: UK AIP at NATS[1]

Westray Airport (IATA: WRYICAO: EGEW) is an airport located at Aikerness, on Westray in the Orkney Islands, Scotland. It is best known for being one of the two airports joined by the shortest scheduled flight in the world, a leg of Loganair's inter-island service, to Papa Westray Airport. The distance is 2.8 km (1.7 mi) and the scheduled flight time, including taxiing, is two minutes.[2] As well as the Papa Westray flights, services to the main Orkney town of Kirkwall are offered.

Westray Aerodrome has a CAA Ordinary Licence (Number P539) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction as authorised by the licensee (Orkney Islands Council). The aerodrome is not licensed for night use.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Loganair Kirkwall, Papa Westray

References[edit]

  1. ^ Westray - EGEW
  2. ^ Westray and Papa Westray Getting here
  3. ^ Civil Aviation Authority Aerodrome Ordinary Licences

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