Airport Information

Welcome to Stornoway Airport

The main airlink to the Isle of Lewis, famous for original Stornoway black pudding, dramatic scenery, white sand beaches and rich history

Stornoway airport is the principal town on the island of Lewis in the Western Isles. The town is situated about 10 minutes drive from the airport and is a bustling port with attractions such as An Lanntair Art Gallery, Lewis Loom Centre (tells the story of Harris Tweed), and the Museum of nan Eilean. No visit to Stornoway can be complete without trying the famous Stornoway black pudding which is exported all around the world.

Stornoway is the ideal location from which to explore the islands of Lewis and Harris. Both of which, boast, dramatic scenery, rich history (including the world-renowned Callanish standing stones), abundant wildlife and white sandy beaches. There is a wide range of accommodation available from B & B’s to castles and Hebridean hospitality is well known for its warmth and generosity!

Terminal Contact Details
Stornoway Airport, (SYY), Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0BN
Telephone: 01851 702 256
Fax: 01851 707 408

Terminal Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday06:15 - 19:45 (06:30 - 19:45 from 29 October 2017)
Friday06:30 - 19:45
Saturday06:30 - 15:45 (07:00 - 15:15 from 29 October 2017)
Sunday11:45 - 19:15 (13:00 - 19:00 from 29 October 2017)

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 Stornoway airport.

Passenger Services include:

  • Café facilities are available both landside and airside- offering :-
    • Hot and cold drinks, coffees, teas, hot chocolate
    • Snacks and light meals including a daily special using ingredients sourced from local suppliers
    • Shop – including daily and weekly newspapers, books, and last minute toiletries and supplies
    • Opening Hours:
Mon – Fri 07.30 – 19.45 (07:30 – 19:30 from 29 October 2017)
Sat 07:30 – 16.15 (07:30 – 15:00 from 29 October 2017)
Sun 13:15 – 18:45 (13:00 – 18:45 from 29 October 2017)
  • Pay Phones
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Post Box
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • TV
  • Computer access facilites are available on request

Disabled Facilities
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, and Eastern Airways can be contacted on 01652 680600 or at www.easternairways.com. You can also contact terminal building management staff on the information desk on 01851 702 256 who will be available every day.

Facilities include:

  • Disabled Toilets
  • Wheelchairs
  • Ambulift
  • Ramp Facilities
  • Disabled Parking Bays and Drop Off and Pick Up Zones

Useful Local Telephone Numbers

Flybe Stornoway (for all flight info.) 01851 703 673
Highlands & Islands Airports Stornoway 01851 702 256
Terminal General Enquiries 01851 702 256
Western Isles Tourist Board 01851 703 088
Northern Constabulary Stornoway 101
Western Isles Hospital 01851 704 704

Tourist Information
Please follow the link from here to the Visitor Information Pages on Stornoway offering ideas on what to see and do on the islands and further information on all the great activities, culture, wildlife, archaeological sites, rich history and creative industries.

The Local Tourist Board is:
Stornoway Tourist Information Centre
26 Cromwell Street
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
HS1 2DD
Telephone: 01851 703 088
Fax: 01851 705 244
Email: stornoway@visitscotland.com
Website: www.visithehebrides.com or www.visitscotland.com

Air Discount Scheme

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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.