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TITLE
Tiree Airport, 1968
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1989_P21_7
PLACENAME
Tiree
DISTRICT
Tiree and Coll
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Tiree
DATE OF IMAGE
29 April 1968
PERIOD
1960s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11037
KEYWORDS
airfields
aerodromes
royal air force
air travel
airlines
aircraft
aeroplanes
Tiree Airport, 1968

This is an aerial view of Tiree Airport taken in 1968.

The first scheduled flights from Tiree began in 1936, to Renfrew. During World War II the site was developed for use by the military and several RAF squadrons used it as their base. Civilian flights recommenced in 1947. These were operated by British European Airways until 1974 when the airline merged with BOAC to form British Airways Scottish.

Since 1975 Loganair have operated all scheduled flightsfrom Tiree. THe airport is owned and operated by Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd.


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Tiree Airport, 1968

ARGYLL: Tiree

1960s

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

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Airports & Aircraft

This is an aerial view of Tiree Airport taken in 1968.<br /> <br /> The first scheduled flights from Tiree began in 1936, to Renfrew. During World War II the site was developed for use by the military and several RAF squadrons used it as their base. Civilian flights recommenced in 1947. These were operated by British European Airways until 1974 when the airline merged with BOAC to form British Airways Scottish. <br /> <br /> Since 1975 Loganair have operated all scheduled flightsfrom Tiree. THe airport is owned and operated by Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd. <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.