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Sumburgh Airport

Sumburgh Airport

Description

Sumburgh Airport is located at the southern tip of the Shetland Islands and is made easily accessible through regular flights to/from main connecting Scottish cities. You can travel via Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness or Aberdeen - with connections available throughout the UK and international airport network. Aircraft operations are supported by an Air Traffic Control service while on call services to air ambulance and search and rescue flights are assisted by a Flight Information Officer. An Airport Fire Service is provided on the basis of a Rescue and Fire Fighting Service category 5 airport as detailed in Civil Aviation Publication 168.

Shop and Cafe

There is a combined shop and cafe situated in the main terminal building which offers a selection of local souvenirs, confectionery, hot and cold food and beverages and alcoholic drinks.

Facilities

BT payphones are available throughout the terminal building and the Tourist Information Point provides a computer for internet and Email access. A wide-screen television is located in the main lounge area.

Facilities for the Disabled

Disabled toilets are provided within the main terminal building and wheelchairs are available. If you require assistance please make arrangements prior to arrival through the flight operator or by contacting airport administration staff who will be happy to assist on tel: +44 (0) 1950 461000. Ambulift facilities are available to assist passengers with impaired mobility during embarkation and disembarkation from aircraft. There are ramp facilities at the entrance.

Meeting Rooms and Lounge Facilities

Various conference facilities are available for hire within the main terminal building. Please contact the airport administration office for details on tel: +44 (0) 1950 461000.

A prayer room and separate quiet room are located in the main termainl building. Please contact the airport administration office for details on tel: +44 (0) 1950 461000.

Helicopter and Charter Flights

Helicopter Charter
Bristows Helicopters
+44 (0) 1851 705577

Local Transport Information

Sumburgh Airport Car Parking
Free of charge short term and long term car parking is provided adjacent to the terminal building. Disabled car spaces are designated in these areas. Drivers are advised that vehicles and their contents are left at their own risk. Pick up / drop off areas are marked next to the terminal entrance with disabled spaces directly in front of the terminal building at the main entrance door.

Car Hire
Car and van rental is available at the airport. Booking in advance is advisable.
Star Rent-a-Car +44 (0) 1950 460444 or (0) 1595 692075. Situated at the airport desk next to baggage reclaim.

Taxi Providers
Taxis are available at the airport and in the town. Booking in advance is advisable.

Public Transportation
The regular airport bus to the capital of Lerwick, which is 25 miles north of Sumburgh, takes around 40 minutes. Please contact John Leask & Sons for further information on tel: +44 (0) 1595 693162 or fax: +44 (0) 1595 693171. Flights to other Shetland airports at Unst, Foula, Fair Isle and Out Skerries are available from Tingwall airport near Lerwick.

Sumburgh Airport Sumburgh Airport

Address:
Shetlands, Sumburgh,
United Kingdom, Virkie,
Shetland Isles, ZE3 9JP

Tel: +44 (0)1950 460654
Fax: +44 (0)1950 460218


Airport Data: Operating hours Mon-Fri 7:15-20:30, Sat 9:30-17:15, Sun 9:45-17:15

Airfield Data: 2 Runways, Fire Category 5

WWW: http://www.hial.co.uk/sumburgh-airport.html






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General Info
Country United Kingdom
ICAO ID EGPB
Time UTC 0(+1DT)
Latitude 59.878889
59° 52' 44.00" N
Longitude -1.295556
001° 17' 44.00" W
Elevation 20 feet
6 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 004° 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
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry
Daylight Savings Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October


Communications
TWR 118.25
ATIS 125.85
RADAR
Opr 0730-2130Z++ Mon-Fri, 0800-1800Z++ Sat, 0900-1800Z++ Sun.
131.3
123.15


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
06/24 1804 x 148 feet
550 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 031FBXT NO
09/27 3871 x 151 feet
1180 x 46 meters
ASPHALT 020FBWT YES
15/33 4678 x 151 feet
1426 x 46 meters
ASPHALT 031FBXT NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME SUM SUMBURGH 120Y 117.35 At Field -
NDB SBH SUMBURGH - 351 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

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


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz.
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)
OPR HOURS Opr 0730-2000Z++ Mon-Fri; 0900-1730Z++ Sat, 0930-1800++ Sun.
RSTD Rwy 06-24 copter only. Ngt ldg on Rwy 15-33 rstd to copter only.
RWY Rpt LDA for Rwy 09 is 3553', rpt LDA for Rwy 27 is 3586', and rpt LDA for Rwys 15/33 is 4065'.

Runway 06/24

1804 x 148 feet
550 x 45 meters

Effective 17 February 2005 to 16 March 2005

Runway 06
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 055.0
Latitude 59.875556
59° 52' 32.00" N
Longitude -1.288056
001° 17' 17.00" W
Elevation 9.0 feet
3 meters
Slope 0.6°
Landing Distance 1804 feet
550 meters
Takeoff Distance 1804 feet
550 meters
Lighting System LIRL

Runway 24
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 235.0
Latitude 59.878056
59° 52' 41.00" N
Longitude -1.280833
001° 16' 51.00" W
Elevation 19.0 feet
6 meters
Slope -0.6°
Landing Distance 1804 feet
550 meters
Takeoff Distance 1804 feet
550 meters
Lighting System LIRL

Runway 09/27

3871 x 151 feet
1180 x 46 meters

Effective 17 February 2005 to 16 March 2005

Runway 09
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 084.0
Latitude 59.880822
59° 52' 50.96" N
Longitude -1.305261
001° 18' 18.94" W
Elevation 20.0 feet
6 meters
Slope -0.1°
Landing Distance 3848 feet
1173 meters
Takeoff Distance 3871 feet
1180 meters
Displaced Threshold Length 23 feet
7 meters
Lighting System HIRL
M
PAPI

Runway 27
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 264.0
Latitude 59.882014
59° 52' 55.25" N
Longitude -1.284325
001° 17' 03.57" W
Elevation 15.0 feet
5 meters
Slope 0.1°
Landing Distance 3766 feet
1148 meters
Takeoff Distance 3871 feet
1180 meters
Displaced Threshold Length 105 feet
32 meters
Lighting System HIRL
M
PAPI

Runway 15/33

4678 x 151 feet
1426 x 46 meters

Effective 17 February 2005 to 16 March 2005

Runway 15
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 144.0
Latitude 59.881864
59° 52' 54.71" N
Longitude -1.300489
001° 18' 01.76" W
Elevation 7.0 feet
2 meters
Landing Distance 4064 feet
1239 meters
Takeoff Distance 4678 feet
1426 meters
Displaced Threshold Length 614 feet
187 meters
Lighting System HIRL
PAPI

Runway 33
Surface ASPHALT
True Heading 324.0
Latitude 59.871589
59° 52' 17.72" N
Longitude -1.285303
001° 17' 07.09" W
Elevation 8.0 feet
2 meters
Landing Distance 4064 feet
1239 meters
Takeoff Distance 4678 feet
1426 meters
Displaced Threshold Length 614 feet
187 meters
Lighting System HIRL

Navaids



SUMBURGH
Type ID Channel Freq Country State
VOR-DME SUM 120Y 117.35 United Kingdom -
Latitude Longitude Airport
59.878889
59° 52' 44.00" N
-1.286667
001° 17' 12.00" W
EGPB


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