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Barra Airport Guide

If you are travelling to the island of Barra in Scotland's Outer Hebrides you may wish to find out more about the airport and its facilities before departing. Famous for its beautiful scenery, it's reputed to be the only airport in the world with a beach runway handling scheduled airline services.

Discover more about this unique travel hub by using our handy guide. For further details of other Flybe services from Scotland, use the search tool located on this page.

Barra Airport (BRR) information

Airport Name: Barra Airport (BRR)

Location: The airport is located in the north of the island, around 13km from the main settlement of Castlebay.

Contact Information: Barra Airport, Eoligarry, Scotland, HS9 5YD.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1871 890283

Transport links and parking

Given its relative small size and population, Barra is easy to get around once you've landed at its airport. There are numerous options available for your onward journey. Read on for more details.

Airport parking

Parking is available free of charge in an area adjacent to the terminal building. Additionally, there is also a pick-up and drop-off point for passengers.

Barra Airport by public transport

There is no railway on the island, meaning bus travel is the most popular form of public transport. There is a public bus service run from the airport by two local operators. Visit Comhairle nan Eilean Siar's website for further details.

Airport taxis

Two local providers run taxis to and from the airport, Barra Taxis (01871 810 012) and J Campbell (01871 810 216). Taxis can be booked in advance or arranged on arrival at the terminal.

Airport car hire

Car and van hire is provided by two local firms, MacMillan Self Drive (01871 890 366) and Barra Car Hire (01871 890 313). Passengers are advised to book in advance to secure their hire vehicle.

Barra Airport information for the business traveller

Internet access

Free wi-fi is offered throughout the terminal, allowing passengers to surf the internet and check e-mails.

Other business facilities

Owing to its small size there are no on-site conference facilities. Business passengers are instead advised to contact local hotels to enquire about availably of meeting rooms.
If you require more information, please visit the airport's website.

Barra Airport flights

Flybe operates flights from Barra airport to the following destinations:

United Kingdom

  • Belfast City
  • Birmingham
  • Cardiff
  • East Midlands
  • Glasgow Intl.
  • Exeter
  • Kirkwall
  • Leeds Bradford
  • Manchester
  • Norwich
  • Southampton

Channel Islands

  • Jersey
  • Guernsey


  • Donegal
  • Dublin


  • Paris CDG


  • Dusseldorf

Please note not all flights are direct. Please see our timetable for further details.

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