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Islay Airport


(Glenegedale Airport)

Islay Airport is located at Glenegedale between the A846 road and the fine shell-sand beach of Laggan Bay, some 4 miles (6.5 km) north northwest of Port Ellen and 5 miles (8 km) south of Bowmore. It was originally constructed as a Royal Air Force base during World War II, and some evidence of this role in the form of roads and aircraft stands remain.

Today, Islay Airport is operated by the government-owned Highland and Islands Airports Limited and has the International Air Transport Association (IATA) location code "ILY". Scheduled flights operate to Glasgow.


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