Pilots Information

The Out of Hours Permit Scheme is suspended with immediate effect and until further notice. Any new requests will not be currently be processed. Please note if you have recently posted an application form this will also not be processed as our Head Office building is currently closed. Please direct any questions to bstdoccontrol@hial.co.uk.

Pilots Information
For all information on Dundee airport, please use the following links:

For information on handling agents and self handling, please review the Handling Agents section.

Local Information
Local Hotels
There is a large selection of quality hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation within Dundee which are only a 5 minute drive from the airport.

Local Events and Activities
There is huge choice of local events within an hours’ drive of Dundee airport including:

Dundee is the gateway to the Home of Golf. Dundee is conveniently situated for many of the golf courses in Tayside and Perthshire including:

Carnoustie Golf Course

  • Downfield Golf Course
  • Kerrimuir Golf Club
  • St. Andrews – home of the Open 2010
  • Carnousite Championship Course
  • Gleneagles Hotel Golf Course
  • Monifieth Golf Links
  • Tayside Castle Golf Course

For an up to date list and links to all the Golf Courses in Tayside please click here or here


  • Scottish Dance Theatre – Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB. Contact tel: 01382 342 600 and website: www.scottishdancetheatre.com
  • Whitehall Theatre – 12 Bellfield Street, Dundee, DD1 5JA. Contact tel: 0871 702 9486 and website: www.whitehalldundee.co.uk


  • Cineworld – Camperdown Leisure Park, Kingsway, Dundee, DD2 4TF. Contact: 0871 200 2000
  • Odeon Cinema – Douglas Road, Dundee, DD4 7SN. Contact: 01382 504 367

Dundee has a wealth of great shopping within a traffic free environment including:

City Quay

  • City Quay Shopping Centre
  • Forum Centre
  • Overgate Shopping Centre
  • Wellgate Shopping Centre
  • Monthly Farmers Markets – for latest list of dates, please click here

Museum, Castles and Historical Sites

Blair Castle in the snow

  • Discovery Point Antarctic Museum – Riverside Drive, Dundee
  • Frigate Unicorn, South Victoria Drive, Dundee
  • D’Arcy Thomson Zoology Museum, University of Dundee
  • Broughty Castle Museum, Dundee
  • Clova Glen
  • Forfar Market Cross
  • Brechin Castle
  • House of Pitmuies
  • Kinnaird Castle
  • Discovery Point Antarctic Museum – Riverside Drive, DundeeMains Castle

This is to name but a few – more information can be found on www.angusanddundee.co.uk or www.visitscotland.com.

Sport and Outdoor Activities

  • Ski-ing
    • Glenshee Ski Centre
    • The Lecht Ski Centre
    • Cairngorm – Aviemore
    • Glencoe Ski Centre
    • Dundee Ski Club – website: www.dundeeskiclub.org.uk
  • Bowling
    • Megabowl Dundee, Harefield Road, Dundee
  • Walking and Hiking
    • Queens Well, Dundee
    • Angus Glens Walking Festival 2010
    • Blue Door River Path at Glen Esk
  • Mountain BikingAngus Adventure Walking
    • The Angus Glens
    • Eastern Cairngorms
    • North Sea Cycle Route passes through Angus
  • Fishing
    Great fishing is available in the area including:

    • The North and South Esk
    • Tay Estuary
    • Montrose Beach
  • Children’s Activities
    • Dundee Ice Arena
    • Avertical World, Indoor Climbing Centre, DundeeGlenshee Trail
    • J M Barries Birthplace, Kirriemuir
    • Montrose Basin reserve, Montrose
    • Sensation Science Centre, Dundee
    • Pathhead Equestrian Centre, Kirriemuir – pony trekking
    • Dundee Swim Centres
  • Football
    • Dundee United FC
    • Dundee FC
    • St Jonstone FC – Perth
  • Highland Games
    • Markinsch HG- John Dixon ParkHighland Games
    • Strathmore HG – Glamis Castle
    • Cupar HG
    • St Andrews HG
    • Royal Highland Show, Perth
    • Kenmore HG
    • Alva HG
    • Ceres HG – Bow Butts. Ceres


  • Perth
  • DundeeDundee City Square
  • The Highlands is only just over an hours’ drive
  • Edinburgh
  • Royal Deeside
  • Fife
  • Angus

For the latest information on what to do, where to go, what’s on in the Tayside, Angus and Fife regions please visit www.visitscotland.com.