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Bantry Aerodrome

Coordinates: 51°40′08″N 009°29′04″W / 51.66889°N 9.48444°W / 51.66889; -9.48444 (Bantry Aerodrome)
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Bantry Aerodrome

Aeradróm Bheanntraí
Airport typePrivate
OperatorROWA Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Elevation AMSL7 ft / 2 m
Coordinates51°40′08″N 009°29′04″W / 51.66889°N 9.48444°W / 51.66889; -9.48444 (Bantry Aerodrome)
BYT is located in Ireland
Location of airport in Ireland
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 390 1,280 Bitumen
Source: Irish AIS[1]

Bantry Aerodrome is a small privately owned airfield 1.5 NM (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) west south-west[1] of Bantry in County Cork, Ireland. It was constructed in the 1970s by the Rowa Pharmaceutical Corporation.[2]

The landing strip is near the coast, with both runway ends less than hundred metres away from the water. The nearest international airports are Cork Airport to the West, and Kerry Airport in Farranfore, County Kerry to the North.


  1. ^ a b Aerodrome Information - VFR Aerodromes and Heliports Archived 15 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Smyth, Bryan (27 December 2020). "DID YOU KNOW: A Pharmaceutical company owns a private airstrip in Bantry, West Cork". TheCork.ie. Retrieved 5 October 2021.