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Port Ellen (Glenegedale) (Islay)

Also known as: Islay Airport / RAF Islay / RAF Port Ellen
County: Argyll and Bute
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 30 August 1935
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 30/11/2018):

  • Fly Cuppa Cafe
  • Highlands and Islands Airports Limited - operator
  • Islay Car Hire
  • Islay Community Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 (Coastal) OTU
  • No 48 Sqn
  • No 304 FTU
  • No 878 Sqn
  • No 890 Sqn
  • BEA
  • British Airways
  • Flybe
  • Islay GC
  • Loganair

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