Airlines at Sumburgh Airport (LSI)

Sumburgh Airport (LSI) is one of eight regional airports on Shetland. There are currently no long haul scheduled flights from Sumburgh Airport; however, during the peak summer season, there are charter flights to/from London Stansted and Bergen (Norway).

Sumburgh, Shetland Islands
Highlands and Islands Airports Limited
Time Zone
059°52'44"N 001°17'44"W
Atlantic Airways
+44 870 443 2372
+44 1234 757766
Flybe (operated by Loganari)
+44 871 700 0535
Highland Airways
+44 845 450 2245

Flybe is one of the fastest growing regional airlines in Europe and the only low-cost airline offering a business class. Out of Sumburgh Airport, Flybe operates flights to the Scottish cities, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and Kirkwall. During the summer months (June to August), Flybe offers flights to Bergen (Norway) from Sumburgh Airport, three times a week.

Highland Airways is a small Scottish airline operating out of Inverness. From Sumburgh Airport, Highland Airways operates flights to Inverness.

For those passengers wanting to explore Shetland by air, inter-island scheduled flights are operated by Directflight, which is contracted by Shetland Islands Council. This airline operates out of Tingwall Airport, near Lerwick, 25 miles from Sumburgh Airport. Flights are available to Fair Isle, Foula, Outer Skerries and Papa Stour.

Atlantic Airways is the national airline of the Faroe Islands (Denmark) and operates scheduled flights during the summer months to/from Sumburgh Airport to London Stansted Airport.

The airlines that operate from Sumburgh Airport are listed below.

The Shetlands are also home to many oil rigs and there are frequent charter helicopter flights for oil workers departing from Sumburgh Airport to various remote locations. Sumburgh Airport is also base to the HM Coast Guard's search and rescue service.


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