Charges, Opening Hours and Pilots Information



Terms and Conditions of Use & Airport Charges
2016 Terms and Conditions of Use & Airport Charges for HIAL Airports (Download PDF)
2016 Terms and Conditions of Use & Airport Charges for DAL (Download PDF)

Opening Hours
Summer 2016 Opening Hours for all HIAL Airports (Download PDF)

Out of Hours Permit Scheme
Fixed wing aircraft which exceed 2,730kgs MTOW no longer qualify to operate under the HIAL Out of Hours Indemnity Permit Scheme. On the grounds of safety, the justification for taking this decision was to prevent aircraft above this weight being chartered to/from a HIAL aerodrome outside its published hours, when there is no air traffic service or airport service cover available.

Arrangements for flights outside of official opening hours (Download PDF)

Out of Hours Indemnity Application Form (Download PDF)

Please return your OOH application form directly to:

Out of Hours Indemnity Applications
Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd
Head Office
Inverness Airport
Telephone: 01667 462445
Fax: 01667 464208

Pilots Information

Weather/Aerodrome Information
An automatic weather and aerodrome information service for the following airports can obtained during aerodrome opening hours. Please telephone:

  • Benbecula: 01870 604 818
  • Kirkwall : 01856 878 476
  • Inverness: 01667 464 255
  • Stornoway: 01851 707 444
  • Wick: 01955 607 596

For meteorological information, please contact:
Meteorological Office
Fitzroy Road
Telephone: 0870 900 0100

For pre-flight planning information, please visit the website of the National Air Traffic Services Ltd.

For UK airspace restrictions information, please contact:
CAA Directorate of Airspace Policy
CAA House
45-59 Kingsway
Telephone: 020 7453 6500
Fax: 020 7453 6565

Drones and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Please refer to the Safety Digest Information regarding the use of Drones and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).