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Out Skerries

Major
Also known as: Bruray / Skerries
County: Shetland
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened May 1974
Current Use: Active
Used By: Civil
Aircraft Roles: Airliner

The short runway here on this remote batch of islands has assisted the local community since the 1970s for passenger and air ambulance flights. Construction of the runway was completed in November 1973, Loganair originally providing the scheduled air service to and from Tingwall before Directflight took over in more recent times.

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

Main unit(s) present:

  • Directflight
  • Loganair
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Aerial view of Out Skerries looking south-east, 23 September 2012. © Crown Copyright: Historic Environment Scotland. Licensor canmore.org.uk

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Aerial view of Out Skerries looking south-west, 23 September 2012. © Crown Copyright: Historic Environment Scotland. Licensor canmore.org.uk

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Aerial view of Out Skerries looking south-west, 23 September 2012. © Crown Copyright: Historic Environment Scotland. Licensor canmore.org.uk

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