Airfield search

Grimsetter (Kirkwall)

Major
Also known as: HMS Robin / Kirkwall Airport / RNAS Grimsetter
County: Orkney
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 1931
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / FAA / Civil

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Kirkwall Community Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 118 Sqn

  • No 129 Sqn

  • No 132 Sqn

  • No 234 Sqn

  • No 236 Sqn

  • No 602 Sqn

  • No 800 Sqn

  • No 801 Sqn

  • No 807 Sqn

  • No 824 Sqn

  • No 825 Sqn

  • No 825X Sqn

  • No 826 Sqn

  • No 841 Sqn

  • No 842 Sqn

  • No 846 Sqn

  • No 848 Sqn

  • No 849 Sqn

  • No 880 Sqn

  • No 881 Sqn

  • No 882 Sqn

  • No 884 Sqn

  • No 887 Sqn

  • No 894 Sqn

  • No 899 Sqn

  • No 1770 Sqn

  • No 1834 Sqn

  • No 1840 Sqn

  • No 2704 Sqn RAF Regiment

  • No 2766 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • BEA

  • British Airways

  • Flybe

  • Loganair

  • Orkney Flying Club

  • Scottish Airways

Footage of Orkney Airshow at Grimsetter in 1979. Courtesy of Jackie Shearer

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Hatston

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