Shopping and Facilities at Inverness Airport

Shopping and Facilities

Shopping and Facilities at Inverness Airport

Inverness was the first airport to achieve Hospitality Assured accreditation from the Hotel and Catering International Management Association, in 2002 and has maintained it’s accredited status.  Our customer service promise is to put people at the heart of our business and to provide friendly and professional service in a calm and safe environment.

Inverness Airport terminal is open from 05:00 – 22:30 Monday to Sunday

Highland Lounge – Book Online 

A warm Highland Welcome awaits passengers in Swissport’s modern and comfortable executive lounge at Inverness Airport.

Relax in a bright and comfortable environment with a superb view over the airfield before boarding your flight.

All the extras you would normally expect within an executive lounge are available including comfortable leather seating, complimentary newspapers, unlimited freshly brewed tea and coffee and a well stock complimentary bar.

To ensure you can always stay connected, the lounge provides all the facilities you need including WiFi internet access and power points for your laptop.  The lounge also has disabled access.

Children under the age of 12 are not permitted in the lounge unless travelling as a business class passenger and accompanied by an 18 year old.

Book your stay in our Executive Lounge.

Monday – Saturday  05:30 – 18:30
Sunday  06:00 – 18:30

The Exchange

Business travel can be tough – the hours, being away from home, playing catch up on your meetings and emails.  But just because you’re not in the office, doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be business as usual.

The Exchange

With Inverness Airport’s new business suite The Exchange, you can take some quiet time at a desk to catch up on your admin, or hold a conference for up to 50 delegates.  With wi-fi and a range of modern, well-equipped spaces including a comfortable lounge area perfect for interviews and one-to-ones, it’s got everything you need to seamlessly work as usual.

  • Projector
  • PC
  • Flip Charts
  • Laptops
  • Conference telephones
  • Conference equipment
  • Whiteboards

To make sure you and your guests are well-fuelled, all-day catering and refreshments can be provided.  Our food is sourced from local suppliers and includes plenty of choice for special dietary requirements.

Make your business travel a little easier, to find more:

Call 01667 464000


Ask at our Airport information desk


D’Lish Landside Restaurant and Bar


  • Enjoy a wide range of homemade cakes, pastries, sandwiches and confectionery, hot food and refreshments
  • Breakfast is served from 05:15 – 11:30
  • Hot meals are available from 11:30 – 17:30; for the easyJet flight on Sunday nights departing at 20:50, hot meals will be available until 19:00 and refreshments until 20:00
  • Enjoy a glass of wine or choose from a selection of local Scottish beers and spirits at the bar which is open from 08:00 – 17:30 Monday – Saturday and from 12:30 – 20:00 on Sundays
Day Opening Time  Closing Time (as stated or final departure call)
Monday – Friday 05:15 hours  17:30 hours
Saturday 05:15 hours  17:30 hours
Sunday 05:15 hours  17:30 hours




Airside Cafe and Bar

Day   Opening Time  Closing Time (as stated or final departure call)
Monday – Friday  05:15 hours 18:00 hours
Saturday  05:15 hours 18:00 hours
Sunday  05:15 hours 17:30 hours


The Meeting Place

This light and airy cafe is situated within the main concourse of the terminal building and serves a selection of salads, sandwiches, cakes, pastries and refreshments including alcohol.  On a sunny day why not take advantage of our outdoor licensed seating area.

The Meeting Place

 Day Opening Time  Closing Time
 Monday – Friday 09:30 hours 15:30 hours
 Saturday 10:00 hours 16:00 hours
 Sunday 12:30 hours 17:00 hours

WH Smith Retail (Landside)

WH Smith

  • Choose from a range of local and national newspapers and magazines
  • Confectionery
  • Books, stationery and souvenirs
  • Local smoked salmon
  • A National Lottery terminal
 Day Opening Time  Closing Time
 Monday – Friday 05:30 hours  17:30 hours
 Saturday 09:45 hours  11:30 hours
 Sunday 13:30 hours

12:30 hours


 16:00 hours

1600 hours



WH Smith Retail (Airside)

Day  Opening Time  Closing Time
Monday – Friday


07:45 hours

08:30 hours

17:30 hours

16:30 hours

 Sunday 05:45 hours 18:00 hours

Jail at the Airport Jail

Interior Product Range

This unique retail outlet showcases the great shopping experience offered by The Jail in Dornoch; including selections from their popular ranges; country and smart clothing for men and woman including Barbour, Harris Tweed, Joules and their own label “Highland Tweed”.

There is also a range of gifts available including beautiful silver jewellery from renowned Sheila Fleet, cashmere knitwear and scarves from Johnstons of Elgin and a selection of tweed and leather handbags and purses.  The shop is especially proud of its large selection of hand crafted items made in Scotland including Highland Stoneware, Tain pottery and numerous other local crafts people.

Day Opening Time  Closing Time
Monday – Friday 09:00 hours 18:00 hours
Saturday 10:00 hours 17:00 hours
Sunday 10:00 hours 18:00 hours

The Fly Nip


 The Fly Nip (airside) Thistle

The Fly Nip stocks more than just whisky!  There are Scottish wines, beers, gins and vodkas on sale, and friendly staff who are ready to give advice on that last-minute gift or special purchase.

  • Whisky from the Highlands, Lowlands, Speyside and Island regions, plus “Connoisseurs’ Choice” from supplier Gordon & MacPhail, and all the world-famous brands – or for that extra special gift, try the Old Pultney 35 years or Dalmore 25 years.
  • Gins and vodkas produced by mainly Scottish distilleries
  • A large range of fruit wines from Cairn o’Mohr Winery & Ciderhouse, and ales from several of Scotland’s finest local microbreweries
  • Options include 20cl bottles and miniatures, plus secure bags for those travelling through security at the next airport
  • Malt of the Month – try your free sample – just the ticket for a pre-flight pick-me-up!


Day Opening Time  Closing Time
 Monday – Friday 10:00 hours 18:00 hours
 Saturday 10:00 hours 18:00 hours
 Sunday 10:00 hours 18:00 hours

For enquiries, please call 07833 047778 during the opening times above.


Other Facilities at Inverness Airport


Toilet facilities including wheelchair access are available in both the main concourse and the departure lounge.  In the main concourse you will also find a comfortable and well equipped parenting room as well as a first aid room which is accessible by contacting the Information Desk in the terminal building.


There is a multi-denominational chapel available to all passengers and staff for practical or spiritual help, whatever your beliefs and if requested the Chaplains will pray with you or for you at any time.

The airport Chaplain is:

  • Rev. Robert Cleland, Church of Scotland, Ardersier Telephone +44 (0)1667 462224.

 Lost Property

We hope you never lose any possessions whilst at our airport but the following information is designed to be of assistance to you in case you do.

The security control staff handle lost property on behalf of Inverness Airport.  Please note, this is for property lost or found at the airport only.  Passengers who have lost or found property onboard an aircraft should contact the relevant airline directly.  Please also note that property will be held for a period of 3 months.  Items not collected after this time will be disposed of or sold at auction for charity.

For enquiries about lost property, please contact the Duty Security Supervisor in the terminal building or call +44 (0)1667 464000 (Monday to Friday, 09:00 – 16:30)

Departure Lounge

Situated within the departure lounge at Inverness Airport there is a cafe, bar and snack facilities for passengers waiting to board your flights.  There is also our new and exclusive whisky outlet, The Fly Nip where passengers can purchase some of the best malt whiskies in the world – make sure you leave time for a browse before you fly.

Facilities within the departure lounge include:

  • Toilets with wheelchair access
  • WiFi internet access
  • Pay-to-use internet terminals are also available in the main concourse