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21 December, 2014

// Sumburgh

Also known as: RAF Sumburgh / Sumburgh Airport
County: Shetland
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened April 1933
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Ness Engineering Ltd
  • OBC-Hay
Main Unit(s) Present:


  • No 1 Air/Sea Rescue Marine Craft Unit
  • No 3 Sqn
  • No 17 Air/Sea Rescue Marine Craft Unit
  • No 17 Sqn
  • No 42 Sqn
  • No 48 Sqn
  • No 66 Sqn
  • No 86 Sqn
  • No 118 Sqn
  • No 125 Sqn
  • No 129 Sqn
  • No 132 Sqn
  • No 143 Sqn
  • No 144 Sqn
  • No 152 Sqn
  • No 162 Sqn RCAF
  • No 164 Sqn
    No 217 Sqn
  • No 232 Sqn
  • No 234 Sqn
  • No 235 Sqn
  • No 236 Sqn
  • No 248 Sqn
  • No 254 Sqn
  • No 272 Sqn
  • No 278 Sqn
  • No 307 Sqn
  • No 310 Sqn
  • No 313 Sqn
  • No 331 Sqn
  • No 333 Sqn
  • No 404 Sqn
  • No 453 Sqn
  • No 455 Sqn
  • No 504 Sqn
  • No 598 Sqn
  • No 602 Sqn
  • No 608 Sqn
  • No 611 Sqn
    No 700 Sqn
  • No 701 Sqn
  • No 721 Sqn
  • No 819 Sqn 
  • No 821 Sqn
  • No 828 Sqn
  • No 880 Sqn
  • No 1693 (General Reconnaissance) Flight
  • Aberdeen Airways
  • Allied Airways
  • Atlantic Airways
  • BEA
  • Bond Helicopters
  • Bristow Helicopters
  • British Airways
  • British International Helicopters
  • British United Air Ferries 
  • Dan-Air
  • Flybe
  • Highland Airways
  • Loganair
    Maritime and Coastguard Agency (HM Coastguard)
  • Scottish Airways
  • Wideroe 

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