Welcome to Benbecula airport
Benbecula is a hub for the Southern Isles, providing a stepping stone between North and South Uist
Benbecula airport serves the Islands of Benbecula, North and South Uist in the Western Isles of Scotland. The islands linked by a series of road causeways, boast fantastic beaches and the machair coastal grassland typical of the regions. They are a popular destination for outdoor pursuits and country sports including salmon fishing.
Terminal Contact Details
Benbecula Airport, Balivanich, Benbecula, Western Isles, HS7 5LW
Flight Information Desk: 01870 602310
Please click on the following links to find out more about the security and check in, car parking, car hire, taxi providers, public transport, and pilots information and air services at Benbecula airport.
|Monday to Friday||08:00 – 17:00|
|Saturday||08:00 – 09:00 & 11:15 – 13:00|
|Sunday||11:15 – 13:00|
|(and by arrangement)|
Passenger Services include:
- Pay Phone
If you require assistance, please make arrangements prior to arrival through your airline. Flybe can be contacted on 0871 700 0535 or at www.flybe.com.
- Disabled Toilets
- Ramp Facilities
- Ambulift/Stair climber
- Disabled Parking Bays
Useful Local Telephone Numbers
|Highlands & Islands Airports Ltd||01870 602 051|
|Northern Constabulary||01870 602 374|
|Western Isles Tourist Board, Stornoway||01851 703 088|
|Lochboisdale, South Uist Tourist Board (April – mid October)||01878 700 286|
|Lochmaddy, North Uist Tourist Board (April – mid October)||01876 500 321|
|Uist & Barra Hospital||01870 603 603|
Please follow the link from here to the Visitor Pages on Benbecula offering ideas on what to see and do within the region.
The Local Tourist Boards are:
Lochmaddy Tourist Information Centre – open April to mid October
Isle of North Uist
Telephone: 01876 500 321
Fax: 01876 500 321
Lochboisdale Tourist Information Centre – open April to mid October
Isle of South Uist
Telephone: 01878 700 286
Fax: 01878 700 286
Air Discount Scheme
The Scottish Government’s Air Discount Scheme (ADS) provides a 40 per cent reduction on air fares between Scotland’s remotest communities and Scottish cities. ADS are applicable for people whose main residence is any of the following: Western Isles, Orkney, Shetland, Islay and Jura, Caithness and North-West Sutherland. It also includes students from these areas who are studying away from home.
For more information on ADS, eligibility criteria, application information and how to apply, please visit the ADS website on www.airdiscountscheme.com.