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Blanket of fog disrupts flights

Blanket of fog disrupts flights

0 comments, 05/11/2015, by in News

Today's fog disrupted flights to and from Shetland, with both Sumburgh and Scatsta suffering cancellations. Although two early morning flights from Sumburgh, one to Kirkwall and one to Edinburgh, both got away before 8am, all subsequent arrivals and departures were cancelled. The morning's first f... Read more...

Near miss with weather balloon

Near miss with weather balloon

0 comments, 30/05/2015, by in News

A plane carrying oil and gas personnel into Scatsta had to alter course to avoid a large weather balloon, according to a report by the Air Accident Investigation Branch. The incident happened around 11.30am on 21st January as the pilot of the Saab 2000 was making the descent into Scatsta. The plane... Read more...

Hectic day at Sumburgh Airport

Hectic day at Sumburgh Airport

Friday was an exceptionally busy day at Sumburgh Airport with additional Eastern Airways traffic from Scatsta adding to the regular Flybe flights.   Ronnie Robertson's photograph may evoke memories for many of the heady days of the 1970s at Sumburgh, when the number of oil flights meant there wer... Read more...

Scatsta work set to begin over year late

Scatsta work set to begin over year late

01/08/2008, by in News

By JOHN ROBERTSONTHE OIL industry is more than a year late starting major improvements to Scatsta Airport despite having bounced SIC councillors into lending £8 million of public money for the works as a matter of urgency.Members of the board of the Shetland Charitable Trust property arm Sl... Read more...