Welcome to Wick John O’Groats Airport
Once a Viking settlement, and one of the busiest herring fishing ports, Wick is very close to the Castle of Mey and Old Pulteney whisky distillery.
Wick John O’Groats airport is ideally situated to explore the dramatic scenery, wildlife and heritage of Caithness and Sutherland. Wick is the principal town in the far north of the Scottish mainland is very close to the Queen Mother’s former home at Castle of Mey. Which is now owned by HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay and is famed for its selection of local produce via the Mey Selections.
Visitor attractions in the area are varied including dramatic ruins of castles, tiny fishing villages such as Staxigoe, the famous Old Pulteney whisky distillery and John O’Groats – often called ‘The start of Great Britain’.
Terminal Contact Details
Wick John O’Groats Airport (WIC), Caithness, KW1 4QP
Telephone: 01955 602 215
Fax: 01955 605 946
|Monday – Thursday||07.00 – 20.30|
|Friday||08.15 – 20.30|
|Sunday||15.00 – 16.15 and 16.45 – 18.30|
|Extensions and Special Opening by arrangement|
The airport Information Desk is available during opening hours and be contacted on either telephone number 01955 602 215 or by fax on 01955 602 946.
The Airport Cafe
Our new cafe serves a variety of breakfast rolls and hot food during the day including toasties, baked potatoes and soup – all freshly prepared on the premises. Home baking, tray bakes and other hearty meals will all be available each day. Opening hours are as follows (please note these are flexible and will coincide with flight times):
|Monday – Thursday||06:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 17:30|
|Friday||10.15 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 17:30|
|Sunday||15:00 – 16:15|
Passenger Services include:
- Pay Phone
- Baby Changing Room
- Post Box
- Small Conference Room
- Available for hire
- Can accommodate up to 16 people
- Teas, coffees, and light lunches can be arranged
- Prices available on request
- Contact airport Administration Office for further information and booking on 01955 602 215 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 680 600 or at www.easternairways.com.
- Disabled Toilets
- Ramp Facilities
- Disabled Parking Bays/ Pick Up and Drop Off Zones
Useful Local Telephone Numbers
|Highlands & Islands Airports Ltd||01955 602 215|
|Loganair||01955 602 294|
|Eastern Airways||01955 603 914|
|Northern Constabulary, Wick||01955 603 551/2/3/4/5|
|Caithness General Hospital||01955 605 050|
|Caithness Chamber of Commerce||01847 890 076|
|Far North Aviation||01955 602 201 (24hrs)|
Please follow the link from here to the Visitor Information Pages on Wick offering ideas on what to see and do in Caithness and Sutherland and further information on all the activities, wildlife, historical sites, and the great walking and local crafts within the area.
The Local Tourist Board is:
Visit Scotland Information Centre
Tourist Information Dunnet
Telephone: 08452 255 121
Fax: 01605 225 121
Website: www.visithighlands.com or www.visitscotland.com
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.