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Campbeltown Airport (Machrihanish Airport)

Campbeltown Airport (Machrihanish Airport) RAF Machrihanish hosted UK military and NATO base operations until 1997. The airport runway, at 3,049 metres, is one of the longest in Europe. Aircraft operations are supported by a Flight Information Service. An Airport Fire Service is provided on the basis of a Rescue Fire Fighting Service category 3 airport as detailed in Civil Aviation Publication 168.

Campbeltown itself is situated three miles to the east of the airport and can be easily accessed with a taxi or hire car. Attractions in Campbeltown include the famous Springbank distillery company, the heritage centre which shows the history of the town, and Davaar Island which boasts the famous cave painting of the crucifixion of Christ.


Campbeltown Airport
© Malcolm McFadyen 2005
Campbeltown Airport
© Malcolm McFadyen 2005


Machrihanish Golf Club is situated close to the airport and is a championship course which boasts being voted the best first hole in the world. It comes highly recommended from all golfers who have played there. There are two other courses in the area at Southend and Carradale.

Refueling Services:
Avgas +44 (0) 1955 602201
Keith Wright +44 (0) 1586 553786

Information and Helpful Phone Numbers:

Highlands & Islands Airports Ltd +44 (0) 1586 553797
Loganair +44 (0) 1586 552571
Strathclyde Police, Campbeltown +44 (0) 1586 552253
Argyll & the Isles, Loch Lomond, Stirling & Trossachs Tourist Board +44 (0) 1586 552056
Campbeltown Hospital +44 (0) 1586 552224

Campbeltown Airport Campbeltown Airport (Machrihanish Airport)

Airport Tel No - +44 (0)1586 552571
Enquiry Desk Tel: 01586 553797
Airport Code: CAL
Airport Address - Machrihanish Airport, Campbeltown, Argyll, PA28 6NU
Ticket Sales - British Airways Ticket Desk
Check-in - British Airways
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General Info
Country United Kingdom
ICAO ID EGEC
Time UTC 0(+1DT)
Latitude 55.437222
55° 26' 14.00" N
Longitude -5.686389
005° 41' 11.00" W
Elevation 44 feet
13 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 005° W (01/05)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS


Communications
AFIS
Opr 0915-1730Z++ Mon-Fri, OT by arng.
125.9


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
11/29 10003 x 151 feet
3049 x 46 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME MAC MACHRIHANISH 107X 116 1.3 NM 295.6
NDB CBL CAMPBELTOWN - 380 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1+, Jet A1 with icing inhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz.
FUEL (NC 100LL,A-1)
LGT PAPI Rwy 11 MEHT 51', PAPI Rwy 29 MEHT 50'.
OPR HOURS Opr 0930-1730Z++ Mon-Fri, OT by arng.
RSTD PPR. NORDO proh.

Runway 11/29

10003 x 151 feet
3049 x 46 meters



Runway 11
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 106.0
Latitude 55.440994
55° 26' 27.58" N
Longitude -5.709542
005° 42' 34.35" W
Elevation 39.0 feet
12 meters
Slope 0.0°
Landing Distance 9403 feet
2866 meters
Takeoff Distance 10003 feet
3049 meters
Displaced Threshold Length 600 feet
183 meters
Lighting System HIRL
BO
PAPI

Runway 29
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 286.0
Latitude 55.433444
55° 26' 00.40" N
Longitude -5.663239
005° 39' 47.66" W
Elevation 39.0 feet
12 meters
Slope 0.0°
Landing Distance 8603 feet
2622 meters
Takeoff Distance 10003 feet
3049 meters
Displaced Threshold Length 1400 feet
427 meters
Lighting System HIRL
BO
PAPI

Navaids



MACHRIHANISH
Type ID Channel Freq Country State
VOR-DME MAC 107X 116 United Kingdom -
Latitude Longitude Airport
55.430000
55° 25' 48.00" N
-5.650278
005° 39' 01.00" W
EGEC

Navaids



CAMPBELTOWN
Type ID Channel Freq Country State
NDB CBL - 380 United Kingdom -
Latitude Longitude Airport
55.435631
55° 26' 08.27" N
-5.688072
005° 41' 17.06" W
EGEC


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