Airlines at Kirkwall Airport (KOI)

Kirkwall Airport (KOI) is a relatively small airport that serves the Orkney Islands and several major destinations in Scotland. As a result, the number of airlines that fly in and out is very small, with no international carriers required and a reduced need for domestic competition. In fact, there is only the one airline that operates commercial passenger air travel in and out of Kirkwall Airport.

Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney
Highlands and Islands Airports Limited
Time Zone
058°57'28"N 002°54'18"W
+44 871 700 0535
+44 1856 872494

Flybe is the sole carrier at the airport and it is able to offer a complete service from booking right through to in-flight care and comfort, so your travel experience is very consistent. Even the Flybe check-in counter staff are friendly, so any confusion or miscommunications are unlikely - something travellers used to larger airports may be happy to hear.

Loganair sell tickets on their website flying in or out of Kirkwall Airport. All Loganair flights are code-shared by Flybe. Destinations served by Flybe out of Kirkwall Airport are: Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Sumburgh, Shetland and Bergen, Norway. Loganair flies (via Flybe) to Orkney Northern Isles and Fair Isle.

Here are the contact numbers for airlines operating out of Kirkwall Airport:

Also, Highland Airways flies newspapers into the region seven days a week, via Kirkwall Airport. Benair flies cargo and mail into the region daily. Naturally, neither of these carriers can be booked for any form of passenger carriage.


Travel Essentials

Airport Hotels ComparisonCheapTravelInsurance.comCar Rental Quotes