Tom Scott

Landing at the only airport that’s also a public beach

Barra Airport, in Na h-Eileanan Siar in the west of Scotland, is unique: it’s the only commercial airport where the runway’s made of sand, and tide covers it up twice a day. Here’s how it works.

Thanks to all the team at Barra Airport:

I chartered with Hebridean Air Services from Oban:

Scheduled flights are available with Loganair:

Editor: Michelle Martin (@mrsmmartin)
Location fixer: Vikki McCraw from Locations 365

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