Fair Isle Airport

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Fair Isle Airport
Insel Maskte Lukuhave
Airport type Private
Owner/Operator National Trust for Scotland
Location Fair Isle, Shetland, Scotland
Elevation AMSL 237 ft / 72 m
Coordinates 59°32′05″N 001°37′43″W / 59.53472°N 1.62861°W / 59.53472; -1.62861Coordinates: 59°32′05″N 001°37′43″W / 59.53472°N 1.62861°W / 59.53472; -1.62861
Website www.fairisle.org.uk
EGEF is located in Shetland
Location on Fair Isle
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 537 1,762 Gravel
Sources: UK AIP at NATS[1]

Fair Isle Airport (IATA: FIEICAO: EGEF), is a small airport located in Fair Isle, Shetland, Scotland. It is owned by the National Trust for Scotland.


Fair Isle Aerodrome has a CAA Ordinary Licence (Number P610) 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.[2] Fixed wing aircraft, in particular Britten-Norman Islander aircraft, and helicopters use the airport regularly.


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.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Directflight Lerwick
Seasonal: Sumburgh[4]
Loganair Kirkwall[5] (begins 1 September 2017)


  1. ^ Fair Isle - EGEF
  2. ^ Civil Aviation Authority Aerodrome Ordinary Licences Archived 27 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Fire service requests tabled on the airport webpage.
  4. ^ Shetland Islands Council - Local Air services
  5. ^ http://www.scotsman.com/news/transport/new-fair-isle-flights-from-orkney-launched-by-loganair-1-4401941

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