Flying to Islay

Ensuring our passenger’s safety is our utmost priority – below is a list of important considerations to keep in mind when travelling TO Islay Airport:

What safety measures must I adhere to at the airport?

You will be asked to use the supplied sanitiser on your hands before entering the terminal building after alighting the aircraft.

You will also be asked to observe 2-metre physical (social) distancing and directional guidelines throughout the airport at all times.

Do I need to wear a face covering within the terminal?

Yes, in line with current guidance you will be required to wear a face covering from the moment you enter the terminal building until you depart the destination airport at the end of your journey.

Will I be required to undergo a temperature check upon landing into the airport?

No, the advice from the UK and Scottish governments, and Health Protection Scotland, is that temperature checks are not currently required at our airports.

If I require special assistance, will this still be available?

Yes, special assistance will still be available at the airport.  Such requests should be made to your airline in the first instance to explain your requirements.

Will the café be open?

The Café at Islay Airport will remain open for travelling passengers only.

Are the toilet and washroom facilities open in the terminal building?

There will still be toilet facilities available within all areas of the terminal building; however, the capacity in some areas may be reduced to comply with social distancing.

Will the bus service operate from the airport?

The bus service operated by B. Mundell is currently running a reduced service.  For more information, please call them on 01498 840274.

Is car hire available from Islay Airport?

Yes.  In line with additional protections measures, screens have been placed at the car hire desks for the protection of passengers and staff.  Please contact the car hire company for further information:

Will a taxi service be available when I arrive?

No – there are currently no taxi companies operating on Islay.


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