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TITLE
Benbecula Airport, 1968
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1989_P21_6
PLACENAME
Benbecula
DISTRICT
South Uist
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: South Uist
DATE OF IMAGE
5 August 1968
PERIOD
1960s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11036
KEYWORDS
airfields
aerodromes
royal air force
air travel
airlines
aircraft
aeroplanes
Benbecula Airport, 1968

This is an aerial view of Benbecula airport taken in 1968. The airport also serves North Uist and South Uist. It is located on the north west corner of the island close to the village of Balivanich.

Aircraft first used the site in the late 1930s and an RAF base was established there in 1942. The airport is owned and operated by Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd and provides scheduled services to the Scottish mainland and other Hebridean islands.


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Benbecula Airport, 1968

INVERNESS: South Uist

1960s

airfields; aerodromes; royal air force; air travel; airlines; aircraft; aeroplanes

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Airports & Aircraft

This is an aerial view of Benbecula airport taken in 1968. The airport also serves North Uist and South Uist. It is located on the north west corner of the island close to the village of Balivanich.<br /> <br /> Aircraft first used the site in the late 1930s and an RAF base was established there in 1942. The airport is owned and operated by Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd and provides scheduled services to the Scottish mainland and other Hebridean islands. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.