The airport opened in 1934, established by Eric Gandar Dower, intended to link the northern islands of Scotland with London. On 6 October 2011, a 124-metre extension to the main runway at the airport was opened and handles besides the usual airtraffic also around 500,000 passengers per year by helicopter for the North Sea oil fields, making it the world's busiest heliport.
The airport has one main passenger terminal
Handling agent: ASIG
Check-in: 2 hours before departure. Check in closes 30 minutes before departure.
Gate closes 15 minutes before departure.
Northern Lights Execuitve Lounge.