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Kirkwall Airport is an international airport in Scotland, the United Kingdom. It's 4.6 km southeast of the town centre. Kirkwall Airport had an air passenger volume of over 0.171 million in 2019 and is the hub for Loganair.


Kirkwall KW15 1TH, United Kingdom

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Departures (flight irregularity)

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Kirkwall Airport connections: MCT

It is important to be aware of the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in an airport when the route has a connecting flight. It's recommended to always check this before booking flights. The MCT is also a determining factor when a traveller needs to claim compensation for a missed connection. Below you can find the minimum time needed for connecting flights in Kirkwall Airport.

  • Between domestic flights: 30 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 60 min.
  • Between international flights: 90 min.

Kirkwall Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the totally separate areas which make it possible for air passengers to move between ground transport, airport gates and the plane. It is important to know from which terminal you are leaving from or travelling through since passengers might need some more time to get to the necessary one, especially in larger airports. Kirkwall Airport has 1 Terminal.

Terminal 1 – used by Loganair

How to get to / from Kirkwall KOI Airport

It might be a challenge to find the most comfortable way to reach the centre of the city when travelling to a destination for the first time. Public transport is not always accessible straight from the terminals and taxis at the airport are often costly. We advise looking at all the alternatives prior to the flight so you are aware of what your choices are and can plan your trip appropriately.

Kirkwall Airport bus

  • Line 3
    Direction: Kirkwall
    Travel time (approx.): 10 min.

Kirkwall Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 5 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 15 EUR

Where to have a rest in Kirkwall Airport

On occasion air passengers have prolonged waiting times between flights, such as overnight layovers or a flight delay until the following day. When this happens, it is essential for passengers to note where they can rest and pass their time between flights.

Kirkwall Airport hotels

Sometimes if your flight takes off the following day, you may feel it is necessary to stay overnight in a nearby hotel. In some instances, hotels are found in the airport building, however at others you may need to leave the airport vicinity to get to the nearest one. In the event you decide to stay overnight in a hotel between flights, we have selected some comfortable alternatives for you.

  • Karrawa Guest House / B&B
    Price: from 103 EUR per night
    Address: Inganess Rd, St Ola, Kirkwall KW15 1SP, United Kingdom
    Contact: +44 185 687 1100
    Website: click
  • The Kirkwall
    Price: from 180 EUR per night
    Address: Harbour St, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, the United Kingdom
    Contact: +44 185 687 2232
    Website: click
  • West End Hotel
    Price: from 102 EUR per night
    Address: 14 Main St, Kirkwall KW15 1BU, United Kingdom
    Contact: +44 185 688 1201
    Website: click

Kirkwall Airport restaurants

No information on restaurants for this airport.

Kirkwall Airport shops

No information on shops for this airport.

Kirkwall Airport car hire

Sometimes you must travel by car, or it may be the most pleasurable mode of transport for your journey. The list below will help you to choose the right car hire company for your trip.

  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:30 AM - 07:30 PM, Sat: 07:30 AM - 03:30 PM, Sun: 12:00 PM - 07:30 PM
    Contact: +44 185 687 5500
  • Europcar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:30 AM - 07:30 PM, Sat: 07:30 AM - 03:30 PM, Sun: 12:00 PM - 07:30 PM
    Contact: +44 185 687 5500

Other Kirkwall Airport services you might need

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MYFLYRIGHT is a legal tech company, specialized in the support of airline passengers affected by flight delays, flight cancellations, denied boarding, delayed or lost luggage and the refund of unused airline tickets. MYFLYRIGHT was founded 2016 in Hamburg, Germany. The company operates out of 3 offices, its headquarter in Hamburg and its branches in Prague, Czech Republic and Zaporizhia, Ukraine. Currently, MYFLYRIGHT employs a team of around 25 people working in Marketing, Operations, Legal, Customer Support and IT. The organization operates across 5 markets – Germany, United Kingdom, Romania, Austria, and Switzerland.

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